India vs West Indies Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Cricket Picks for IND vs WI 1st T20I

Published on: Feb 15, 2022 4:52 pm IST|Updated on: Feb 15, 2022 4:56 pm IST

India vs West Indies Dream11 Top Fantasy Cricket Picks for IND vs WI 1st T20I

India vs West Indies Dream11: After a spectacular ODI series whitewash, India and West Indies will now be locking horns in a three-match T20I series and the opening game will take place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 16 February, 2022. The Rohit Sharma-led Indian team won all the three ODI matches by comprehensive margins and will be looking to take this incredible form in the T20I series as well. Both India and the Windies team have some exciting players in their respective line-ups who will be eyeing to do well in the T20Is. ‘

India vs West Indies Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

1. Rohit Sharma

India skipper Rohit Sharma will definitely be a key performer to watch out for in this IND vs WI three-match T20I series. Rohit has been in a terrific form off late in the T20I format of the game as he has scored as many as three half-centuries in the last 4 T20I games. The right-hander also scored an impressive quick-fire fifty in the first ODI against the Windies team. The senior Indian opener has a brilliant record against West Indies in the shortest format of the game as he has notched up more than 500 runs at a phenomenal strike-rate of 141.4 that includes four fifties and 1 century.

Rohit Sharma Stats vs West Indies in T20I

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



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2. Jason Holder

West Indies senior all-rounder Jason Holder will be a crucial player for the visitors in these three T20I matches against India. Holder has performed incredibly well in the recent while both in ODIs and T20Is. The right-arm pacer took an excellent four-wicket haul in the third ODI and also scored a fine half-century in the first game against India. Jason Holder ended up taking as many as 15 wickets during his outstanding Man of the Series performance against England in the 3-2 T20I series win.

Jason Holder Stats in T20I

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


3. Virat Kohli

After a rather below-par performance in the ODI series, Virat Kohli will surely be eyeing to make a strong comeback into form in the India vs West Indies T20I games. Barring his two fine fifties in the ODI series against South Africa, Virat has also done impressively well against West Indies in T20I cricket. In just 11 T20I matches against the Windies team, former India captain has scored a wonderful total of 501 runs at a staggering strike-rate of more than 150. Virat Kohli has scored as many as 5 half-centuries against the Men in Maroon in the shorter format.

Virat Kohli Stats vs West Indies in T20I

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


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


4. Nicholas Pooran

After fetching a record-breaking IPL contract, Nicholas Pooran will be high on confidence to do well in the T20I series against India. Pooran is yet to leave his impact at the international level in T20I cricket but has contributed with many crucial knocks so far. The explosive left-hander smashed a brilliant half-century in the third T20I against England and also comprised a great century stand with Rovman Powell. In his overall T20I career, Nicholas Pooran has smacked more than 1000 runs at a strike-rate of close to 130.

Nicholas Pooran Stats in T20I

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


5. Yuzvendra Chahal

India’s leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has been a consistent wicket-taker for the hosts in the shortest format of the game. Chahal is currently the second highest wicket-taker for India in T20I cricket with an excellent total of 64 wickets from 50 matches at an average of 25.31. The right-arm leggie also picked up a brilliant four-wicket haul during his Man of the Match performance in the first ODI game against West Indies.

Matches Wickets Economy Average Recent Form
50 64 8.29 25.31 1/45, 4/49, 1/47, 1/47


Related: Washington Sundar out of IND vs WI T20I Series

IND vs WI 1st T20I

The India vs West Indies first T20I match will be broadcasted live on the Star Sports Network and HotStar app. The first ball of the game will be bowled at 7 PM IST. As of now, the three-match T20I series between India and the Windies team will be played behind closed doors.

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