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India v West Indies 2019, 3rd T20I: Match Preview, Predicted XI, Where To Watch, Prediction 

India v West Indies 2019, 3rd T20I: Match Preview, Predicted XI, Where To Watch, Prediction

West Indies have made a comeback after winning the second game in the three-match T20I series, levelling the series with 1-1. India was not able to defend their first innings score in Thiruvanthapuram, which cost them a defeat in the second T20I. Now, the two teams will head to play the third T20I, the decider match of the series.

Date: 11th December 2019

Time: 7:00 PM IST

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

India Needs To Work On Bowling And Fielding Department

India v West Indies 2019, 3rd T20I: Match Preview, Predicted XI, Where To Watch, Prediction 1

In the last two T20Is, Indian fielders have dropped five catches of the Caribbean’s, giving them the chance to play big Knocks. The allrounder Washington Sundar have missed three catches in the two games. Rohit Sharma, as well as captain Virat Kohli, also misfielded in the first T20I. It can affect the game on the big platform.

Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar and Deepak Chahar couldn’t defend the total. The visitors quickly chased down the 171 runs target for the loss of two wickets. Indian bowlers will have to work hard to lock the series in Mumbai.

West Indies Can Give Tough Fight

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In the sluggish batting pitch at Thiruvanthapuram, West Indies were impactful with the bat. The opener Lendl Simmons scored unbeaten 67 runs and led his team to the victory. The West Indies vice-captain Nicholas Pooran also gave a prolific performance with the bat, scoring 38 not out of 18.

Windies bowlers were successful in picking the seven wickets of the hosts in the second T20I. Kesrick Williams and Hayden Walsh picked two wickets each. Jason Holder, Khary Pierre and Sheldon Cottrell picked one wicket each. All over, the visitors showcased the best team performance. They can give a tough fight to India in clinching the T20I series.

Head to Head

Team Total Matches Won Lost Tied/No Result
India 16 9 6 0/1
West Indies 16 6 9 0/1

Weather Forecast

No rain is expected in Mumbai on Wednesday (December 11). The third T20I will be played without any delay due to rain.

Mumbai weather, 3rd T20I, India vs West Indies
Credit: Accuweather

Pitch Condition

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India vs West Indies
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

The fast bowlers will get the assistant from the Mumbai pitch; it has much-needed bounce. It will also help the batsman to score big runs, and the teams can set a big target.

India’s Predicted XI

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Image credit: BCCI Twitter
Players Role
Rohit Sharma Opening Batsman
KL Rahul Opening Batsman
Virat Kohli (c) Batsman
Shreyas Iyer Batsman
Rishabh Pant Wk-batsman
Shivam Dube All-rounder
Washington Sundar All-rounder
Kuldeep Yadav Bowler
Mohammed Shami Bowler
Bhuvneshwar Kumar Bowler
Yuzvendra Chahal Bowler

West Indies Predicted XI

Kieron Pollard, India vs West Indies

Players Role
Lendl Simmons Batsman
Evin Lewis Batsman
Brandon King Wk-Batsman
Nicholas Pooran Batsman
Shimron Hetmyer Batsman
Kieron Pollard(C) Batsman
Jason Holder allrounder
Kesrick Williams allrounder
Hayden Walsh bowler
Sheldon Cottrell Bowler
Khary Pierre Bowler

Match Prediction

India, Windies, third T20I.
Image Credit: Google

The figures of Wankhede Stadium speaks that it would be tough for India to register the victory against West Indies. India had only won a T20I against Sri Lanka in this field. The Indian skipper had to make some tough calls to register the victory in this series.

Where To Watch

TV – Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD

Online– Hotstar

Time– 7 PM IST

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