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In the third T20 match of the five-match series, the Indian team will clash with the West Indies. The third match of the T20I series between IND and WI will be played on August 8 at Providence Stadium, Guyana, West Indies. This match will start at 08:00 PM (IST).
The West Indies team, while maintaining its dominance in the second T20 match, beat the Indian team by 2 wickets and took a 2-0 lead in the T20 series. Batting first, the Indian team scored 152 runs for the loss of 7 wickets thanks to Tilak Verma's innings of 51 runs. Chasing the target, the West Indies team scored 155 runs in 18.5 overs thanks to Nicholas Pooran's innings of 67 runs.
Shubman Gill and Ishaan Kishan will start the innings for India. Suryakumar Yadav will bat at the one-down position. He is the backbone of the batting team. Tilak Verma and Sanju Samson will handle the responsibility of middle-order batting.Hardik Pandya will lead India as captain.
On the other hand, Kyle Meyers and Brandon King will start the innings from the West Indies team. Johnson Charles will bat at the one-down position. Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell will handle the middle-order batting. Nicholas Pooran has the highest fantasy points in this series.
Providence Stadium, Guyana, West Indies. The pitch suits both the batsmen and the bowlers, initially the fast bowlers get a lot of help on this pitch. In the last 5 matches, out of 67 wickets, 36 wickets have been taken by fast bowlers and 31 wickets have been taken by spin bowlers. Batting in the first innings has been a bit difficult with the average first innings score being 161 runs. Batting has looked a bit easier in the second innings. That's why 60 percent of the matches have been won here chasing the target.
The weather is cloudy in Guyana West Indies. The temperature is expected to be around 22 °C on match day with 99% humidity and 1.9 km/h wind speed. And visibility is 10 kilometers. There is a 43% chance of rain during the game.