India tour of West Indies 2022 – 1st ODI, match preview, predicted lineups

WI vs Ind
Team India kickstart their 2022 Caribbean tour on Friday against The West Indies

India play West Indies in the opening ODI of the 3-match series as India tour of West Indies 2022 kickstarts. Both teams will be looking for a win here.

Date & Time : 22nd July 2022, 9:30 AM (Local)

Venue : Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain

Team India after a wonderful England tour winning the T20I and the ODI series will eye win in the Caribbean too. They will look to play their brand of cricket.

The batting and bowling was quality in England and the same accuracy and will will be needed to trouble the Windies players. The strength of the squad looks quite good as a good balance between batsman and bowlers. They need to execute.

India play the next game on the 24th.

On the other hand, West Indies were below par in the recent series against the touring Bangladeshi side. They lost the one-day series 0-3. They will need to up their game against this Indian side.

The Windies team are a good unit and they must execute their game plans under their own conditions. The selectors have chosen a strong squad.

Coming to the pitch, The slow bowlers will get aid and the batsman must play to potential.

Team news and possible lineups

There are no fresh injury concerns for both sides at the moment.

India XI : S. Dhawan (C), Kishan (WK), Hooda, S. Iyer, S. Yadav, Samson, R. Jadeja, A. Khan, Chahal, P. Krishna, A. Singh.

West Indies XI : S. Hope, King, Brooks, Pooran (C&WK), Powell, K. Mayers, Holder, K. Paul, Hosein, Motie, A. Joseph.

Prediction

I expect India to be firm favourites to start off but the Windies team are a quality side and one can expect good matches.

Alankrit Mathur

Hi, I am Alankrit Mathur. I have a passion for Football & Cricket. I love to write blogs about the above mentioned sports.

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