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India vs West Indies 1st T20I Prediction: Following a comprehensive clean sweep of West Indies in the three-match ODI series, the Indian contingent led by skipper Rohit Sharma is ready to take on West Indies in the T20I series, starting 29th July.

This article will cover – India vs West Indies 1st T20I Prediction: Match Preview, PlayingXI, Fantasy Tips, Details etc.

India vs West Indies 1st T20I Match Preview:

Shikhar Dhawan-led team India wiped West Indies in the three-match ODI series, which concluded a night ago. India won three games on the trot convincingly to white-wash the opposition in their own backyard. 

India somehow managed to control its middle-order debacle in the entire series. The opening partnership paved a solid foundation for the other batters to come and to leverage the conditions on offer. 

Young opening batter Shubman Gill was India’s most valuable player in the series, who consistently scored runs. Besides Gill, Shreyas Iyer consolidated his middle order position in the ODI format. Meanwhile, Axar Patel continued to fight for his place as he saved India from a defeat in the second ODI.

However, now is the time for some T20I action. The Indian squad for the T20Is arrived in Trinidad a couple of days ago. The likes of Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and R Ashwin among others were seen joining the ODI contingent in a video shared by the BCCI a few days ago.

The winning momentum will be on the Indian side and the hosts will be the favourite to win the T20I series as well. However, ruling West Indies out in the T20I format is pretty dangerous thing. West Indies is the most unpredictable side in world cricket, especially when it comes to the shortest format of the game.

India vs West Indies 1st T20I Match Details:

Tour: India tour of West Indies 2022

Match: India vs West Indies 1st T20I

Day/Date: Friday/29th July 2022

Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

Time: 8:00 PM IST

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India vs West Indies 1st T20I PlayingXI and Full Squad:

India’s PlayingXI: Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan/Rishabh Pant, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Ravindra Jadeja/Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Avesh Khan.

Full Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Ishan Kishan, Kuldeep Yadav,  Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Suryakumar Yadav, R Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Axar Patel, Rishabh Pant, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.

West Indies’ PlayingXI: Shai Hope, Brandon King, Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Rovman Powell, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Sheldon Cottrell, Hayden Walsh

Full Squad: Kieron Pollard (c), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Odean Smith,  Dominic Drakes, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (vice-captain, wicketkeeper), Akel Hosein, Brandon King, Sheldon Cottrell, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Shai Hope, Hayden Walsh.

India vs West Indies 1st T20I Prediction and Fantasy Tips:

Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Brandon King, Hardik Pandya, Kieron Pollard, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Avesh Khan.

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