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India will take on West Indies (WI vs IND) in the fourth and fifth T20Is at Lauderhill, Florida. At the same time, the fourth match of the series will be played on Saturday i.e. 6 August. After defeating the hosts by 7 wickets in the third match, Team India took a 2-1 lead in the series. Now if Rohit and Company win this match, then they will also win this T20 series.
On the other hand, the Caribbean team would also like to equalize India by winning this match. So the competition is bound to be exciting. So lets take a look at each and every piece of information related to it before this interesting match.
The Indian team has won 2 matches of the five-match T20 series. In such a situation, now if the Indian team wins the fourth match, then the series will be in its name. Because of this Rohit & Co will try to win this match at any cost. But it will not be so easy for Team India to win this match, because the West Indies team has also found its victory by winning the second match of the series. Clearly, there is bound to be a close fight between the two teams to win the fourth T20 in Lauderhill, Florida.
Suryakumar Yadav finally came good as the teams opener and scored a match-winning 76. Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan will open the innings. Suryakumar Yadav will bat at the one-down position. Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant will take over the batting of the middle order. Shreyas Iyer can captain the team in the absence of Rohit. Ravichandran Ashwin will command the spin bowling of the team. Arshdeep Singh and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will lead their teams fast bowling attack. Indias bowling is looking good in all three T20 matches. The biggest positive has been Arshdeep Singhs performance. Ashwin has kept things tight in the middle overs.
West Indies will be disappointed that they let the match slip while bowling and fielding. Batting and bowling are not going together. Also, some combinations have gone wrong, and the Pooran-led side will be hoping to get it right in these two matches. The Nicholas Pooran-led side will be hoping for a good comeback in the fourth T20I. Brandon King and Kyle Meyers will probably open the innings. Nicholas Pooran will bat in the one-down position. The middle order will be handled by Shimron Hetmyer and Devon Thomas. West Indies will be captained by Nicholas Pooran. He is also a good wicketkeeperNicholas Pooran will keep wicket for West Indies. Akil Hossein will command the spin bowling of the team. Obed McCoy and Alzarri Joseph will lead their teams pace attack.
In the 11 T20I matches played here, an average of 155.4 runs were scored here. Talking about domestic cricket league matches, an average of 157 runs have been scored in those 24 matches. The pitch is usually slow and thus the spinners can have an added advantage. The pitch slows down as the match progresses. Teams batting first on this ground have had a lot of success. Teams batting first have won 9 out of 11 times at this ground. Hence, there will be a high probability that the team winning the toss will definitely opt to bat first.
Let us tell you that in this match IND vs WI to be held on Saturday, the rain is ready to spoil the fun of adventure. There is a 30 percent chance of rain in the match. On August 6, the temperature here will be 32 to 26 degree Celsius. The wind will blow at a speed of 24 km per hour. While the humidity will be 65 percent.