WI vs IND 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st T20I

Rohit Sharma against England.
Rohit Sharma against England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)


The West Indies will host India in the opening match of the T20I series on Friday. India won their previous T20I series against England and have the bulk of the squad in this journey. They will be happy to continue the winning form. On the other hand, West Indies are a dangerous team in this format. The hosts have a lot of talent in this format and are expected to compete well.

Competition Details:

West Indies vs India, 1st T20I

Location: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

Date Time: July 29 at 8:00 PM IST and 10:30 AM local time

Live Streaming: FanCode

WI vs IND, 1st T20I Pitch Report:

The surface at Brian Lara Stadium will be sticky and spinners can get a lot of help. Due to the shorter limits, many points can also be scored.

Injury news:

(will be added when there is an update)

Also read: Why will Barbados women and not the West Indies play Commonwealth Games Cricket in 2022?

WI vs IND, 1st T20I likely playing XIs:

West Indies

Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Hayden Walsh, Obed McCoy


Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, R Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, R Jadeja/Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh/Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel

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Top Picks for WI vs IND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

Rohit Sharma is one of the best players in this format, racking up 3,379 runs in 128 T20I matches with an average of 32 and a strike rate of 139.

Jason Holder will be a very crucial player in this match. The all-rounder has scored 264 runs with the bat and amassed 39 wickets in 37 T20I matches.

Rovman Powell has been very good at this format, scoring 685 runs in 42 T20I games with a strike rate of 141.

Featured Play XI No.1 for WI vs IND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

N Pooran, R Pant, I Kishan, R Sharma, K Mayers, O Smith, J Holder (vc), H Pandya (c), R Ashwin, A Hosein, B Kumar

Featured Play XI No.2 for WI vs IND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket:

N Pooran (vc)R pants, I Kishan, R Sharma (c), K Mayers, S Yadav, R Shepherd, H Pandya, H Patel, A Hosein, B Kumar

Captain and Vice Captain options:

Captain options: Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma

Vice Captain Options: Jason Holder, N Pooran

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis and instinct of the author. When selecting your team, keep the mentioned points in mind and make your own decision

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