India vs West Indies Match Preview- West Indies Tour of India 2022, 3rd T20I. India and West Indies are set to face each other in the ultimate clash of the ongoing tour. India vs West Indies 3rd T20I will take place on February 20 (Sunday) at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata.
West Indies has already lost the first two matches of the series. They have already lost the series 0-2 and will seek to evade a whitewash in the India vs West Indies T20I series. West Indies also faced a whitewash in the 3-match India vs West Indies ODI series earlier. Now, another whitewash during the tour will be a humiliating result for them.
India defeated West Indies in the 1st T20I by 6 wickets. West Indies batted first and slammed 157-7 on the scoreboard with a fifty by Nicholas Pooran (61). However, with Rohit Sharma’s 40, Ishan Kishan’s 35 and unbeaten 34 by Suryakumar Yadav, India managed to chase down the target by 6 wickets.
In India vs West Indies 2nd T20I, India was asked to bat first. With half-centuries by Virat Kohli (52) and Rishabh Pant (52*), India set up a big total of 186-5 on the scoreboard. Later, Nicholas Pooran (62) and Rovman Powell (68*) slammed half-centuries but lost the match in the end by 8 runs.
In head-to-head encounters, India and West Indies have played 19 matches. India has won 12 matches while West Indies emerged victorious in 6 games. While playing in India, the hosts have won 7 games while West Indies has won 2 out of 9.
Both the teams have played 3 games at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata and all of them have been won by India. In the last 5 matches, India has defeated West Indies every time.
India vs West Indies Match Preview- West Indies Tour of India 2022, 3rd T20I
India is led by Rohit Sharma in India vs West Indies T20I series. So far, Virat Kohli has scored the most runs for the team in the series, smashing 69 runs. He slammed a fifty in the 2nd T20I. Rishabh Pant, who also hit a half-century in the 2nd T20I, comes next with 60 runs in 2 games.
In bowling, Ravi Bishnoi has hunted most 3 wickets for the team in India vs West Indies T20I series so far. Bhuveneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, and Yuzvendra Chahal account for 2 wickets each. Deepak Chahar has picked 1 wicket.
India Squad: Rohit Sharma (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (WK), Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Siraj, Avesh Khan, Ishan Kishan, Venkatesh Iyer, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel
West Indies is led by Kieron Pollard in India vs West Indies T20I series. Nicholas Pooran has slammed 123 runs for the team in 2 games so far. He slammed a fifty in both the previous two T20Is. Rovman Powell comes next with 70 runs in 2 games.
In the bowling department, Roston Chase has grabbed 5 wickets while Sheldon Cottrell has picked 2 wickets. Romario Shepherd and Fabian Allen have picked 1 wicket each in India vs West Indies T20I series. Rest bowlers have remained wicketless so far.
West Indies Squad: Kieron Pollard (C), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh, Rovman Powell, Roston Chase, Kyle Mayers, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Drakes.
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