After a whitewash in the ODIs, India will face the West Indies in a five-match T20I series. With Rohit Sharma back in the squad taking on the captaincy for India, the Men in Blue will start off with a bang.
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The side has a healthy mix of batters like Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant, while the bowling is handled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav and Harshal Patel.
Windies, on the other hand, have a pretty strong batting lineup with skipper Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetymer, Kyle Mayers and Brandon King in the mix.
India vs West Indies 1st T20I Weather Forecast
The temperature in Trinidad is expected to hover around 27°C with a humidity of 79% and a wind speed of 6 km/h. There is no chance of precipitation during the game.
India vs West Indies 1st T20I Pitch Report
The Brian Lara Stadium pitch is a neutral wicket with both divisions expected to get a fair amount of help. However, spinners can be crucial in the mid-overs.
IND vs WI Likely to play XIs
West Indies: Rovman Powell, Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope (World Cup), Shamarh Brooks, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran (Captain), Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Romario Shepherd, Jayden Seales
india: Rohit Sharma (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan/Arshdeep Singh