India vs Windies 1st ODI, Guwahati

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India vs Windies 1st ODI, Guwahati

Preveiw by Raju Gupta

Venue- Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati.

Date- Oct 21, 01:30 Pm IST.

Toss- whoever win the toss will love to bat first.

As the Mega Festival Durga Pooja came to an end in country, Barsapara Cricket Stadium is all set to host its maiden One Day International, carried on in full swing.

India will clash on Windies on Sunday (October 21), The Barsapara Cricket Stadium had made its International Dedut last year when India took on Australia in a T20I that the Australia won by 8 wickets.

Virat kohli is back after missing the Asia Cup and Indian team will try to find their perfect combination for comming World Cup next year, After Defeating Windies in Test Series , In-form Indian team will try to dominate Windies once again.

Records & Statistics –

India have won the last 7 bilateral series against Windies since jan 2007, last time Windies won a series in India was long back in 2002 under the leadership of Carl Hooper.

The first ODI Match between India vs Windies was played in Prudential Cup (2nd World Cup) 1979 and Windies has won the match by 9 wickets.

The Last ODI Match between India vs Windies was played in at Sabina Park, Jamaika on 6 july 2017 and India has won the match by 8 wickets.



India has Announced their 12 player Squad for the 1st one dayer a Day before the clash, KL Rahul or Rayudu may get chance to play the game, while Rishab Pant is All set to make Debut in one dayer at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Khaleel Ahmed May also get chance in final 11.

Few Key Players For India-

Rohit Sharma- Rohit has earned very positive response for his Captaincy in Dubai and is one of the most destructive batsman of this formate, He has an immense records in this formate including three double ton in one dayer.

Shikhar Dhawan- As he lost his place in test side, but he is very much part of playing 11 in one dayer, He has been an Absolute records at top of the order in this formate.

Virat Kohli(c)- The run machine Kohli being rested for the Asia Cup, but he is in great touch and is single handed sufficient to destroy any kind of bowling attack.

Rayudu- He batted at no 3 for India in Asia Cup, but with Kohli back in team he could slip down to the no 4 position, this is a great chance for him to get runs and nail down this position.

Rishab Pant– Rishab Pant is all set to make his ODI Debut, but he will be the reserved wicket keeper as Dhoni will be more likely to stand behind the stumps.

Kuldeep Yadav/Chahal– The chinaman Kuldeep Yadav and leg spinner Chahal are in great form and can destroy the Windies unexperienced side anytime.

Umesh / Shami- Both the seamers are in good form and Performed extremely stunning in test series Specially Umesh performed fantastic in last test and took 10 wickets in that match.

Expected Playing 11-

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, M.S.Dhoni(w), Rishab Pant, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Chahal, Khaleel Ahmed.



After Defeated in Test series by India, Windies are all set to fight back in one dayers at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati, Evin Lewis withdrawing from the tour will be a massive blow to the Windies, Kieron Powell will get the chance for sure, Oshone Thomas could get debut in their side, Marlon Samuels is the most experienced guy in their squad and he will be playing in his 200th one dayer.

Few Key Players For Windies-

Marlon Samuels- He is the most experienced guy in their squad and he will be playing in his 200th one dayer, batting lineup will be more dependable on Marlon Samuels as he is familier with indian condition and can score big for Windies.

Jason Holder(c)- As a captain he has responsibility to perform well both ways and he is in good form and will try to perform well in batting as wel as bowling.

Kemar Roach- He is one of the most destructive pace bowler of the time and can destroy any kind of batting lineup single handed. he is in great form and main strike bowler of Windies.

Bishoo- The spinner has great ability to spin the ball both ways and he can be dangerous for Indian batting Tycoons if he gets his rythem once.

Expected Playing 11-

Sunil Ambris, kieren Powell, Shai Hope(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Marlon Samuels, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder(c), Ashley Nurse, Keemo Paul, Devendra Bishoo, Kemar Roach.

Head to Head-

India has played 121 ODIs against Windies in which India has won 56 while windies has won 61.

Total Played- 121

India won- 56

Windies won- 61

Tied- 1

No Result- 3

Records are in favour of Windies but the current form of Indian team is excellent as compared to Windies, Its a game and any thing can be happen in cricket.

So lets wait till Arrival of the clash and stay updated with latest updates…

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