India’s T20 machine is once again making a ruckus. From the coach to the captain to the players, everything is coming from within the team that they have not done anything different. But it is quite clear that an early exit from last year’s T20 World Cup has led to some kind of revolution.
From being a team that relied solely on its big bad top three – to the point that Virat Kohli was once directly hooked on the prospect of dropping Rohit Sharma – India are now turning to their finishers to shake things up a bit. advancing. Rishabh Pant has worked as an opener in England. Suryakumar Yadav also in the first T20 of this series.
India have also warmed to the idea of picking super-specialists, with Arshdeep Singh bowling his remarkable hard-to-hit yorker to make his place in the XI and Dinesh Karthik hitting his 12-ball form. secured the position. 38 not out players. It’s a brave new world.
West Indies: LWWLL (last five matches, most recent first match)
Harshal Patel Had to make room in Tarouba as the conditions demanded three spinners. But now that the T20 caravan has shifted to Basseterre, he may return to the XI. The 31-year-old seamer has an amazing ability to bowl exactly the ball that the batsmen don’t want to face in the final overs. And a captain wouldn’t want a property like this more often than not.
Playing just a spinner at Tauroba has had a backlash for West Indies, so they may be tempted to bring in Hayden Walsh Jr on Monday.
West Indies: 1 Kyle Meyers, 2 Shamar Brooks, 3 Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), 4 Jason Holder, 5 Rovman Powell, 6 Shimron Hetmyer, 7 Odeon Smith, 8 Akil Hossein, 9 Keemo Paul/Hayden Walsh Jr, 10 Alzarri Joseph, 11 Obed McCoy
India:1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Suryakumar Yadav, 3 Shreyas Iyer, 4 Rishabh Pant (wk), 5 Hardik Pandya, 6 Ravindra Jadeja, 7 Dinesh Karthik, 8 R Ashwin, 9 Ravi Bishnoi/Harshal Patel, 10 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 11 Arshdeep Singh