India and West Indies sit on exceptional ends of the points table at the ICC Cricket international Cup 2019. India are third within the standings while West Indies are third from backside and have narrow probabilities of progressing. To try this, Windies want to win their last 3 matches and hope effects elsewhere in shape them.


For India, it's far an opportunity to win and assure themselves of a place in the final-four. The convincing nature of wins so far, except Afghanistan, places Virat Kohli and the relaxation in with a robust risk of closing unbeaten inside the tournament.

these two teams played out a close collection final year in India and we should see any other close contest among units of groups that's nicely privy to the other. It additionally allows that lots of them play in close proximity during the IPL.

A observe possible key participant battles:

MS Dhoni vs anyone

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's batting and slow method become raised closing 12 months in India's tour of england. That became once again highlighted in India's slim win over Afghanistan. With India dropping wickets in advance in assessment to the preceding suits, Dhoni had greater time in the center. Against Afghanistan, Dhoni should best muster 28 runs however it got here at a fee of fifty two balls.

An idea the team management can rent is to send Dhoni further down the order and deliver Kedar Jadhav greater time with the bat.

If MSD of India's 50-over setup meets MSD of Chennai excellent Kings, then it may be trouble for West Indies' loss of life overs - it doesn't actually rely who is going for walks right down to bowl.

Chris Gayle vs Jasprit Bumrah

Chris Gayle's capability to hit and hit massive is unquestionable. At some point of his long tenure in the Indian optimal League, Indian bowlers have turn out to be aware of seeing him go hammer and tongs. But they're also aware about how to eliminate him or as a minimum hold him quiet.

That activity might be given to India's seam department and maximum in reality Jasprit Bumrah. Rather exceptionally, Bumrah has by no means bowled to Gayle in 50 over cricket however they've squared off within the T20 layout.

Gayle holds the advantage in their head-to-head with 30 runs from 40 balls confronted in the IPL with out ever being disregarded by way of the Indian pacer. The seamer has struck once in a T20I to do away with Gayle.

Rohit Sharma vs Kemar Roach

Rohit Sharma has been among the runs for India for most part of the closing year. That robust run has persevered at the arena Cup until that blip towards Afghanistan which noticed him stroll returned after scoring just one.

He would be eager to get again to scoring and supplying the group with a sturdy begin alongside KL Rahul.

towards West Indies, he may additionally have an interesting contest with Kemar Roach. The fast-bowler has bowled 202 balls to Rohit out of which 121 have been dots. Inside the closing deliveries, Rohit has scored 171 runs. Roach has despatched Rohit back to the pavilion two times in ODIs.

Virat Kohli vs Jason Holder

Captain vs captain might be an incredibly interesting showdown at vintage Trafford. The duo might be nicely privy to every others' skills. For Holder, it would be critical to do away with Kohli early. Permit him to calm down and Kohli may be tough to dispose of.

Kohli hasn't struck a century within the tournament but has three straight Nineteen Fifties entering the fixture. He has 244 runs from four suits and would be keen to provide India with the same old raise within the middle overs.

historically Holder has been highly-priced in opposition to Kohli - conceding 143 runs from 173 balls - but more importantly, he has despatched the Indian skipper packing thrice.

Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav vs West Indies' middle order

India's wrist bowlers Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav might be tasked with retaining the glide of runs down all through the middle overs. If wished, they may be employed earlier into the Windies innings to get crucial wickets - something both have displayed on severa instances.

historically, Kuldeep has a higher report in opposition to the West Indies. He's picked up 17 wickets in opposition to them from 72 overs with best figures of 3/41. He has long past directly to take 3 wickets on four activities whilst proving to be miserly at four.65 runs an over.

Chahal, on the alternative, has played simply 3 ODIs towards the Windies and picked five wickets together with a 3/41 in Guwahati in October 2018. His subsequent day trip, however, became an steeply-priced affair with only a wicket to expose, conceding sixty three runs from his quota of overs.

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