WI vs IND, ODIs 2023: Head to Head Record, Stats, and Pitch History at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

West Indies would look to rebuild their ODI side while India look to test their bench strength for the upcoming world cup.

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India and West Indies will play a three-match ODI series starting on July 27 at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. The second ODI will be played on July 29 at the same venue, and the third and final ODI will be played on August 1 at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba, Trinidad and Tobago. 

 West Indies will be looking to rebuild their ODI side after failing to qualify for the 2023 World Cup. They have recalled Shimron Hetmyer and Oshane Thomas to the squad but will be without Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran, and Jason Holder. 

India won the two-match Test series 1-0 and will be looking to continue their winning momentum in the ODI series. They have recalled Spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal and included uncapped pacer Mukesh Kumar in the squad.  

Virat Kohli will be looking to break his record of 10 centuries against the opposition in ODIs. He has scored 2261 runs at an average of 66.50 in ODIs against West Indies, with nine centuries and 11 half-centuries. 

Ravindra Jadeja will be looking to break Kapil Dev's record of most wickets against West Indies for India. Jadeja has picked up 41 wickets in ODIs against West Indies at an average of 29.87. He needs three more wickets to break Dev's record of 43 wickets. The Indian cricket team's history against the West Indies has been healthy and hence, the upcoming series will be entertaining. 

West Indies vs India Head-to-Head records: 

India and West Indies have met each other on 139 occasions in ODIs, with India having won 70 games whereas the Windies having clinched 63 wins. Two games have ended in a tie and four games have ended in a draw.

Matches Played 

India 

West  Indies 

Draw 

Tied

139 

70 

63 

4 

2

IND vs WI Test Records and Stats at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.: 

The pacers have enjoyed bowling at this venue. In 45 games played here, the pacers have taken 424 wickets at an average of 29.91, while spin bowlers have taken 148 wickets at an average of 39.62. Teams batting second have an edge over teams batting first, with 25 wins to 19 wins. The average first innings score at this venue is 230. 

Matches Played 

45 

Teams Won Batting First 

19 

Teams Won Chasing 

25 

NR 

1 

Average First Batting Score 

230 

West Indies Won 

17 

West Indies Lost 

22 

India Won 

1 

India Lost 

2 

Highest Total at this venue 

364 (by England ) 

Lowest Total at this venue 

91 (by Ireland)  

West Indies vs India, the battleground 

Mohammed Siraj has picked Shai Hope thrice in 85 balls while giving away 57 runs at an average of 19.00. Kuldeep Yadav has picked both Shimron Hetmyer and Shai Hope twice in 72 and 176 balls, respectively, while he has conceded 82 and 147 runs, respectively against the two batters. Kuldeep has also got good match-ups against Rovman Powell, picking him thrice in 46 balls while giving away 17 runs. Alzarri Joseph has picked both Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma thrice in 68 and 61 balls, while he has given 78 and 51 runs, respectively. 

IND vs WI Highest and Lowest Totals: 

West Indies' highest total against India in Test is 333 while their lowest total is 104 

India's highest total against West Indies is 418, while their lowest total is 100. 

Top Players to Watch Out For: 

India (IND):  

Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Siraj 

West Indies (WI):  

Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Alzarri Joseph

West Indies vs India Full Squads: 

India (IND): Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Sanju Samson (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya (VC), Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar.
 
West Indies (WI): Shai Hope (C), Rovman Powell (VC), Alick Athanaze, Yannic Cariah, Keacy Carty, Dominic Drakes, Shimron Hetmyer, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Gudakesh Motie, Jayden Seales, Romario Shepherd, Kevin Sinclair, Oshane Thomas  

 
 
 
 
 

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