Rohit Sharma and Nicholas Pooran, India vs West Indies (Image Credits: Twitter)
Rohit Sharma and Nicholas Pooran (Image Credits: Twitter)

WI vs IND Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between West Indies And India, India Tour of West Indies 2022, 1st T20I. India and West Indies are set to lock horns in a T20I series. The WI vs IND 1st T20I is set to take place on July 29 (Friday) at Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad. The WI vs IND T20I series will witness 5 games.

Rohit Sharma will lead India in WI vs IND T20I series. A few other crucial players like Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, will be back to the squad in the T20I series. West Indies will be led by Nicholas Pooran.

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Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. (Photo: Twitter)

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India recently defeated West Indies in a three-match ODI series. India crushed West Indies in all three games to bag a clean sweep in the series. India defeated West Indies by 3 runs in the 1st ODI, 2 wickets in the 2nd ODI, and 119 runs in the 3rd ODI.

Shubman Gill (Image Credits: Twitter)
Shubman Gill (Image Credits: Twitter)

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In the recent WI vs IND 3rd ODI, India won the toss and opted to bat first. The rain-affected match was reduced to 36 overs per side. Opener Shikhar Dhawan scored 58 while Shubman Gill went on to score unbeaten 98 runs. Shreyas Iyer smacked 44 as India posted 225-3 in 36 overs batting first.

Yuzvendra Chahal (Image Credits: Twitter)
Yuzvendra Chahal (Image Credits: Twitter)

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Later, West Indies lost opener Kyle Mayers and one-down Shamarh Brooks for ducks. Brandon King and Nicholas Pooran scored 42 runs each. However, most of the batsmen got out cheaply. A 4-wicket haul by Yuzvendra Chahal and 2 wickets each by Mohammed Siraj and Shardul Thakur helped India to bowl out West Indies for just 137.

WI vs IND Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between West Indies And India, India Tour of West Indies 2022, 1st T20I

WI vs IND Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches WI Won IND Won NR
Overall 20 6 13 1
At Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 1 4 0
In West Indies 4 2 2 0

Recent Venue Records (Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad) 

Stats-

Total matches- 3

Matches won batting first- 3

Average 1st Inns scores- 130

Average 2nd Inns scores- 131

Highest total recorded- 156/7 (19.5 Ov) by RSAW vs WIW

Highest score chased- 156/7 (19.5 Ov) by RSAW vs WIW

Toss Prediction for WI vs IND Match

India vs West Indies 1st T20I
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The team winning the toss might aim to bowl first. Chasing has been a popular option for teams in T20Is. India will aim to let West Indies post a total and then chase it with batting. West Indies will also seek a similar approach. Hence, bowling first will be a popular choice for both teams in WI vs IND 1st T20I.

Predicted Scores For WI vs IND Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
WI 150-170 160-180
IND 170-190 160-180

Players’ Form- West Indies- Batting

Shai Hope
Shai Hope, Image Source: Twitter

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Players Matches Runs Average
Nicholas Pooran 47 912 26.06
Rovman Powell 42 685 26.35
Brandon King 24 476 22.67
Shai Hope 19 304 17.88
Jason Holder 37 264 16.50
Shamarh Brooks 6 76 15.20

Who will score the most runs for WI in the match: Nicholas Pooran or Brandon King

Players’ Form- West Indies- Bowling

Alzarri Joseph
Alzarri Joseph. Image: ICC

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Alzarri Joseph 51 82 27.61
Jason Holder 37 39 25.85
Keemo Paul 21 29 21.0
Hayden Walsh 28 25 23.68
Romario Shepherd 20 20 28.55
Akeal Hosein 23 17 29.59

Who will pick the most wickets for WI in the match: Jason Holder or Alzarri Joseph

Players’ Form- India- Batting

Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer PC- Twitter

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Players Matches Runs Average
Rohit Sharma 128 3379 31.88
Shreyas Iyer 42 931 34.48
Hardik Pandya 63 770 24.06
Rishabh Pant 50 768 22.59
Suryakumar Yadav 19 537 38.36
Ishan Kishan 18 532 31.29

Who will score the most runs for IND in the match: Shreyas Iyer or Ishan Kishan

Players’ Form- India- Bowling

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Image Credits: Twitter)
Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Image Credits: Twitter)
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Players Matches Wickets Average
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 68 70 23.31
Kuldeep Yadav 24 41 14.76
Harshal Patel 17 23 29.96
Avesh Khan 9 8 29.38
Ravi Bishnoi 6 7 25.57
Arshdeep Singh 1 2 9.0

Who will pick the most wickets for IND in the match: Bhuvneshwar Kumar or Harshal Patel

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