India vs West Indies 1st T20 Playing 11, Ind vs WI LIVE Score Updates: This T20 series is important for India, know both the teams’ Playing XI: The first match of the India-West Indies T-20 Series will be played at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium, Turf Ground, located in Loderhill, Florida, USA. The match will start at 8 pm Indian time. The match will be broadcast live on Sony Six, Sony Six HD. Internet users can see it on Sony Live app. The pitch of Florida is being said to be favorable to batting. The first international match was played on this pitch in 2010. Since then, there have been 7 matches on this ground so far. In the first of these 6 matches, the batting team has won.
Only one of the last 5 T-20s played in Florida, the team pursuing the goal has been able to win. In such a situation, the team winning the toss in today’s match can choose batting. In T20 matches, the pitch has been scored at an average of 8.05 so far. In 2016, 489 runs were scored in the T20 match played between India and West Indies. West Indies made 245 runs in 6 overs in the first 20 overs. Team India, chasing the target, could only score 244 runs in 4 overs in 20 overs. Looking at such records, if the 500-run mark is exceeded in today’s match, then there should be no surprise.
This is the first match for both teams after the World Cup. In such a scenario, Virat Kohli and Carlos Brathwaite would like to reduce the gap in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 by winning this match. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has focused more on young players when choosing a team for the T20 series. The reason for this is that Chhaar brothers (Deepak and Rahul), along with Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer and Khalil Ahmed, were also elected to the West Indies tour. They all performed well in the recent series against West Indies A.
In the West Indies team, Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine have returned after long centuries. Both of these players play in the World T20 League including IPL. Both of them are well aware of the game of team India’s cricketers due to playing in IPL. The West Indies have two aggressive openers as Evin Lewis and John Campbell. In addition, captain Carlos Brathwaite is also recognized as a great hitter. These players can be in the last XI in the West Indies.
Possible Playing XI of both teams:
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Manish Pandey, Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Khalil Ahmed, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Deepak Chahar.
West Indies: Carlos Braithwaite (Captain), Evin Lewis, John Campbell, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard, Chemo Paul, Rovman Powell, Sunil Naren, Khairi Pierre and Oshane Thomas.