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India vs West Indies, free match prediction 18 Dec 2019

18 Dec 2019 | 14:00 | Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam, India
387/5 in 50.0 7.74 winner
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India Vs West Indies betting odds

IND

1.09

WINDIES

6.10

Toss Winner - West Indies won the toss and chose to bowl first

winner India beat West Indies by 107 runs

Host India aim to level the one-day series at Visakhapatnam!

  • West Indies registered a comfortable win over India in the opening game of the one-day series played at Chennai.
  • Shimron Hetymer and Shai Hope smashed centuries for West Indies in the game played at Chennai.
  • Shreyas Iyer and wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant smashed half-centuries for India in the opening game played against West Indies.

Expect India to level the one-day series at Visakhapatnam!

  • Tournament: West Indies vs India 2019
  • Format: ODI
  • Venue: Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam, India
  • Toss: To Bowl

Match Preview

India will be looking to make a strong comeback when they face West Indies in the second game of the one-day series at ACA-VDCA Stadium in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday. The home side will be looking to make amends for the mistakes made in the previous game. Virat Kohli will be hoping that India can put in an improved batting performance in this fixture.

On the other hand, West Indies comfortably brushed aside India in the opening game played at Chennai. With this result, Kieron Pollard and co. have taken 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The visitors will be looking to maintain their standards with bat and ball in this contest.

Teams Preview

India Preview

Virat Kohli-led unit will be looking to get back to winning ways in the second game of the one-day series. Top-order perished for low scores but Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer chipped in with half-centuries to see India post 287 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their allotted 50 overs.

In the batting department, the side will be relying on the likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer to deliver the bulk of the runs in this contest. Sharma missed out on getting big runs in the opening game of the series and perished after scoring 36 runs off 56 balls with the help of six boundaries.

Indian Captain Virat Kohli will be looking to make a notable contribution in this game. In the opening game, Kohli perished for a single-digit score.

Middle-order batsman Shreyas Iyer once again came to India’s rescue and produced a crucial half-century in the game played at Chennai. He put on a 114-run partnership with wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant to see India score their runs at a good rate. Iyer scored 70 runs off 88 balls with the help of five fours and one six. Wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant delivered a sensible inning for India against West Indies. He finished the innings with the top-score of 71 runs off 69 balls with the help of seven fours and one six.

All-rounder Kedar Jadhav put in a crucial cameo for India at the back end of the innings. He scored 40 runs off 35 balls with the help of three fours and one six, whereas Ravendra Jadeja also chipped in with 21 runs with the help of two boundaries.

In the bowling department, the side will be depending on the likes of Mohammad Shami, Kuldeep Yadav and Deepak Chahar to make vital breakthroughs. The bowlers clearly struggled to make breakthroughs and will need to raise their game for this contest

India Predicted Playing XI:

Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli (captain), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Kedhar Jadhav, Shivam Dube, Deepak Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

India Key Players From Previous Game Of West Indies vs India 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
R Pant 71 69 7 1 102.9
S Iyer 70 88 5 1 79.55
K Jadhav 40 35 3 1 114.29
Bowlers O M R W Econ
D Chahar 10.0 1 48 1 4.8
M Shami 9.0 1 57 1 6.33
K Yadav 10.0 0 45 0 4.5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
D Chahar 10.0 1 48 1 4.8
M Shami 9.0 1 57 1 6.33
K Yadav 10.0 0 45 0 4.5

India Actual Playing XI:

Shreyas Iyer, Lokesh Rahul, Deepak Chahar, Kedar Jadhav, Kuldeep Yadav, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Rishabh Pant, Virat Kohli, SN Thakur, Mohammed Shami

West Indies Preview

The visitors will be looking to continue their winning momentum in this second game of the series. Captain Kieron Pollard will be pleased with his side’s performance in the game played at Chennai. Chasing 288 runs to win, Sunil Ambris perished for a low score but Shai Hope and Shimron Hetymer put on a mammoth 218-run partnership to steer West Indies to a comfortable win.

Shimron Hetymer was the star of the show for West Indies and delivered scintillating innings of 139 runs off 106 balls with the help of 11 fours and 7 sixes. He was well supported by Shai Hope, who battled till the end and smashed unbeaten 102 runs off 151 balls with the help of seven fours and one six.

Sunil Ambris will be looking to produce a decent score for the side in this game. The opening batsman was trapped right in front of the stumps by Deepak Chahar in the 4th over of the innings. Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard and Jason Holder will be given the task to score big runs for the side at the back end of the innings.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on the likes of Sheldon Cottrell, Keemo Paul and Alzarri Joseph. Cottrell, Paul, and Alzarri bowled well and claimed two wickets each.

West Indies Predicted Playing XI:

Shai Hope (wk), Sunil Ambris, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Keemo Paul, Hayden Walsh, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell

West Indies Key Players From Previous Game Of West Indies vs India 2019

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Hetmyer 139 106 11 7 131.13
S Hope 102 151 7 1 67.55
N Pooran 29 23 4 0 126.09
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Cottrell 10.0 3 46 2 4.6
K Paul 7.0 0 40 2 5.71
A Joseph 9.0 1 45 2 5
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Cottrell 10.0 3 46 2 4.6
K Paul 7.0 0 40 2 5.71
A Joseph 9.0 1 45 2 5

West Indies Actual Playing XI:

Kieron Pollard, Shimron Hetmyer, Khary Pierre, Jason Holder, Nicholas Pooran, Sheldon Cottrell, Roston Chase, Shai Hope, Evin Lewis, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Weather Conditions

The wicket prepared for the second game of the one-day series is expected to be placid one with the plenty of runs for both the teams. The weather forecast for the game to be played on Wednesday is going to be sunny intervals with a gentle breeze.

 

Venue Details

Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam is going to host the second one-day game between India and West Indies. The visitors will take heart from the fact they managed to do well in the previous game played at Visakhapatnam.

Toss: To Bowl

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposition to below 300-run mark. The last game played between India and West Indies played at Visakhapatnam ended in a tie.

Winning Prediction

India will be expected to win this game against West Indies. The home side will certainly bring their A-game to the table in this contest. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will need to lead from the front in the batting department for India to level the one-day series.

Expect India to level the one-day series at Visakhapatnam!

Author: Shoaib Z.