WI vs IND: Top 3 Captain Picks For 3rd ODI

    WI vs IND 3rd ODI

    After a shock defeat in the 2nd ODI at Barbados, India would be looking to give their best and win the 3rd ODI. A win in this ODI would power India to a series victory against West Indies.

    Several changes in the playing XI and batting order backfired heavily for India and they ended up being on the losing side. We expect that India would be bringing up their star players in the form of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli and would be fielding their strongest XI.

    As for the hosts, Shai Hope would be quite relieved after their dismal performance in the ICC ODI World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe. They would be playing for a series victory and most importantly, pride and prestige in Trinidad and Tobago.

    The 3rd ODI between West Indies and India will be played on 1st August 2023. It is slated to begin from 7:00 PM (IST) and will be played at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Trinidad and Tobago.

    In this article, we take a look at the top 3 captaincy picks for the 3rd ODI between West Indies and India:

    1. Virat Kohli (India)

    Virat Kohli

    We expect India to slot in Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma back in the team. Virat Kohli has a terrific record against West Indies and is the highest run-getter when the two teams lock horns with each other.

    With 12,898 runs under his belt in the ODI format, Virat Kohli is a sheer match-winner in this format. An entertainer-in-chief, Virat Kohli can be the perfect captain choice in the 3rd WI vs IND ODI.

    2. Gudakesh Motie (West Indies)

    Gudakesh Motie

    Taking assistance from the spin-friendly tracks in the first 2 ODIs, Gudakesh Motie has been a top performer for West Indies in this ODI series. The left-arm orthodox spinner has bagged 5 wickets in this series so far and has looked good with the white-cherry.

    In the 2nd WI vs IND ODI, Motie bagged 3 wickets and was very economical with the ball as well. Having an economy of 3.7, Motie bagged the wickets of Shubman Gill, Surya Kumar Yadav and Mukesh Kumar.

    3. Ishan Kishan (India)

    Ishan Kishan

    Swashbuckling left-arm opener of India, Ishan Kishan can be another good-choice captain for your fantasy team in this game. The youngster scored 55 runs in the previous ODI and was the sole performer of India.

    If he gets going in the initial few overs, he can score a big knock in the 3rd and final ODI at Trinidad and Tobago. Kishan can be an asset for Rohit Sharma and co. in the coming years in the ODI format.

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