West Indies vs India, 3rd T20I: India look to make amends after shoddy batting in 2nd T20I


India and West Indies are set to lock horns within the third recreation of the five-match T20I collection on Tuesday, August 2 at Warner Park in St Kitts.

The opening recreation at Brian Lara Stadium was a reasonably one-sided affair after India gained by 68 runs on the again of Rohit Sharma’s half-century and a helpful cameo from Dinesh Karthik.

Nevertheless, the second match of the collection turned out to be a nail-biter. With West Indies needing 10 runs to win off the final over, the sport may have gone both approach.

However Devon Thomas held his nerve and took the house crew over the end line. Avesh Khan misplaced his composure within the remaining over because the Caribbean crew gained with 4 balls to spare.

Within the meantime, the timing of the third T20I has been revised from 8pm IST to 9:30pm IST. Cricket West Indies introduced the change in timings as a way to give gamers ample relaxation.

The second T20I was delayed by two hours resulting from crew baggage arriving late in St Kitts.

For now, it stays to be seen if Nicholas Pooran and Co. can maintain their composure and put India beneath extra strain.

Gamers to be careful for

Rohit Sharma (India): Rohit Sharma began the T20I collection with a gutsy half-century, guiding the Males in Blue to a complete win. However the identical wasn’t the case within the second match of the collection. He fell prey to Obed McCoy on the very first ball of the match. Retaining in thoughts the category he has, Rohit is predicted to make amends.

Obed McCoy (West Indies): Obed McCoy has been profitable together with his ways within the ongoing T20I collection. Within the first T20I, he picked up a wicket and gave away runs at an economic system of seven.50. The southpaw raised the bar and gained the Participant of the Match award within the second T20I after choosing up a six-fer. He can be seeking to put in one other sturdy exhibiting.

Head to Head


Performed 22, Win 14, Misplaced 7, N/R -1

Within the West Indies

Performed 6, Win 3, Misplaced 3, N/R -0

Predicted Enjoying XIs:

West Indies

Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell, Shimron Hetmyer, Devon Thomas (wk), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Odean Smith, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy


Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan/Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh

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