After the three-match Twenty20 International series where India thrashed West Indies by 3-0, now both the teams are ready to face each other for a three-match One Day International series which starts in Providence Stadium, Guyana on August 8. Keeping India players’ current form in mind, the series is going to be easy. Let’s have a look at the West Indies vs India Head to Head Record in ODI.
Both the team have faced each other 127 times in the 50-over format where India won 60 times and West Indies won 62 times while two games ended up on a tie and three had ended with no result.
Predicted Playing 11
West Indies: Evin Lewis/John Campbell, Chris Gayle, Shai Hope (wk), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Carlos Brathwaite, Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Kemar Roach
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (c), KL Rahul, Manish Pandey/Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini/Khaleel Ahmed
Weather and pitch report
Scattered thunderstorms and rain are expected in the afternoon. Although an average of 260-270 runs are expected from the pitch in the first One Day Internationals. The team who will win the toss should choose to bat first as the wicket might get slower in the second innings.
Prediction for Match result
Although the three-match Twenty20 series went for India, West Indies vs India Head to Head Record shows West Indies have a better record in One Day Internationals against India. However, India players are in good form and keeping their recent form in mind, it is expected that India will have the upper hand. On the other hand, West Indies will also try to bounce back. With Chris Gayle’s inclusion, the game will be interesting as expected.
In conclusion, the ODI series between West Indies and India should go to India’s favour. Their recent form suggests their dominance over West Indies.