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India vs West Indies, free match prediction 22 Dec 2019

22 Dec 2019 | 13:30 | Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, India
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India Vs West Indies betting odds

IND

1.29

WINDIES

3.30

Toss Winner - India won the toss and chose to bowl first

winner India beat West Indies by 4 wickets

India, West Indies lock horn in the series decider at Cuttack!

  • Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul scored superlative centuries to help India register a comprehensive win at Visakhapatnam.
  • Shai Hope and Nicholas Pooran chipped in with half-centuries in a losing cause for West Indies.
  • Pacer Mohammad Shami has been the most impressive bowler for India in this one-day series.

Expect India to register a thumping win and clinch one-day series against West Indies!

  • Tournament: West Indies vs India 2019
  • Format: one-day
  • Venue: Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, India
  • Toss: To Bat

ind vs windies Match Prediction & Analysis

India and West Indies will battle it out in the third and final game of the one-day series at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Sunday. With series at 1-1, both teams will be looking to outdo each other in the series decider.

The home side brought their A-game to the table with the bat to level the three-match series at Visakhapatnam. Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul smashed centuries followed by brisk cameos from Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer to help India post a big score for the side. For India, Yuzvendra Chahal might come in place of Deepak Chahar.

On the other hand, West Indies will be keen to make a strong comeback in this final game of the series. Kieron Pollard and co. will need to make amends for their mistakes and deliver the goods in the series decider.

Teams Preview

India Preview

Captain Virat Kohli has led the side well in the games played so far in the competition. In their last outing, India registered a 107-run win over West Indies at Visakhapatnam. In the previous, the star of the show for the winning side was Rohit Sharma, who played a special knock of 159 runs off 138 balls with the help of seventeen boundaries and five sixes that saw India score 388 runs while batting first.

The innings saw Rohit Sharma complete his 28th in limited-overs cricket for India He was well supported by his opening partner, Lokesh Rahul, who scored 102 runs off 104 balls with the help of eight fours.

Opener Rohit Sharma is currently India’s leading run-scorer so far in this one-day series with 195 runs at an average of 97.50.He will be keen to continue his rich vein of form with the bat in the final game of the one-day series. Shreyas Iyer and wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant also have contributed with quick-fire cameos for the side in this one-day series. The duo certainly has the ability to score quickly at the back end of the innings.

Experienced pacer Mohammad Shami produced another impressive performance for the winning side on the night. He picked three wickets and conceded 31 runs in 7.3 overs. Left-arm Chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and left-arm orthodox spinner Ravendra Jadeja also bowled exceptional spells in the second match of the one-day series and picked up five wickets between them.

India Predicted Playing XI:

Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli (captain), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav

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

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
R Sharma 159 138 17 5 115.22
L Rahul 102 104 8 3 98.08
S Iyer 53 32 3 4 165.62
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Shami 7.3 0 39 3 5.2
K Yadav 10.0 0 52 3 5.2
R Jadeja 10.0 0 74 2 7.4
Bowlers O M R W Econ
M Shami 7.3 0 39 3 5.2
K Yadav 10.0 0 52 3 5.2
R Jadeja 10.0 0 74 2 7.4

India Actual Playing XI:

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

West Indies Preview

West Indies will be looking to spring a surprise in the third and final game of the one-day series. The bowlers will need to raise their game in this series decider. Chasing a mammoth 388 runs to win, Evin Lewis and Shai Hope put on a 60-run partnership for the opening wicket. Evin Lewis failed to capitalize on their good start and perished after scoring 30 runs off 35 balls with the help of five boundaries.

Wicket-keeper Shai Hope once again delivered a decent inning for the side in the second game of the one-day series. He played well and finished the innings with the top-score of 78 runs off 85 balls with the help of seven fours and three sixes.

Shimron Hetymer, Roston Chase and Kieron Pollard departed for single-digit scores in the previous game played at Visakhapatnam. The batting trio will need to chip in with decent runs in a bid to compete with India in this series decider. Nicholas Pooran also produced a valiant inning for the side in the losing cause. Left-hander scored 75 runs off 47 balls with the help of six fours and six sixes. Kemo Paul also chipped in with 46 off 42 balls with the help of four fours and three sixes.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on Sheldon Cottrell, Hayden Walsh and Jason Holder to make crucial breakthroughs. Sheldon Cottrell will be keen to make a strong comeback after conceding more than 80 runs in the previous game.

West Indies Predicted Playing XI:

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

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

Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
S Hope 78 85 7 3 91.76
N Pooran 75 47 6 6 159.57
K Paul 46 42 4 3 109.52
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Cottrell 9.0 0 83 2 9.22
K Paul 7.0 0 57 1 8.14
A Joseph 9.0 1 68 1 7.56
Bowlers O M R W Econ
S Cottrell 9.0 0 83 2 9.22
K Paul 7.0 0 57 1 8.14
A Joseph 9.0 1 68 1 7.56

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 pitch is expected to be another good one for batting whereas the weather forecast for the game is going to be sunny and light winds.

Venue Details

Barabati Cricket Stadium in Cuttack will be the venue for the third and final ODI between India and West Indies.

The ground will be hosting its first ODI in more than two years. The home side will take heart from the fact they have won three games against West Indies at this venue. On the other hand, West Indies will be looking to break their winless at this venue.

Toss: To Bat

The side that wins the toss would be looking to bat first and put big runs on the board. Average score at the venue is around 240 runs.

IND vs WINDIES Winning Prediction

Based on the current form, India will be firm favorites going into this series decider against West Indies. With likes of Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul and Shreyas Iyer in excellent form, India will be hard to dislodge in their home conditions!

Expect India to register a thumping win and clinch one-day series against West Indies!

Author: Shoaib Z.