The third and final match of the ODI series between India and West Indies will be played tomorrow i.e. Tuesday 1st of August at Queens Park Oval in Trinidad. The first ODI was won by Team India. At the same time, West Indies won in the second ODI. An exciting battle can now be seen in the third ODI.
The India team won the first ODI by 5 wickets. And in the second ODI, West Indies won by 6 wickets. Now the three match ODI series is tied 1-1. In such a situation, whichever team wins the third ODI will have the series named after them.
In the first ODI where Rohit Sharma batted at number seven. At the same time, Virat Kohli did not come out to bat. After this, Rohit and Virat were not part of the playing XI in the second ODI. Hardik Pandya was the captain in the second match. Now that the ODI series has come to par, in such a situation, the return of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to the playing XI is certain in the third and final match.
In the second ODI, Sanju Samson and Akshar Patel clinched a place in the playing XI. Samson played at number three. While Akshar Patel landed at number four. Both players were failures. Where Samson scored 9 runs. At the same time, Akshar returned to the arena after scoring just one run. Now, from the third ODI, both players are set to leave the playing XI.
The West Indies team can go into the third and final ODI without any changes. This means that once again vice-captain Rovman Powell will not get a place in the starting eleven. Kisi Carty played in his place in the second ODI, scoring an unbeaten 48.
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishaan Kishan (goalkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Suryakumar Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mukesh Kumar and Umran Malik.
Brendon King, Kyle Mayers, Alyque Athanje, Shai Hope (c&wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Casey Carty, Romario Shepherd, Yannick Kariyeh, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motti and Jaden Seals.