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The 3rd match of the series between IND vs WI will be played on 1st August at Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad, West Indies. This match will start at 07:00 PM (IST). You can watch the live telecast of this match on JioCinema app.
Team India started the series by winning the first ODI. After this, in the second ODI, the hosts defeated India hard. The third and final ODI will decide the series. India is in danger of losing the ODI series to the West Indies after 17 years. Team India last lost a bilateral ODI series against the Windies in 2006. Even then India went on a tour of the West Indies and lost 4–1. Since then, India has won 12 bilateral ODI series against the Caribbean team. It is a do or die match for Team India. The series will go out of the hands of the team if they lose. Along with this, questions will also be raised on the preparations of the team before the ODI World Cup.
Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will open the innings for India. Virat Kohli will bat at the one-down position. Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya will handle the middle-order batting. On the other hand, Brandon King and Kyle Mayers will open the innings for the West Indies. Alick Athanaze will bat at the one-down position. Shai Hope and Shimron Hetmyer will handle the middle-order batting.
This pitch is suitable for both batsmen and bowlers. Initially, the fast bowlers get a lot of help on this pitch. In the last 5 matches, out of 77 wickets, 39 wickets have been taken by fast bowlers and 33 wickets have been taken by spin bowlers. It has been a bit difficult to bat in the first innings on this pitch where the average first innings score is 217 runs. So 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 morning in Trinidad has been sunny with a mix of clouds, but weather conditions are predicted to worsen as the day progresses. There is a possibility of a storm at 9:00 am local time (6:30 pm Indian Standard Time), Weather in Trinidad, BO is clean. The temperature is expected to be around 20°C on the match day with 88% humidity and 0.0 km/h wind speed. And the visibility is 8 KM. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
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