India vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I Live Score GRAND LEAGUE TEAM Pitch Report, Player Stats, Today Dream11 Team

Updated on: Feb 16, 2022 12:45 pm IST

  • India vs West Indies Dream11 GRAND LEAGUE TEAM IND vs WI Live score

    India vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction: India will be facing West Indies in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 16 February, 2022. Team India handed the visiting Windies side a crushing 3-0 ODI series whitewash recently and thus, the hosts will definitely be high on confidence. Both these teams faced quite similar fortunes in their respective last T20I assignments. The Rohit Sharma-led Indian team registered a brilliant 3-0 whitewash during their previous T20I series against New Zealand in 2021. On the other hand, West Indies defeated England 3-2 in a thriller of a five-match T20I series at home. The Men in Maroon will be hoping come back with an improved performance both with the bat and ball after the ODI series loss. Both India and West Indies will be hoping to play their best brand of cricket in this first T20I match.

    India vs West Indies 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

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    IND vs WI Pitch Report

    The pitch at the Eden Gardens will once again provide favourable conditions for the batters throughout the ODI match. However, there will be enough help for the spinners. Due to the late winter climate in the Indian conditions, the dew factor will once again play an important role. Therefore, picking more of batters for this India vs West Indies game will be a good option from the fantasy 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

    Related: KL Rahul, Axar Patel out of India vs West Indies T20Is

    • 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.
    • The likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant will be expected to do the major run-scoring part with the bat.
    • The likes of Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal will form part of the bowling attack.

    Virat Kohli Stats vs West Indies in T20I

    Former Indian captain Virat Kohli will be an important player for the hosts in this opening T20I game against West Indies due to his immense experience. Kohli has amassed more than 500 runs in T20I cricket against West Indies at a phenomenal strike-rate of 154.6.

    Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50s Recent T20I Form
    11 501 154.6 5 2*, 9, 57, 80



    Rohit Sharma Stats vs West Indies in T20I

    Team India skipper Rohit Sharma has performed impressively well in the shortest format of the game in the recent while. The senior Indian opening batsman has notched up three excellent fifties in his last 4 T20I matches.

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


    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

    Related: Virat Kohli ANGRY Reaction after getting dismissed – WATCH

    • 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.
    • They will depend a lot on the likes of Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell and Kieron Pollard to take the responsibility 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

    West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder has proved his abilities staggeringly well in the last few months mainly against England and in the ongoing India tour especially with the ball. Holder took a brilliant four-wicket haul in the third and final ODI against India.

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



    Nicholas Pooran Stats in T20I

    West Indies explosive batsman Nicholas Pooran has smacked more than 1000 runs at a strike-rate of close to 130 at the international level in T20 cricket. He also smashed a brilliant half-century in the third T20I against England.

    Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50s Recent T20I Form
    54 1010 127.2 5 21, 22, 70


    Who will win India vs West Indies today match?

    The Indian team has managed to win all of their last 6 T20I matches that includes the final three games of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 against Afghanistan, Namibia and Scotland. The hosts will also be high on confidence with their spectacular performance in the 3-0 ODI series win against West Indies. On the other hand, West Indies will be hoping to take some confidence from their staggering 3-2 T20I series victory over England at home last month but they will have come up with the best of their efforts to beat India in their own den. According to the IND vs WI today match prediction & India vs West Indies cricket betting tips, India are the favourites to win this match.

    Related: Top 5 Fantasy Cricket Picks for IND vs WI 1st T20I

    IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction

    Grand League Team 1

    We are picking Rohit Sharma as the Captain of this fantasy cricket team due to his excellent half-century in the first ODI match against West Indies.

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

    Grand League Team 2

    We are making Jason Holder as the Captain in this fantasy team because of his amazing 57-run knock in the opening ODI match and also took a four-wicket haul in the third ODI.

    WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan (VC)
    BATSMEN: Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma, Rovman Powell
    ALL-ROUNDERS: Jason Holder (C), Kieron Pollard, Romario Shepherd
    BOWLERS: Akeal Hosein, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal

    Grand League Team 3

    We are selecting Virat Kohli as the Captain of this team as he has a terrific T20I record against West Indies having scored more than 500 runs at a strike-rate of 154.6.

    WICKET-KEEPERS: Ishan Kishan, Nicholas Pooran
    BATSMEN: Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli (C), Shreyas Iyer, Rovman Powell
    ALL-ROUNDERS: Jason Holder, Kieron Pollard (VC)
    BOWLERS: Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Sheldon Cottrell

    Grand League 4 

    We are making Rovman Powell as the Captain in this fantasy team because of his amazing century innings against England in the third T20I match.

    WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant (VC), Shai Hope
    BATSMEN: Virat Kohli, Rovman Powell (C), Rohit Sharma
    ALL-ROUNDERS: Jason Holder, Kieron Pollard
    BOWLERS: Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Odean Smith, Mohammed Siraj

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