India will present a strong competition in front of the hosts as they will compete for the third and final match of the series. India has comfortably defeated the West Indians in the second match of the ODI series, and they will be raging in confidence to take the hosts for the second time.
Preview For The Final Match Of The Series
One can expect it to be a hard-fought contest between the two arch-rivals. West Indians will look to exploit the home conditions, as they are well accustomed to playing in those conditions. However, at the international level, you can expect teams to gel with the conditions.
This the second match at the same surface in a time span of 3 days, you can expect the pitch to be on the slower side. The ball will grip the surface, it will be hard for the openers to get going.
It will only become slow as the game progresses. Captains will like to bat first on this surface.
Probable Playing 11
India Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, K Khaleel Ahmed.
West Indies Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle / John Campbell, Shai Hope (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Kemar Roach.
Best Dream 11 Team
Wicketkeeper – Shai Hope
Batters – Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer
All-Rounders – Carlos Brathwaite, Ravindra Jadeja
Bowlers – Mohammad Shami, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Kuldeep Yadav.
Captain and Vice-captain choices
You can go with Rohit Sharma as your captain and Pooran as your vice-captain. Alternatively, you can go with Kohli as captain and Shai Hope as your vice-captain.
India will win the match quite comfortably, provided we don’t witness a one-man show from the West Indians.