West Indies vs India 2022, 1st ODI: Preview – Pitch Report, Probable XI & Match Prediction

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West Indies vs India First ODI Prediction

West Indies and India are all set to face each other in the One-Day International (ODI) series, starting July 22 at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain in Trinidad.

The Men in Blue recently had a successful tour of England, winning both the T20I and ODI series. On the other hand, West Indies saw a crushing ODI series defeat at the hands of Bangladesh.

Pitch report:

The track at Queen’s Park Oval is expected to get better as the game progresses. Though, the seamers will get some assistance in the initial phase of play. Captain winning the toss might be tempted to field first at this venue.

Probable XIs:

West Indies: Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (c and wk), Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Gudakesh Motie, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein, Keemo Paul.

India: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Ishan Kishan (WK), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, Ravindra Jadeja/Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

  • West Indies wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 45-55
  • India total: 285-300

Case 2:

  • India wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 40-50
  • West Indies total: 270-290

Team batting second to win the contest.

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