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India vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction 3rd ODI

Match Date: 22nd December, Sunday
Match Timing: 13:30 PM IST
Expected Crowd Turnout: 40,000
Match Venue: Barabati Stadium, Cuttack, Odisha.

Team India will face West Indies for the third and deciding ODI of the three-match series at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack. Virat Kohli & Co won the second ODI by 107 runs at Vishakapatnam after losing the first ODI by eight wickets against the T20 World Champions.

India have won the last nine bilateral ODI series against the visitors. With the series equally poised, we will have to see whether the Men in Maroon have a chance to put an end to this humiliation or whether the Men in Blue come out victorious again.

 India vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction 3rd ODI

Key Players in form Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Kuldeep Yadav, Evin Lewis, Nicolas Pooran.
Weather Conditions 29°C, 64% humidity, 6 km/hr. Sunny.
Toss Advantage Both Kohli and Pollard will look to win the toss and elect to bowl first. Teams that have batted second have won 5 of the 8 matches played here in ODIs.
Pitch Conditions Pitch at the Barabati Stadium is a batting-friendly pitch. However opening batsmen will have to be varied to the new ball swing in the beginning overs.
Venue Stats Last two times India played at the Barabati Stadium, India scored 363 runs and 381 runs, with Rahane, Dhawan, Yuvaraj and Dhoni hitting centuries. When India played West Indies here in 2011, the men in Blue one by a single wicket.

Highest total: 381-6 India vs England in 2017

Average 1st innings score at the Barbati Cricket Stadium in ODIs: 245

Injury Updates IND- India will be without the services of the injured Shikhar Dhawan Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.

WI- West Indies have travelled to India without their swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle, who has sought some time out from international cricket.

Head-to-Head India 63-63 West Indies (No result= 2)
Form India –    W L W L W (Most recent last)

West Indies –  L W L W L (Most recent last)

Squads India: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (WK), Shivam Dube, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur.

West Indies: Kieron Pollard (captain), Sunil Ambris, Shai Hope, Khary Pierre, Roston Chase, Alzarri Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Romario Shepherd, Jason Holder, Keemo Paul, Hayden Walsh Jr.

Impact Players Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard

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The last two ODIs played here at the Barabati stadium have produced high-scoring matches. In the first match, India welcomed Sri Lanka with a score of 363 courtsey of centuries from Shikar Dhawan and Rahane. The visitors were bowled out in 200 runs.

In 2017, India played England here and set them a score of 381 to chase. A valiant England fought back but ultimately lost by 15 runs. Expect another high-scoring match in Cuttack.

KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma both scored centuries in the 2nd ODI against West Indies. Expect them to end the year with good form. Virat Kohli went for a rare duck. However, he will be willing to score runs if he gets the chance to. Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant are also in scintillating form. Both of them played great knocks as India reached 390 in the second ODI.

All-rounder Jadeja did not get a chance to bat. However, he proved his mantle with the ball as he picked 2 wickets. With the bowl, Mohammed Shami bowled with express pace and well-timed variations as he picked three wickets. Kuldeep Yadav took a hattrick to finish firepower in the West Indies batting order.

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For West Indies, Shai Hope has been in good form as he scored 78 runs off 85 balls. However, he will need some assistance in the top order if the West Indies need to put up a good score or chase down a decent total. Nicholas Pooran also showed his worth with the bat as he put up 75 runs.

With the ball, Sheldon Cortrell picked 2 wickets but was expensive as he conceded 83 runs in 9 overs. Only Jason Holder was able to control the Indian batsmen as he conceded 45 runs in his 9 overs. Pollard will hope the bowlers bring back their ‘A’ game as they still have a chance to stop India running away with another bilateral series.

Predicted Winner

Virat Kohli and Co look favourite to win the third ODI and win the series. India have a better track record on this pitch. They have won 3 of the 5 matches played here. Further, they have beaten WI here in 2011. Expect the Men in Blue to take a victory and end 2019 on a high.

Predicted Winner: India

India vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction 3rd ODI Team 1

N Pooran, R Sharma, S Iyer, V Kohli, S Hetymar, K Pollard, R Jadeja, S Cottrell, M Shami, K Yadav, A Joseph

India vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction 3rd ODI Team 2

S Hope, R Pant, KL Rahul, V Kohli, S Hetymar, E Lewis, K Pollard, R Jadeja, S Cottrell, K Paul, M Shami.

Manan Dharamshi
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