|India v West Indies 2014|
||vs|| West Indies
ScheduleFriday, 17 October 2014 at 09:00 GMT / 10:00 UK / 14:30 IST
Venue Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharmasala
The third One Day International between India and West Indies was cancelled due to severe weather in Visakhapatnam and two teams will face each other in the 4th one. The five match series is currently leveled at 1-1 and both sides will try their level best to take a lead in the coming game.
The batting of the Blue Shirts is revolving around Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina and their skipper, MS Dhoni. Ravindra Jadeja is enjoying his best form as an all-rounder while Mohammed Shami is doing wonders with the ball and Amit Mishra is a bit expensive.
Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Smith have batted superbly for the Windies but they need a good support from Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo and Denesh Ramdin. Jerome Taylor, Dwayne Bravo, Ravi Rmpaul and Darren Samy are their in form bowlers.
Friday, October 17, 2014 @ 09:00 GMT, 14.30 local at Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharmasala, that has a capacity of around 25,000. The venue was established in 2003, the first One Day International was played between India and England in January, 2013, and the latter won that by seven wickets. The stadium is located at a height of 1457 meter above sea level with a vision of Himalayan mountains range.
A cold weather weather but mostly sunny with the temperatures around 5-17ᵒC.
The winning captain will opt to field and take chances with a few overhead clouds.
The lively wicket is supposed to be the fastest in the country and the fast bowler will get a maximum assistance from it.
India – MS Dhoni (C), Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Ambat Rayudu. Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav.
West Indies – Dwayne Bravo (C), Dwayne Smith, Darrren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Darrren Sammy, Sulieman Benn, Ravi Rampaul, Jerome Taylor.
West Indies have a battery of lethal fast bowlers which can give them an edge over the hosts and the Caribbeans can end up as winners.