West Indies know their best combination less well. The wizards of T20 cricket have to play qualifiers in the World Cup. Who knows whether Andre Russell will be fit or Sunil Narine will be picked. For various reasons, Sheldon Cottrell, Fabian Allen and Evin Lewis are also out of the game against India. With the series on the line, this is a good opportunity for fringe players to enter the team.
West Indies LWLWW (last five matches, most recent first match)
India 1 Rohit Sharma (capt), 2 Suryakumar Yadav, 3 Shreyas Iyer, 4 Rishabh Pant (wk), 5 Hardik Pandya, 6 Dinesh Karthik, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Harshal Patel, 9 R Ashwin, 10 Yuzvendra Chahal, 11 Arshdeep Singh
West Indies 1 Kyle Meyers, 2 Brandon King, 3 Nicholas Pooran (c), 4 Shimron Hetmyer, 5 Rovman Powell, 6 Devon Thomas (wk), 7 Jason Holder, 8 Akil Hossein, 9 Dominic Drake, 10 Alzarri Joseph, 11 Obed McCoy
The pitch may be unknown in places that are not used to hosting regular international cricket, but the boundaries are small and there should be good value for shots. There is no major threat for matches other than an odd passing shower.