New Delhi: India and West Indies are set to lock horns in the third Twenty20 match at the Providence Stadium in Guyana on August 8. Both teams squared off in two T20 matches earlier and the hosts West Indies walked away with easy victory in both of them. A win in this match will make them lift the series while for the Men in Blue, it would be a momentous task to stay in the game and clinch victory in this, on lines of Test & ODI victory.
IND vs WI, 3rd T20: Match timing & streaming
Match venue — Providence Stadium, Guyana
Match time – 8:00 PM (IST)
LIVE Streaming — FanCode
IND vs WI, 3rd T20: Pitch Report & Batting trend
Prima facie, the pitch is said to be slightly inclined towards bowlers, including pacers & spinners. Though, batters won’t face headwinds and can look to score a good total, the spinners will see some support in the middle overs while pacers are likely to have advantage towards later half.
The average score at the Providence Stadium stands at 122 runs. If any team piles up above 150, it would be a good score to defend.
As the statistics suggest, the team batting second here harbours a good chance of winning the match. Their winning percentage stands at 80% on this ground.
IND vs WI, 3rd T20: Match Preview
India is unarguably the stronger side while West Indies is seen as a ‘weaker side’ by cricket experts, though the latter broke this jinx with spectacular show in the T20 series, so far.
The two teams, in their past two encounters, saw hosts taking lead over visitors. While Team India fought tooth & nail to stay alive in the game, the West Indies emerged as the better half.
West Indies won both the T20 matches, though not with a big margin. One match was a fight to finish, with the Caribbean team winning by a margin of just 2 wickets.
India Vs WI: Top Picks
Suryakumar Yadav, right-handed batsman has so far scored 22 runs in the series, so far. Team India would be banking on him for a good start to innings.
Yuzvendra Chahal, an all-rounder playerrom India, has scalped 4 wickets.
Ishan Kishan is the south paw, having scored 33 runs in tournament.
Kyle Mayers is the West Indies player with amazing batting & bowling skills. He has scored 16 runs in the series so far.