Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: India vs West Indies, 1st T20I: 16th Feb
The India vs West Indies, 1st T20I will be played at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
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In the last five matches between the two teams, India have won 4 while West Indies have won one. The last encounter between the two sides saw India beat West Indies by 67 runs.
Nicholas Pooran is the top run-scorer for West Indies with 322 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 35 and a strike rate of 121.
Brandon King has also made 233 runs from his last 8 matches.
Jason Holder has been the best bowler for West Indies and has picked up 15 wickets from his last 7 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 8.45 and a strike rate of 9.
Akeal Hosein has also picked up 11 wickets from his last 9 matches.
Rohit Sharma is the top run-scorer for India with 333 runs from his last 8 matches at an average of 41 and a strike rate of 152.
India are likely to pair Ishan Kishan with Rohit Sharma at the top, with Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant set to follow them.
Venkatesh Iyer and Deepak Hooda will compete for the all-rounder's slot while Harshal Patel and Deepak Chahar will get the nod. India have to find a way to fit in Ravi Bishnoi and Avesh Khan.
India - Rohit Sharma (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Siraj, Avesh Khan, Ishan Kishan, Venkatesh Iyer, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel
West Indies - Kieron Pollard (c), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh, Rovman Powell, Roston Chase, Kyle Mayers, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Drakes
Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay
Who will win the toss? - West Indies
Who will win? – India
Top Batter (Runs Scored) – Rohit Sharma (India), Brandon King (West Indies)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Harshal Patel (India), Jason Holder (West Indies)
Most Sixes – Rishabh Pant (India), Kieron Pollard (West Indies)
Player of the Match – Harshal Patel
Team Scores Batting first – India 180+, West Indies 170+
Match Handicap India
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