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| On Feb 15, 2022 3:00 PM IST

IND vs WI Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I India vs West Indies Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Today Dream11 Team

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IND vs WI Dream11 Prediction: Team India is all set to host West Indies for a three-match T20I series and the first T20I game is scheduled to be played on 16 February (Wednesday) at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The Rohit Sharma-led Indian side registered an amazing 3-0 ODI series whitewash recently against West Indies. Hosts performed sensationally well in all of the three ODI matches. On the other hand, West Indies just failed to compete especially with the bat which was quite evident in the entire three-match ODI series. However, the Windies team are a completely different side when it comes to shortest format of the game with their combination of power-hitting and fearless players. Both these sides will be eyeing to grab the winning momentum right from the start of this short T20I series.

IND vs WI 1st T20I Match Details

Fixture Name: 1st T20I, India vs West Indies

Competition: India vs West Indies T20I

Date: 16 February

Time: 7 PM IST

Ground: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Watch IND vs WI Live Score

Watch India vs West Indies Live on Star Sports Network and HotStar app.

IND vs WI Pitch Report

The wicket at the Eden Gardens are expected to offer excellent batting-friendly conditions to a great extent. The weather climate will be a bit of chilly in the sub-continent during this time of the year. Therefore, the dew factor will once again be vital in this T20I fixture. Thus, picking the right set of combination of players will be essential from the fantasy cricket point of view.

Team Form Guide:
IND (recent last): W W W W W
WI (recent last): W L W L W


 

IND vs WI Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

IND Playing 11 (likely)

Rohit Sharma
Ishan Kishan/Ruturaj Gaikwad

Virat Kohli
Suryakumar Yadav
Rishabh Pant
Venkatesh Iyer
Harshal Patel
Deepak Chahar
Kuldeep Yadav/Ravi Bishnoi
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Yuzvendra Chahal

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  • The trio of KL Rahul, Axar Patel and Washington Sundar will be unavailable for the entire three-match T20I series.
  • Rohit Sharma will captain the side.
  • Rishabh Pant will be the wicket-keeper.
  • They will bank upon the likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant as their important clogs in the batting department.
  • The likes of Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal will have to put up a consistent show with the ball.

Rohit Sharma Stats vs West Indies in T20I

Indian captain Rohit Sharma will be hoping to lead his team from the front in this three-match IND vs WI T20I series. Rohit Sharma has a brilliant record against West Indies in T20I cricket and has also done remarkable well off late in the shortest format of the game.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50/100 Recent T20I Form
15 519 141.4 4/1 56, 55, 48

 

 

Rishabh Pant Stats in T20I

For India, newly appointed stand-in vice-captain Rishabh Pant will be an important performer to watch out in these three T20I matches against the Windies team. Pant has smashed more than 600 T20I runs that includes as many as two half-centuries.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50s Recent Form
41 623 123.12 2 56, 18, 11, 0, 85

 

WI Playing 11 (likely)

Brandon King
Shai Hope/Kyle Mayers

Nicholas Pooran
Rovman Powell
Romario Shepherd

Kieron Pollard
Jason Holder
Fabian Allen

Akeal Hosein
Odean Smith
Sheldon Cottrell

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  • There are no major injury issues in the West Indies camp.
  • Kieron Pollard will be the captain.
  • Nicholas Pooran will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • The likes of Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell and Kieron Pollard will be expected to do the major run-scoring part in the batting department.
  • The likes of Jason Holder, Sheldon Cottrell, Fabian Allen, and Romario Shepherd will be their crucial wicket-taking bowlers.

Jason Holder Stats in T20I

For West Indies, seam bowling all-rounder Jason Holder has delivered some crucial match-winning performances in the recent while both with the bat and ball especially in white-ball cricket. Holder was the Player of the Series during the remarkable 3-2 T20I series triumph against England where he took a total of 15 wickets.

Matches Wickets Economy Runs Recent Form
35 38 8.07 262 4/34, 1/37, 57, 5/27, 36 & 3/44

 

 

Rovman Powell Stats in T20I

West Indies middle-order batsman Rovman Powell has been in an excellent form in the shortest format of the game. Rovman Powell notched up a sensational century during the T20I series against England.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50/100 Recent Form
36 524 133.33 2/1 35, 5, 107

 

Who will win India vs West Indies today match?

The Indian side will be hoping to extend their superb winning momentum to the T20I matches as well and they are a very strong team to beat in their familiar home conditions. The Rohit Sharma-led team registered an excellent 3-0 T20I series whitewash against New Zealand at home last year. On the other hand, West Indies will surely come with a changed mindset in the T20I format of the game especially after they defeated England recently at home. India will once again enter this contest with a slight upper hand having won the ODI series. According to the IND vs WI today match prediction & India vs West Indies cricket betting tips, India are the favourites to win this match.

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IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant, Nicholas Pooran
BATTERS: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rovman Powell
ALL-ROUNDERS: Jason Holder
BOWLERS: Odean Smith, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal

IND vs WI Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Rohit Sharma, Jason Holder.

For Grand League: Virat Kohli, Nicholas Pooran.

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.