WIvsIND 1st Test: Match Preview, Possible Lineups, Pitch Report, and Dream XI Team Prediction

India will face West Indies in the first test of the WIvsIND test series at the Windsor Park in Roseau from July 12.
West Indies are winless against India in tests since 2002 (Image - ICC Cricket)
West Indies are winless against India in tests since 2002 (Image - ICC Cricket)

India will be up against West Indies in the first test match of the WIvsIND test series at Windsor Park in Roseau from July 12. West Indies have been able to win just one match in their last five matches. They are winless against India in the test matches since 2002. On the other hand, India are coming after losing the World Test Championship but they are in decent form. They have managed to win two and draw a game in their last five encounters. In a recent interview, Rohit Sharma revealed that their star young batter, Shubman Gill will bat at no 3 in this series. It might be Jaiswal and Rohit pair that would open against the West Indies bowling lineup. Read the Match Preview, Pitch report, and every detail about the game with the likes of Dream XI team prediction in our fantasy sports segment.

WIvsIND 1st Test: Match Preview

Match Details

  • Match: West Indies vs India 1st Test
  • Date: 12/07/2023 – 17/07/2023
  • Time: 7:30 PM IST
  • Venue: Windsor Park, Roseau
  • Where to watch: Fancode & Jio Cinema app

Pitch Report

The track at Windsor Park will provide more advantages to bowlers than it is to batters. Spinners are going to play an important role in the match, with the pitch offering some turns and bounce for them. Batters who can play spin will certainly do well here. Teams winning the toss would choose to bat first, with the average first innings score being 249.

The weather in Roseau, DM is cloudy. The temperature is expected to be around 28°C on the match day with 78% humidity and 12.9 km/h wind speed. And the Visibility is 10 KM. There are chances of rain to play a spoilsport on all 5 days.

Possible Lineups

West Indies:

  • Kraigg Brathwaite(C)
  • Tagenarine Chanderpaul
  • Alick Athanaze
  • Jermaine Blackwood
  • Raymon Reifer
  • Rahkeem Cornwall
  • Joshua Da Silva(WK)
  • Jason Holder
  • Alzarri Joseph
  • Kemar Roach
  • Shannon Gabriel

India:

  1. Yashasvi Jaiswal
  2. Rohit Sharma(C)
  3. Shubman Gill
  4. Virat Kohli
  5. Ajinkya Rahane
  6. I. Kishan(WK)
  7. Ravindra Jadeja
  8. Ravichandran Ashwin
  9. Shardul Thakur
  10. Jaydev Unadkat
  11. Mohammed Siraj

WIvsIND 1st Test: Dream XI Team Prediction

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