India take on West Indies in the third T20I at St Kitts on August 2, a day after playing the second T20I at the same venue. West Indies won the second T20I by five wickets to level the series. Meanwhile, the timings for the third T20I has been changed. Cricket West Indies confirmed the new timings via an official statement.
“Cricket West Indies (CWI) confirmed a revised start time of 12pm (11am Jamaica/9:30pm India) for the third match between West Indies and India in the Goldmedal T20I Cup, to be played at Warner Park in St Kitts on Tuesday 2nd August,” CWI stated in an official statement.
*CWI STATEMENT* Delayed start time for 2nd Goldmedal T20I Cup match, powered by Kent Water Purifiers | New Start Time: 12:30PM AST (11:30am Jamaica/10pm India)https://t.co/q1J5FBdZAh https://t.co/dy59uajSr8
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India have played some splendid cricket first in the ODI series and then in the T20I series so far. Skipper Rohit Sharma spoke about the players performing their roles and also spoke about the need for the set batters to carry on long into the innings. He d=futrther spoke about the Indian players sticking to their attacking style of play after the loss in the second T20I where they failed as a batting group.
“I thought the guys executed the plans and really happy with the way the guys bowled. We have to look at some things in our batting. But I will say it again and again, this is the approach we want with the bat. We won’t panic. We won’t change anything after one loss” Rohit said after the second T20I loss.
The five-match series gives India enough opportunities to experiment in terms of players and their roles. Meanwhile, Indian seamer Harshal Patel has been ruled out from the series with a rib injury and will take no further part in the remaining games. In this article, we take a look at India’s possible playing Xi in the third T20I against West Indies.
IND vs WI: India’s Predicted Playing XI Against West Indies, 3rd T20I
Rohit Sharma (C)
Rohit will open the batting as usual. He is the most in-form batter for India in the series so far. After being rested from the ODI series, Rohit has made a good comeback into playing XI.
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