Team India are ready to take on the host West Indies for the first test match in Antigua. Many loved cricketers like Ajinkya Rahane & Ravi Ashwin are set to return for this series. India will face a tough competition from the host as they have an impressive record in home conditions. Earlier this year they had defeated England. The Windies will heavily rely on pacers to do the trick. Prior to this Match we have some tips for you that will help to Pick your dream team for Dream 11.
Team to choose from –
Jason Holder (Cap), Kraigg Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Rakheem Cornwall, Shimron Hetmyer, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Keemo Paul, Kemar Roach, Shai Hope, Shane Dowrich and Shannon Gabriel
Virat Kohli (Cap), KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant, Wriddhiman Saha, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami, and Kuldeep Yadav.
Windies are likely to swap Keemo Paul for Oshane Thomas due to his performance in the previous match. Kraigg Brathwaite and John Campbell will be Opening pairs for the Windies. Darren Bravo and Shai Hope have the responsibility to put a good total on the scoreboard. The host might go with four fast bowlers one spinner i.e Roston Chase. Carlos Brathwaite has started to emerge as the go to bowler in death overs for West Indies. They will also focus more on their fielding, to make sure no extra runs are given.
Possible XI :
Chris Gayle, E Lewis, S Hope (wicket Keeper ), Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Jason Holder (Captain), Carlos Brathwaite, K Paul, K Roach, Sheldon Cottrell.
Indian Team might have a few changes in the team. Mohammad Shami might be given a rest for this match. Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul will be opening for the team. The team has a fairly strong batting order with Virat Kohil, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane & Hanuma Vihari. Shreyas Iyer might also get a chance in this match to prove himself. Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ishant Sharma will be incharge of the bowling attack
Possible XI :
Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (Captain), Rishabh Pant (wicket Keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Kedar Jadhav, Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar, Mohammed Shami/Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav/ Chahal, Khaleel Ahmed
When & Where to watch
TV : Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1 HD, Sony Ten 3, Sony Ten 3 HD
Online: Sony LIV
Match Timings : 19:00 IST and 09:30 local
West Indies vs India, 1st Test
22-26 August 2019, 7:00 PM IST
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua
Pacers will play a keep role on this pitch, as witnessed during the test played between England and West Indies. The weather forcast for the next five days is clear .
Dream 11 Dream Team #1: Shane Dowrich, Cheteshwar Pujara, Kraigg Brathwaite, Lokesh Rahul, Shai Hope, Roston Chase, Jason Holder, Ravi Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Shannon Gabriel. Captain: Jason Holder, Vice-Captain: Jasprit Bumrah
Dream 11 Dream Team #2: W Saha, Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Shimron Hetmyer, Kraigg Brathwaite, Ravi Ashwin, Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Jasprit Bumrah, Shannon Gabriel and Mohd Shami. Captain: Cheteshwar Pujara, Vice-Captain: Jason Holder