West Indies vs India 2023: WI vs IND 1st ODI Preview, Playing XI, Live Streaming Details

West Indies vs India 2023: WI vs IND 1st ODI Preview, Playing XI, Live Streaming Details
West Indies vs India 2023: WI vs IND 1st ODI Preview, Playing XI, Live Streaming Details

West Indies vs India 2023: WI vs IND 1st ODI Preview, Playing XI, Live Streaming Details

WI vs IND 1st ODI: After concluding the two-Test series, both Team India and the West Indies are now geared up for a crucial three-match ODI series. For the Men in Blue, these matches hold significant importance as they prepare for the upcoming Asia Cup and ODI World Cup scheduled in October.

With their sights set on the mega 50-over event, Team India aims to fine-tune their combinations and establish a solid core setup. In contrast, the Windies will be playing their first ODI match after a disappointing campaign in the ODI World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe.

The Windies must focus on their white-ball cricket to regain their form, while India seeks victories in the three-match series to keep their momentum high for the forthcoming events.

The battle between the two sides begins on Thursday, July 26, at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. This series holds immense importance for Team India as they strive to maintain their winning momentum heading into the first ODI.

Pitch and conditions

The pitch at the Kensington Oval offers something for both the pacers and spinners, making the upcoming match highly competitive. As a result, either of the captains, upon winning the toss, might opt to field first.

Probable Playing XI For WI vs IND 1st ODI

West Indies

After their disappointing performance in the World Cup Qualifier, the Windies aim to present a revamped lineup for the upcoming series. Therefore, the return of Oshane Thomas and Shimron Hetmyer is expected to provide a much-needed morale boost to their side.

Probable Playing XI: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Shai Hope (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Keacy Carty, Alick Athanaze, Yannic Cariah, Romario Shepherd, Oshane Thomas, Alzarri Joseph

India

The inclusion of Hardik Pandya in the ODI squad will give Team India a well-balanced unit also with strong batting and bowling capabilities. Additionally, there are chances that both Yuzvendra Chahal and Sanju Samson might find a place in the playing XI for the first ODI.

Probable Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

WI vs IND Head-to-head

Played – 139 | West Indies- 63 | India – 70 | Tied – 2 | No Result – 4

WI vs IND Broadcast and Live Streaming Details

Match Timings: 07:00 PM IST

Live Broadcast: DD Sports

Live Streaming: JioCinema and FanCode

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