West Indies face India in the third T20 International match on Tuesday, August 2 at Warner Park in St. Kitts and Nevis from 8:00 PM IST (Indian Standard Time).
The West Indian cricket team beat India by 5 wickets in the second T20I. The Men in Blue were restricted to 138 in the first innings thanks to a brilliant spell of 6 for 17 by Obed McCoy. Hardik Pandya scored 31 for the visitors followed by Ravindra Jadeja’s 30-ball 27.
Brandon King anchored the chase for the West Indies with a solid 68 of 52 balls. Devon Thomas smashed an unbeaten 19-ball 31 to seal the game for the Men in Maroon. Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, and Ravichandran Ashwin picked one wicket each for Team India.
West Indies vs India 3rd T20I odds
Parimatch odds: West Indies: 2.44, India: 1.54
10CRIC odds: West Indies: 2.37, India: 1.57
Betway odds: West Indies: 2.45, India: 1.55
Dafabet odds: West Indies: 2.95, India: 1.40
Note: Odds are subject to change. Please visit betting sites to check and confirm the latest odds.
West Indies vs India head-to-head in T20Is
India and West Indies have played each other 22 times in T20 cricket. The Men in Blue have won 14 while the Windies have won seven; one match finished without a result.
The Indian cricket team have won four out of their last five T20 matches against the West Indies.
West Indies vs India 3rd T20I probable playing XI
West Indies: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran (captain & wicket-keeper), Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Devon Thomas, Akeal Hosein, Obed McCoy, Odeon Smith, Alzarri Joseph.
India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh
West Indies vs India 3rd T20I top picks
West Indies: Nicholas Pooran will be the player to watch out for from the West Indies side. The 26-year-old has scored 1,333 runs in the shortest format. The wicket-keeper batter has a strike rate of 130.68 and an average of 28.97.
India: Rishabh Pant is the top pick from the Indian side. The southpaw has scored 806 runs at an average of 22.38 in T20Is. The left-handed batter has also scored three half-centuries and has a strike rate of 125.54.
West Indies vs India 3rd T20I prediction
India will start as favourites to win the third T20I. The visitors have been a very consistent side in white ball cricket and have been doing consistently well on overseas tours.
The Men in Maroon will be buoyed with their win in the second T20I and can provide a better challenge to India.
West Indies vs India 3rd T20I playing conditions and weather report
Maximum Temperature: 29°C
Wind: 25 km/h