Match Preview By Kunal
West Indies vs India:
Welcome to today’s match prediction & preview of the 5th T20I match, which will be played between West Indies vs India at Lauderhill in Florida on 7th August. In the last T20I match, India won by 59 runs and attained an unassailable 3-1 lead.
Talking about West Indies performance, the West Indies chose to bowl first. India scored 191 runs in their first innings. While chasing, most West Indian batters got off to a terrific start but couldn’t carry it. In the middle overs, Powell and Hetymer scored some quick runs. However, they continued to lose wickets and were eventually dismissed for 132 runs. While bowling first, Every West Indies bowler was expensive except Akeal Hossain who was very economical. Alzarri Joseph was also outstanding today, taking two wickets.
While batting first, the Indians got off to a flying start, thanks to openers Rohit and SKY. However, both lost their wickets in the powerplay. Then Hooda and Pant played wisely and formed a partnership. Sanju Samson’s anchor innings, combined with Axar Patel’s superb cameo of 20 off 8, helped India reach 191-5 in 20 overs. While defending, India’s bowlers successfully defended the total, as all bowlers except Bhuvneshwar Kumar got wickets.
In today’s match, India has already taken an insurmountable lead and would like to complete the tour with another victory. West Indies, on the other hand, would hope to finish with a win.
West Indies: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell, Shimron Hetmyer, Devon Thomas (wk), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, Dominic Drakes.
India: Rohit Sharma (c), Surya Kumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh.
H2H Record :
Total Match Played- 24
West Indies – 7
India – 16
No Result – 1
Weather Report :
According to experts, during the match time, the temperature will remain around 28°C and humidity will be 78%. The speed of the wind will be around 14 km/h and the sky will be partly cloudy. 49% chances of rain.
Pitch Report :
Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Florida pitch here was batting friendly. We can expect a high-scoring game as the bowl will come nicely on the bat. It might swing in the powerplay.
India will win
Disclaimer: This prediction is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While making your prediction, consider the points mentioned, and make your own decision.