India vs West Indies, T20 Match Preview: Virat Kohli brigade will look to avenge World Cup defeat against World Champions

09 July 2017, 05:44 PM
IND vs WI, T20 Match Preview: Gayle is back, Kohli reached and waiting
IND vs WI, T20 Match Preview: Gayle is back, Kohli reached and waiting

After crushing West Indies by 3-1 in the five-match ODI series, India on Sunday will again lock horns with the Caribbean team in the lone T20 match of the tour at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica.

The two teams had last played against each in T20 was in World Cup semifinals where West Indies got the better half of the blue brigade. Both teams have played 7 T20 matches so far and West Indies have lost just two. The current World Champions also enjoy the unbeaten run against India since 2014.

The match is expected to be a clash of the titans as the ‘cruel hitter’ Chris Gayle along with Sunil Narine, Kieron Pollard and others have returned to the side.

So you get ready for the blast because the entertainment is a sure shot when two friends- Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle fight each other. 


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

Probable playing XI (West Indies): Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Samuel Badree, Marlon Samuels, Rovman Powell, Kieron Pollard, Chadwick Walton(w), Carlos Brathwaite©, Jerome Taylor, Kesrick Williams, Jason Mohammed, Sunil Narine, Ronsford Beaton

Venue: Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica

Date and time:  July 9, 2017 (Sunday) at 9:00 PM (IST)

The results of the match would also affect the ICC T20 team rankings and if India lose then West Indies will replace them at no. 4 but if win they will remain unchanged.

First Published: Sunday, July 09, 2017 05:35 PM
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