india vs west indies, 3rd ODI: The Indian team, led by captain Virat Kohli, will have their eyes set on clinching the series by winning the third and final ODI against hosts West Indies in Trinidad on Wednesday (14 August). The Indian team has earlier held a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. The first ODI between the two teams was rained out after 13 overs and the match had to be canceled. In the second ODI on August 11, India defeated the Windies by 59 runs under a Duckworth-Louis rule in a rain-interrupted match.
Virat Sena's eyes will be on winning the series by defeating host Windies in the third ODI on Wednesday. The Indian team had earlier cleared the host team by defeating the Caribbean team 3–0 in the T20 series in the same tour.
The bowlers will be helped on this pitch. However, batsmen will also be successful in scoring runs. The team that has batted first in five of the last six ODIs at this ground has won. In such a situation, the toss is going to play an important role once again.
After the first and second match rain was interrupted, this match is also likely to rain. Today it will be cloudy in Trinidad. According to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of cloudy and rain on Wednesday.
A look at the record book
India played 20 matches at Queens Park Oval, 10 wins, 9 losses, one draw
West Indies played 56 matches at Queens Park Oval, 27 24 wins, five bouts, Bentija
413 runs for five wickets is India's highest score against Bermuda (on 19-3-2007)
The possible playing XI of both teams could be something like this Is:
India's probable playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Virat Kohli (captain), Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav , Khalil Ahmed.
Possible playing XI of the West Indies: Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Shai Hope (wicketkeeper), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Jason Holder (captain), Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Kotrol , Oshane Thomas.