India vs West Indies (IND vs WI), Reside Cricket Rating and newest updates: The rain has returned. Simply when it appeared that the referees have been leaving for one more inspection, it began to rain once more. The match, in each chance, could possibly be canceled, if it continues to rain.
India vs West Indies 1st ODI on August eight (Wednesday) might be broadcast on the Sony Ten community and dwell streaming might be accessible on Sony Liv. The match might be performed in Guyana and can begin at 1900 HRS IST. It’s also possible to observe all of the motion on our dwell weblog (IND vs WI).
ADVANCE: Search for the worldwide center order of an Indian day, the following chapter. That could possibly be the theme of the Indian marketing campaign when the ODI part of the West Indies tour begins on Thursday (August eight) in Guyana.
It was a query that pursued them within the World Cup and within the earlier months. It’s a query that has not acquired a solution even after the top of the World Cup. Virat Kohli himself had a wry smile when requested about it earlier than leaving for the West Indies, and stated he wished he had a crystal ball to resolve the puzzle. Kohli, nonetheless, emphasised that every little thing was tremendous with the center order.
However clearly, all just isn’t nicely. To start, they should plan the post-MS Dhoni period. Rishabh Pant, the one wicketkeeper within the squad, is able to run long run. After which, they should determine the quantity 4, for which auditions proceed with the three-game sequence. All eyes might be on Manish Pandey and Shreyas Iyer, the lads again to the day setting. Nonetheless, these two may need to attend, since KL Rahul might get the primary probability.
India might be glad that Shikhar Dhawan has returned, after lacking a lot of the World Cup as a consequence of a finger damage. It signifies that Rahul might be pushed to the center order, the place he began within the World Cup earlier than Dhawan's damage pressured the change to the highest. India has not made drastic adjustments in its alignment, however some key positions could possibly be at stake within the quick time period. The absence of Hardik Pandya, for instance, offers another person a possibility within the center order. Is it Iyer, Pandey or Jadhav? The sequence has solely three video games, which signifies that the center order may not have an awesome probability if the primary three shoot. It’s crucial that India present persistence and consistency in such eventualities, one thing they may not do within the months earlier than the World Cup. The bowling of India are roughly settled, though Jasprit Bumrah receives a well-deserved relaxation. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami are highly effective sufficient, and Navdeep Saini might add the joy issue to the tour.
Regardless of lacking a few key gamers in Pandya and Bumrah, and regardless of taking part in away, India is the favourite of the sequence. The West Indies lack consistency, which was evident within the World Cup. They threaten components and phases, however holding it for a very long time is your problem.
The West Indies haven’t made too many adjustments at their facet, regardless of the poor World Cup marketing campaign. They’ve added a few bowlers in Keemo Paul and Roston Chase, which could possibly be helpful. The crux on the facet stays the identical, with Chris Gayle nonetheless spinning. The West Indies have the facility of fireplace: Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran. In addition they have a quiet head in Shai Hope, other than the all the time dependable Jason Holder. On paper, this can be a brilliant combine. If solely they may act collectively within the subject. Get rid of Gayle, and that is the longer term that would nicely revive the West Indies cricket within the coming years. Nonetheless, it’s time to begin.
The bowling unit is kind of the identical, with Oshane Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell and Kemar Roach dealing with the rhythm assault together with Holder. Spin was his weak spot within the World Cup, and is prone to stay so within the Indian sequence. Chase provides some off-line, however it isn’t prone to threaten the Indian batting line dominated by right-handers.
India enters the sequence on the again of a sequence sweep within the T20I. The West Indies barely challenged India then.
Hopefully they’ll within the ODI and the exams that observe.
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (capt), KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer / Manish Pandey / Kedar Jadhav, Rishabh Pant (w), Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Navdeep Saini.
West Indies: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (w), Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Roston Chase / Keemo Paul, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Kemar Roach.