Today Match Prediction IND vs WI, 1st T20

Windies tour of India hasn’t produced anything to remember for the visitors thus far as they have lost both Test and ODI series to India comprehensively. The curtains will roll down for them after they clash for one last time in this tour against India, but this time in the shortest format of the game.

When: November 04, 07:00 PM IST 

Where: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Both teams are all groomed up and well prepared for the T20 series which is considered to be the forte for the Caribbean side. The 2 Time World T20 champions are a very tough unit to beat in the shortest format of the game.

Windies players were seen sweating it out at the Eden Gardens for the crucial game;

The match is scheduled to take place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, a venue which saw Windies became the world champions in the shortest format of the game for the second time back in 2016. India has not done well in the past against Windies and this is a fine chance for them to secure a series victory at home.

 

Team News

  • India have rested regular skipper Virat Kohli for the series, Rohit Sharma will lead the team in his absence.
  • Indian selectors have dropped MS Dhoni which means, Rishabh Pant will be the first choice wicket-keeper.
  • Windies have named a full-strength squad for the T20s led by Carlos Brathwaite. Darren Bravo, Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard are the big names who have made a comeback in the squad.
  • Ashley Nurse’s injury has forced him out of the remainder of the series.

 

The two squads

India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Manish Pandey, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Shahbaz Nadeem, Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav.

Windies: Carlos Brathwaite (c), Oshane Thomas, Shimron Hetmyer, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford, Khary Pierre, Kieron Pollard.

 

Also read: Jadeja has matured a lot: Indian skipper

 

Previous meeting

The two teams had a one-off game at the Sabina Park where Windies took down India mercilessly by 9 wickets chasing a score of 19 in 18.3 overs with 9 wickets in hand.

 

Recent Form (Last 5 T20Is)

India: WWWLW

Windies: LWWLL

So, who will win the match between India and Windies, let us dive into the match predictions and betting odds from the match IND vs WI?

 

Also Read: IND vs WI 1st ODI Dream11 Prediction

 

IND vs WI WHO WILL WIN?

  • According to the predictions made by Bet365, odds in favour of India winning the game are 4/11 while for Windies winning the match are 11/5.
  • According to the predictions made by Ladbrokes, odds in favour of India winning the game are 4/11 while for Windies winning the match are 9/4.