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India vs West Indies 1st T20I: All You Need to Know – Brian Lara Stadium Pitch Report, Weather Update, Lineups, Head-to-Head, and Match Prediction

The Indian cricket team is set to take on the West Indies in the first T20I of the India Tour of West Indies 2023 series. The first T20I match will be held on August 3, 2023, at Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba, Trinidad. The Indian team, under the leadership of Hardik Pandya as captain and Suryakumar Yadav as vice-captain, is all set to leave their mark on the T20I series.

Having displayed remarkable prowess in the preceding Test and ODI series, the Indian squad is ready to bring their A-game to the game’s shortest format. The Test series culminated with India securing a commendable 1-0 victory. India claimed dominance in the following ODI series by clinching a 2-1 win.

The squad features young players and emerging talents, aiming to strike the perfect balance for success. Senior players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Ravindra Jadeja have been given a break per the team’s workload management strategy.

India vs West Indies 1st T20I Match Details

Match: West Indies vs India, 1st T20I
Series: India Tour Of West Indies 2023
Date: August 3, 2023
Time: 8:00 PM (IST)
Venue: Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad

Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba Pitch Report

The Brian Lara Stadium pitch is known for its sluggish and spin-friendly nature. Nevertheless, batters can accumulate runs by acclimatizing to the conditions. Despite hosting only a single T20I thus far, India put up 190 runs while losing six wickets.

Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba T20I Stats
Matches Played 1
Matches Won Batting First 1
Matches Won Batting Second 0
Matches with No Result (or) Tied 0
Average First Innings score 131 ( Based on T20 Matches )
Average Second Innings score 121 ( Based on T20 Matches )
Highest Team Total 190/6 (IND)
Lowest Team Total 122/8 (WI)

Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba Weather Update

On match day, the weather is predicted to be scattered thunderstorms in Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad. The temperature is expected to be around 30°C, with 76% humidity and a wind speed of 10 km/h. There is a 36% chance of rain during the match.

India vs West Indies T20I Head-to-head Stats

Total Matches – 25
India Won – 17
West Indies Won – 7
No Result – 1

India’s Probable Playing XI For 1st T20I Match Against West Indies

Hardik Pandya (C), Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Axar Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar.

West Indies Probable Playing XI For 1st T20I Match Against India

Rovman Powell (C), Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope, Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Odean Smith, Romario Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph, Akeal Hosein.

West Indies vs India, 1st T20I Match Probable Winner

Considering the current performance of both teams in T20I encounters and their historical head-to-head records, India is the front runner for victory in the first T20 match.

India vs West Indies 1st T20I Match Live Telecast And Streaming Details

The India vs West Indies first T20I match will be broadcast live on DD Sports channels in India, while the JioCinema and FanCode apps will provide online streaming.

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