West Indies vs India 2023: WI vs IND 1st ODI Preview, Playing XI, Live Streaming Details & Updates

West Indies lock horns with India for the first ODI at the Kensington Oval in Barbados on Thursday, July 26.

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Following the conclusion of the two-Test series, team India and West Indies are all set to engage in a three-match ODI series. The matches will prove to be a vital one, especially for the Men in Blue, considering that they will be playing the Asia Cup and the ODI World Cup in October.

Keeping the upcoming mega 50-over event in mind, Team India will look to fine-tune their combinations so as to find a core setup. On the other hand, the Windies play their first ODI match after a dismal campaign in the ODI World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe. 

While the Windies will need to pay attention to their white-ball cricket to get back into the game, India on the other hand will look to keep themselves charged up for the aforementioned events with wins in the three-match series.

The two sides will lock horns for the first ODI at the Kensington Oval, in Barbados, on Thursday, July 26. A crucial series awaits as team India will look to keep their momentum intact heading to the first ODI.

Pitch and conditions 

The wicket at the Kensington Oval has something in it for both the pacers and spinners alike. Therefore, the match is likely to be a competitive one and either skipper winning the toss may elect to field first.

Probable Playing XI For WI vs IND

West Indies

The Windies will look to field a new-look side after their dismal outing in the World Cup Qualifier. The return of Oshane Thomas and Shimron Hetmyer will surely boost their morale in the forthcoming series.

Probable Playing XI: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Shai Hope (c & wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Keacy Carty, Alick Athanaze, Yannic Cariah, Romario Shepherd, Oshane Thomas, Alzarri Joseph

India

With Hardik Pandya included in the ODI squad, Team India will have a balanced unit both in terms of batting and bowling. Furthermore, Yuzvendra Chahal and Sanju Samson could likely make the cut in the XI for the first ODI.

Probable Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

WI vs IND Head-to-head

Played – 139 | West Indies- 63 | India - 70 | Tied – 2 | No Result - 4

WI vs IND Broadcast and Live Streaming Details

Match Timings: 07:00 PM IST

Live Broadcast: DD Sports

Live Streaming: JioCinema and FanCode

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