Team India Playing11 for The 1st Test against West Indies: India and West Indies are set to face off in a two matches Test series from July 12, 2023. The first Test will be played in Dominica from July 12-17, whereas the second Test will be played in Trinidad from July 20-25, 2023.
Team India will be led by Rohit Sharma, who has to perform in this series to save his captaincy and position in test cricket. Rohit Sharma is known for his aggressive batting style and has scored over 3,000 runs in Test cricket. He will try to win this series against West Indies for his team.
Kraigg Brathwaite will lead the West Indies in test cricket. Brathwaite is a solid batsman who has scored over 5,000 runs in Test cricket. He will try to perform better in this series and give away team a tough competition.
The two teams have met 98 times in Test cricket, in Which India won 22, West Indies won 30, and 46 matches were drawn. The Away team will be looking to dominate West Indies in Test cricket.
The first Test will be played at Windsor Park, Dominica. This Ground have a fast-paced wicket, which will suit the Indian pace bowlers, whereas West Indies couldn’t have such hard-hitting bowlers in their Squad except for Alzarri Joseph.
West Indies vs India Possible Playing 11:
IND: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravindra Jadeja, KS Bharat (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar.
WI: Kraigg Brathwaite (C), Jermaine Blackwood, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Shamarh Brooks, Rayman Reifer, Joshua Da Silva, Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Kemar Roach, Alzarri Joseph, Shannon Gabriel.
WI vs IND 2023 Prediction:
India is the clear favourite to win the series. They have a stronger batting and bowling line-up than West Indies and good momentum in test cricket. However, West Indies will be a tough opponent, and they will not give up without a fight. It is expected that India will win the series 2-0.
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