West Indies vs India, 1st ODI: Match Preview and Probable XI

Fixture: West Indies vs India, 1st ODI

Time/Date: 01:00 PM GMT/ 09:00 AM Local / June 23, 2017

Venue: Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad

Here we will be talking about the possible scenarios of the match that could help the fantasy players such as Dream11 users to make their dream team better and help them win big.

Weather and Pitch Report

Weather: There are few showers expected during the match. The weather in the Caribbean is very unexpected so how log the rain will last is hard to say. Cloudy day with maximum temperature expected to be around 30°C.

Pitch Report: The pitch of the Queen’s Park has been slow in the past and has assisted bowlers especially spinners. Same kind of pitch is expected again with bowlers playing a major role in the outcome of the game.

Team News

West Indies:

  • They are expected to play same playing XI that they chose against Afghanistan in the 3rd ODI.
  • The only possible change could be Kesrick Williams coming in for Miguel Cummins.

  • With Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah rested, there will be two changes for sure in the team that played last against Pakistan.
  • Rahane is expected to fill the opener’s slot and Mohammed Shami or Umesh Yadav will come in for Jasprit Bumrah.

Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)

West Indies: Evin Lewis, Kieran Powell, Shai Hope (wk), Jason Mohammed, Roston Chase, Jonathan Carter, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder (c), Ashley Nurse, Alzarri Joseph, Miguel Cummins.

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli (c), Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin/Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami/Umesh Yadav.

  • At the options where players are separated by slash ‘/’, the first player mentioned is more likely to play.

My Dream11 pick

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Dream11 Tips for this Match

  • The team I have suggested may not win surely, so try making at least 2-3 teams and include few players that I have missed in ‘My Dream11 pick’.
  • Include Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammad, Roston Chase, and MS Dhoni in some of your other teams.

Captain and Vice-Captain Choices

  • Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Yuvraj Singh, Jason Holder, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Shikhar Dhawan are my top picks for captain and vice-captain (written in the decreasing order of my priority).

At last, any kind of suggestion is welcomed. If you want more information about anything related to match, playing XI, or Dream11, feel free to message us in the ‘contact us’ section or leave a comment below. Your suggestions are very valuable.

Squads (From):

West Indies: Evin Lewis, Kieran Powell, Shai Hope (wk), Kesrick Williams, Jason Mohammed, Jonathan Carter, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder (c), Ashley Nurse, Alzarri Joseph, Devendra Bishoo, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins.

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Virat Kohli (c), Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ajinkya Rahane, Kuldeep Yadav, Dinesh Karthik.




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