Host West Indies will be looking to get back to winning ways in the T20 format when they face India in a three-match T20I series that starts from 3rd August in Launderhill, Florida.
Skipper Carlos Brathwaite produced superlative performances with the bat for West Indies during the ICC Cricket World Cup played in England and Wales. All-rounder will be looking to lead from the front and make sure West Indies can deliver decent results against India in this T20I series.
Promising players like John Campbell, Khary Pierre and wicket-keeper Anthony Bramble have been included in the squad for the T20I series. Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard are premier players in the format for the side in the T20 Format.
On the other hand, India will strive for consistency with the bat and ball in this three-match T20I series. Indian Captain Virat Kohli will lead the side for this three-match series. Navdeep Saini, Rahul Chahar and Shreyas Iyer have earned their maiden call-up to the national side for the T20I series.
Here are some of the important stats related to West Indies vs India 2019 T20i Series
11 matches have been played between West Indies and India in T20 cricket. Both the teams have won five games each. One match ended in a no result due to rain.
19 wickets needed by all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite to complete 50 wickets in T20 format. He currently has taken 31 wickets in 38 games at an average of 30.77.
121 runs required by India’s Lokesh Rahul to complete 1000 runs in the T20 cricket. Rahul has scored 879 runs in 27 matches with two centuries to his name.
212 runs needed by West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard to complete 1000 runs in the T20 format. Pollard has scored 788 runs in 59 games with two half- centuries to his name.
169 runs needed by opening batsman Rohit Sharma to complete 2500 runs in the 20-over format. Sharma has scored 2331 runs in 94 matches with four centuries and sixteen half-centuries to his name.