Greenfield Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram
November 1, Thursday; 13:30 IST
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With Ambati Rayudu scoring runs at No. four and justifying the captain’s religion in him, and Khaleel Ahmed displaying glimpses of his capacity to maneuver the ball, India seem to have gained as a lot from the ODI collection as they did from the Take a look at collection. That such performances have are available in difficult circumstances bodes effectively for the gamers and the crew administration, who will now intention to complete the collection strongly.
The West Indies have proven bouncebackability earlier than on this ODI collection and have the expertise of their ranks to trigger issues for the host. Actually, the fourth ODI was the one occasion on this collection of the West Indies batting and bowling departments failing collectively. The deflating nature of the defeat means Jason Holder and co. face considerably of a contemporary problem to bounce again within the fifth ODI. The scope for motivation is, nonetheless, large from the West Indies’ perspective.
The final time a five-match ODI collection involving India was drawn was in November 2005, when South Africa held India to a 2-2 draw albeit the third ODI of that collection had been washed out.
About Greenfield Stadium and climate forecast
The Greenfield Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram will change into India’s 47th ODI venue on Thursday, having hosted its inaugural match, a T20I, final 12 months between India and New Zealand.
Thunderstorms are predicted within the afternoon and Thiruvananthapuram has been receiving rain within the lead-up to the match. Final 12 months’s India vs New Zealand T20I used to be affected by rain, albeit a shortened match was performed and received by India.
fifth ODI: India vs West Indies taking part in 11
Doable India taking part in XI: 1 Virat Kohli (c), 2 Rohit Sharma, three Shikhar Dhawan, four Ambati Rayudu, 5 MS Dhoni (wk), 6 Kedar Jadhav, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, eight Khaleel Ahmed, 9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar, 10 Kuldeep Yadav/Yuzvendra Chahal, 11 Jasprit Bumrah
Doable Windies taking part in 11: 1 Jason Holder (c), 2 Kieran Powell, three Shai Hope (wk), four Marlon Samuels, 5 Shimron Hetmyer, 6 Rovman Powell, 7 Chandrapaul Hemraj, eight Ashley Nurse, 9 Kemar Roach, 10 Obed McCoy/Keemo Paul, 11 Fabian Allen
West Indies stay a crew who’re reliant, fairly extensively, on three gamers: Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer and captain Holder. Ashley Nurse has been good with the ball this collection and proved himself as a useful lower-order batsman within the third ODI, which the Windies received. For West Indies to combat again and deny India a collection victory, they want these 4 gamers to be at their greatest. India have gained just a few positives over the course of this ODI collection and stay the favorite to win it given the variety of match-winners they’ve.