The mega tournament that we get to see only once in 4 years is finally here and is being played in England & Wales. Unlike previous world cups, this WC is being played in the round-robin format and will witness the match between the Caribbeans West Indies take on the two time World cup winners India on 27th June at Old Trafford Cricket Ground.
IND vs WI Pitch Report & Toss Prediction:
We could expect swing in the start of both the innings. So there be a slower start for the batsman which could lead to early wickets and a low target. Average runs scored on the ground is 260. The winning the toss should bowl first and look for those early wickets to create pressure.
West Indies team news:
West Indies has possibly got one of the best World Squad in recent times led by Jason Holder. The experience and destructive capability of Chris Gayle will be very key. Shai Hope will be a very integral part of the batting lineup. West Indies has possibly got one of the best World Squad in recent times led by Jason Holder. The experience and destructive capability of Chris Gayle will be very key. Shai Hope will be a very integral part of the batting lineup. The West Indies seamers had a remarkable start to their World Cup campaign, bowling Pakistan out for just 105, the opposition’s second lowest ever World Cup score.
WI Points table as of now:
If West Indies win the Toss:
The Caribbean side has power hitter in their side till their number 9 batting line up. Depth in their batting will ease off the pressure. With likes of Andre Russell in the ODI side, he can add another 100runs in the last 10overs. Shai Hope is the key player to the side and his early wicket could cost them a lot. West Indies will definitely look to chase on a pitch like this.
Predicted Playing 11 for West Indies:
Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas
Indian team news :
India is one one of the best-balanced side in the tournament. The openers Rohit and Dhawan have been playing together for a long time together and can create a great start for the team. Shikhar Dhawan has been India’s top scorer in the last 3 ICC tournaments. There will be a choice between the All-Rounders Pandya, Jadeja, and Vijay Shankar. Two of them will be played most probably. Jasprit Bumrah will be the most important player in the bowling department.
India Points table as of Now:
Predicted playing 11 for India:
Rohit, Shankar, Virat, Jadeja, Kedar, Dhoni, Pandya, Chahal, Kuldeep, Shami, Bumrah.
If India wins the Toss:
India is filled with experienced players and some of the best players in this tournament. We can expect early swing in the bowling innings. Bowler like Shami and Bhuvneshwar will be the front line bowling attackers in the power play. Followed by the best bowler in the world Jasprit Bumrah. We could also see Hardik Pandya bowling all his overs in this match. With such quality bowlers in the side, they won’t mind either bowling or batting first.
IND VS WI Predicted Dream 11 Prediction:
Rohit, Bumrah(C), Virat, Dhoni, Jason Holder, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo(VC), Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Hardhik Pandya, Chahal.
Key Players for West Indies:
Kemar Roach: Early swing and Pace attack in the bowling department is going to be the key in this match. With such a condition Roach is going to be the most valuable player in the West Indies bowling attack. He is also a well-experienced player in the side who has played previously in the world cup.
Key Player for India:
We could expect early wickets in the match due to swing at an early stage. At this situation, the former captain is the best to play as he’s well experienced at crucial stages. The key is to maintain his wicket till the end of the innings and getting the team to a decent target.
Keyplayer for WI vs IND:
IND vs WI Cricket Match Prediction from Predcred:
Our match prediction goes with India. A strong side and they know how come out of tough situations. We Predict MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya to play a match-winning performance. Shai Hope will also contribute and could score a century but will be on the losing side.