1st ODI between West Indies vs India - when and where to watch, full squad details, venue, most likely playing XIs, Pitch Report

After the conclusion of the two match test series between India and West Indies both of the teams are now heading towards the white ball leg of the tour. They will be playing 3 ODI matches as the first ODI is going to start on July 27 at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados.

Both of the teams have a good history against each other in the ODI format and in the upcoming ODI series they will add a new chapter to their history. India won the test series 1-0, with the second game ending in a draw due to rain. Thus, they will look to win the ODI series as well.

Check all the details given below regarding the match:-
Ind vs WI Match 2023
Teams: India Cricket Team vs West Indies Cricket Team

Rohit Sharma is going to lead India Cricket Team

Shai Hope will lead West Indies Cricket Team

When: July 27, 2023, Thursday
Match is going to start at 7:00 p.m. IST

Venue: Kensington Oval, Bridgetown in Barbados

Head to head of these two teams: Both teams have played a total of 139 ODI matches till now where india have won 70 games, while the West Indies have won 63 matches; four ended without a result and two ended in a tie.

Likely playing XI

West Indies

Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Shai Hope (c and Wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Keacy Carty, Alick Athanaze, Rovman Powell/Dominic Drakes, Romario Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph, Oshane Thomas, Yannic Cariah.


Bench : Alzarri Joseph, G Moti-Kanhai, Brandon King, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Y Cariah, Kevin Sinclair, DC Drakes, Jayden Seales, Oshane Thomas, Kraigg Brathwaite, T Chanderpaul, Raymon Reifer, Jermaine Blackwood, J Da Silva, JA Warrican, Rahkeem Cornwall, TA Imlach, Kemar Roach, Kirk McKenzie, Akeem Jordan, Roston Chase, Shamarh Brooks, KAR Hodge, AJ Hosein, Devon Thomas


Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umran Malik

Bench : RD Gaikwad, Axar Patel, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, SV Samson, KL Yadav, Umran Malik, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ajinkya Rahane, KS Bharat, NA Saini, Tilak Varma, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan

Pitch report

The pitch at Kensington Oval is good for both batters and bowlers. It is not the typical batting pitch, and batters will have to take their time to adjust accordingly. Spinners and slow bowlers will get purchase and will trouble the batters. The average first-inning total here is 229.

Best players from both of the teams

Best Batsman: Virat Kohli

Best Bowler: Yuzvendra chahal

Weather forecast for today in Bridgetown

Maximum temperature: 32°C
Minimum temperature: 26°C
Wind speed: 25km/h
Chances of rain: 20%
Capacity of stadium: 28,000
Prediction to win: Team India is most likely to win the match

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Jul 27, 2023 7:53 AM