WI vs IND, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Probable Playing XI, Match Prediction for 1st Test


Match Preview

It will be WI vs IND for the 1st Test of the 2-match series starting in two days’ time at Dominica.

Moreover, if we talk about both teams’ previous Test series, West Indies last played against South Africa wherein they lost 2-0.

On the other hand, India recently lost to Australia in the WTC Final for a second consecutive time.

Meanwhile, the hosts will also look to play some good cricket against the visitors and will try to win this series as well.

Thus, we will get a cracking game between these two sides on the 12th of July.

Match Details

Match: West Indies vs India, 1st Test

Venue: Windsor Park, Dominica

Date: 12th-17th July 2023

Time: 7:30 PM IST

Pitch Report

The wicket at Dominica is a balanced one for both batters and bowlers when it comes to Test cricket. While batting on Day 1 will be quite difficult, the game will ease on as the days will progress. Moreover, the average first-innings score at this venue is 274 and the second-innings score here is 190.

Full Squads for WI vs IND, 1st Test

West Indies

Jermaine Blackwood, Kirk McKenzie, Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Alick Athanaze, Jason Holder, Rahkeem Cornwall, Raymon Reifer, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Tevin Imlach (wk), Akeem Jordan, Alzarri Joseph, Jomel Warrican, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel


Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishan Kishan (wk), Srikar Bharat (wk), Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammed Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur

Probable Playing XI for WI vs IND, 1st Test

West Indies

Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Kirk McKenzie, Alick Athanaze, Jermaine Blackwood, Rahkeem Cornwall, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach


Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KS Bharat (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat

Match Prediction for WI vs IND, 1st Test

From the team combinations and previous results, we can say that India will win this game.

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