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IND vs WI 1st Test | Today match prediction and betting odds | India vs West Indies

By Bisma Qamar @BismaQamar6

IND vs WI 1st Test | Today match prediction and betting odds | Two match Test series

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India has not lost a single test series against Windies since 2002 and is not looking in a mood for one in the upcoming test series. The Indian team captain Virat Kohli has signaled that he might go with the same squad combination which made the first-ever test series victory in 2018 in Australia, possible for them where Kohli’s side won the series with 2-1.

However, for the West Indies, this can be proved positively if they take this as an opportunity. West Indies haven’t defeated India in a Test in over a decade, but the times have changed now, with more young, talented and passionate coming in for the team. This test series being a part of World Test Championship give more reason to win for both the teams.


Also read: SL vs NZ Test 2019: Sri Lankan key bowler likely to return for 2nd Test


IND vs WI 1st Test Venue and Timings

When: 22nd August, 06:00 PM IST

Where: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua

Betting Odds

Bet365: India 4/11; West Indies 4; Draw: 13/2

Skybet: India 4/11; West Indies 4; Draw: 11/2

Betfair: India 1/3; West Indies 4; Draw 8

Marathon Bet: India 4/11; West Indies 79/20; Draw 15/2

As you can see from the above index that the odds are in favor of India, therefore, India definitely has a high chance of winning IND vs WI Test series.


IND vs WI Squad

India

Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli(c), Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Hanuma Vihari, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

West Indies

Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Shimron Hetmyer, Shane Dowrich, Shai Hope(w), Rahkeem Cornwall, Jason Holder(c), Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, John Campbell, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel

Both teams captain would agree that their recent achievements have been marked by the good work of their bowlers, hence it is time for the batsmen to put their best foot forward.


Bisma Qamar @BismaQamar6