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India Vs West Indies 1st ODI, Dream 11 Fantasy Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report, And Other Updates

India had been white-washed by South Africa earlier this year. The West Indies tour is the Indian team’s chance to redeem themselves. The series will have a total of 6 matches- 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is. All the 3 ODIs will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. While the teams will be flying to Kolkata to play the 3 T20Is at Eden Gardens. India’s new skipper Rohit Sharma will be leading India. Rishabh Pant will be his deputy for the 1st ODI since KL Rahul will be missing the game due to personal reasons. There are speculations that he will be attending his sister’s marriage. Let us now look at India Vs West Indies 1st ODI, Dream 11 Fantasy Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report, And Other Updates.

India Vs West Indies, 1st ODI Dream 11 Fantasy Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report, And Other Updates

India Vs West Indies, Dream 11 Top Picks

Ahead of the match, Shreyas Iyer and Shikhar Dhawan had tested positive for Covid-19, while Ruturaj Gaikwad and Navdeep Saini are in quarantine. While KL Rahul is not available due to personal reasons. Indian fans were worried about who will be opening with the skipper. Rohit Sharma has confirmed that Ishan Kishan will be opening with him since he is the only option available. Mayank Agrawal is still in quarantine since he was added to the squad only after the other players turned out to be covid positive, making Ishan the only option. Deepak Hooda can make his ODI debut.

Top Picks: India

Rohit Sharma is one of the best ODI cricketers Indian cricket has ever seen. Rohit particularly has good statistics against West Indies, he had hit the second-highest number of sixes(34) against the team, scoring 1523 runs. He also has a good batting record while captaining the Indian team. This being his full-time captaincy debut, we expect a good inning.

Virat Kohli has performed well in the series against South Africa, scoring 2 half-centuries. This form will continue against WI as well. Virat has scored an exceptional 12285 runs playing 257 matches in ODI cricket. Rohit has shown great confidence in him, prior to the match.

Shardul Thakur has played some important knocks in the SA series, making a win look possible for the Indian team. His ability to do good with both the bat and the ball makes him a must-pick.

Top Picks: West Indies

Shamarh Brooks recently made his ODI debut against Ireland. In the 3 matches, Brooks had scored 137 runs with an average of 45.66. The highest score by him was 93.

Jason Holder recently took a double-hattrick against England. He went on to become the Player of the Series for his exceptional performance. His great form is the reason he is a must-pick. In his ODI career so far, he has scored 1954 runs taking 141 wickets.

Also read: 5 Players With Most Sixes Against West Indies In ODI: 3 Indians Included

Suggested Fantasy PLaying XI: India U19 vs England U19

Shai Hope, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shamarh Brooks, Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder (vc), Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Akeal Hosein

India Vs West Indies 1st ODI, Dream 11 Fantasy Prediction, Playing 11, Pitch Report, And Other Updates

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Playing XI


Rohit Sharma (c), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(wk), Deepak Hooda, Shardul Thakur, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Siraj.

West Indies

Brandon King, Shai Hope (wk), Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Odean Smith.

Pitch Report

The first ODI of the West Indies tour of India will take place on February 6, 2022, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Narendra Modi Stadium has proved to be helpful for the batsmen. So there might be some help to the batsmen from the pitch. Pacers can also expect help from the pitch towards the second half of the game. However, the teams could use spinners in the middle overs. Batting second, teams have made great records here. Looking at the statistics the team batting second has a 60% chance of winning. Whichever team wins the toss, bowling first will be a wise choice.

Live Telecast and Streaming Details

The first ODI will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Feb 6th. India vs West Indies, the first ODI will begin at 13:30 IST. The broadcasting rights of the series are with Star Sports Network. Fans can enjoy the match by tuning in to Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 Hindi channels. Also, the live streaming of the match will be available at the Disney+Hotstar app.

Sanskruti Yadav
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Sanskruti, is a journalist in making, an avid reader, and a cricket enthusiast. Her passion for cricket and writing is what brings her here.

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