The fourth match of the T20 series between India and West Indies will be played today in Florida city of America. The match will start at 8:00 PM at the Lauderhill Cricket Ground, the toss will take place at 7:30 PM. West Indies are ahead 2-1 in the 5 T20 series. India is in danger of losing the series, the team will have to win today's match to stay in the series.
After the fourth T20, the fifth match will also be played in the same city tomorrow. In the next story, we will know the head to head record, pitch condition, weather report and possible playing-11 of both the teams in T20.
Team India gave Yashasvi Jaiswal a chance in the third T20. He replaced the out-of-form Ishaan Kishan, but was dismissed after scoring just one run. He might get a chance in today's match as well. For India in the series, Tilak Verma performed well in all the three matches. He played innings of 39, 51 and 49*.
Suryakumar Yadav, ranked number one in the ICC T20 batsmen rankings, played an important role in India's victory in the third T20 by playing an innings of 83 runs. Along with Surya, the onus will be on Tilak to equalize the series for India. Hardik Pandya has taken 4-4 wickets in the series along with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal in bowling. All three will take charge of the bowling department.
West Indies gave a chance to Roston Chase in the third T20 by seating Jason Holder. Holder was injured, if he is fit then he can return to playing-11. Apart from this, the team would not like to make any other changes. Nicholas Pooran in the top order and Alzarri Joseph in the bowling department will be responsible for giving the team an unassailable lead in the series.
So far 8 T20 series have been played between West Indies and India. India won 6 and West Indies won 2. West Indies last beat India in a series in 2017. Then only one T20 was played in the West Indies, which India lost.
Team India has not lost the T20 series of 3 or more matches against the West Indies so far. Today, if West Indies manages to win the match, then the team will defeat India for the first time in the T20 series of more than 2 matches.
The 2024 T20 World Cup will be held in America. Matches are also to be held in the country's Florida-based stadium, where the last 2 matches of the T20 series between India and West Indies will take place. 6 T20s were played between the two teams in Florida, India won 4 and West Indies won only one.
The match in which India lost was played in 2016. Batting first West Indies scored 245 runs, in reply KL Rahul scored a century from India. The team needed 2 runs off the last ball, but former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was caught on this ball and Team India lost the match by one run. After this thrilling match, India has won all the T20s here.