Dream 11 prediction: India vs West Indies, 1st T20I playing 11, captain and vice-captain

first_img India Today Web Desk New DelhiAugust 3, 2019UPDATED: August 3, 2019 10:26 IST India vs West Indies Dream 11 Prediction, 1st T20I (Reuters Photo)India take on West Indies in the 1st of the 3-match T20I series at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Lauderhill, Florida on Saturday.India will be looking to begin preparations for next year’s T20 World Cup with a strong showing against the West Indies on the road. Virat Kohli will be leading a squad with a good mix of youth and experience.While MS Dhoni and Hardik Pandya are missing out, Shikhar Dhawan’s return to fitness is a big boost for Team India. The availability of young middle-order batsmen in Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey adds a lot of firepower to the Indian batting unit.On the other hand, India have gone in with a new-look bowling unit which will be led by Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Rahul Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja and Washington Sundar are the spinners while the addition of Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar and Khaleel Ahmed brings a lot of excitement around the pace battery.West Indies, on the other hand, will be missing Andre Russell due to an injury on Saturday.Dream XI Predictions – India vs West Indies, 1st T20IBatsmenRohit Sharma, given his form at the World Cup, should be your first name on the sheet. Shikhar Dhawan, who is certain to start for India, is a good option but Evin Lewis with his firepower can be a great addition as well.In-form Shreyas Iyer and Shimron Hetmyer can be good picks in the middle-order. India captain Virat Kohli will be keen on getting the big runs post the World Cup disappointment. Miss him at your own peril.advertisementWicketkeeperThere’s no MS Dhoni and that brings Rishabh Pant into the picture. West Indies’ Nicholas Pooran can be a value addition as well.All-roundersMumbai Indians pairing of Kieron Pollard and Krunal Pandya are great additions to any playing XI but the availability of Ravindra Jadeja and Sunil Narine makes it a tough choice.BowlersNavdeep Saini and Oshane Thomas are 2 exciting youngsters in the camps while Sheldon Cottrell can be a good pick as well. Leg-spinner Rahul Chahar must be your preferred spinner for the 1st T20I.Dream 11 team, WI vs IND 1st T20I: Rohit Sharma (captain), Evin Lewis, Virat Kohli, Shimron Hetmyer, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine (vice-captain), Rahul Chahar, Ravindra Jadeja, Navdeep Saini, Sheldon CottrellIndia squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep SainiWest Indies squad: Carlos Brathwaite (C), Anthony Bramble, John Campbell, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Kieron Pollard, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Oshane Thomas.For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow India tour of West Indies 2019Follow India vs West Indies 1st T20IFollow Dream XI Playing XI predictionFollow Rohit SharmaFollow Sunil NarineFollow Kieron Pollard Dream 11 prediction: India vs West Indies, 1st T20I playing 11, captain and vice-captainIndia vs West Indies Dream 11 Prediction, (IND vs WI) Players, Captain and Vice Captain: In what is expected to be a tightly-fought contest, India take on West Indies in the 1st of a 3-match T20I series in Florida on Saturday.advertisement Nextlast_img

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