India vs West Indies Cricket 2016 1st Test Match Live Score Streaming TV Channel :- The mighty Indians are ready to roar and conquer the big West Indians guys, when they will meet the West Indies Test team for the four match test series.
IND vs WI Cricket 2016 1st Test Match
The first test will be started on July 21, at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua for the first match of the Test series.
WHERE TO WATCH
Star Sports Network
7: 30 PM
India Team Preview
Virat Kohli’s led young side will face the West Indies in the new era of world Cricket, which is known to be the Kohli’s era. Virat Kohli has been an absolute gem in the shorter format of the Cricket and at the tender age of 27, he has been compared with the likes of Viv Richards and Sachin Tendulkar.
Although, the performance of Kohli in the white clothing has not been impressive as he has in coloured clothing. Well, keeping in mind all these things, Kohli would love to implement his t20 form in the Test arena.
Virat Kohli will be eager to improve his Test performance o become the No 1 in the most prestigious format of the Cricket. Meanwhile, the likes of Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane are the other pillars for this young Indian side.
The bowling department of this team will rely heavily on the lieks of Ishant Sharma, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadega. Also, Wriddhiman Saha need to play sensible cricket to hold the lower order of his team.
Indias last two test series resulted in victory. Indian first thrassed the Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka after 22 long years and then, thrassed mighty South Africans by 3-0 in the home test series.
The confidence of this young team is on high and the whole team is looking full of enery. Recently, Virat Kohli along with the Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Murali Vijay, and Ajinkya Rahane were shocked by the surprise visit of West Indian legend Sir Viv Richards.
Kohli has posted his picture with the King Richard and captioned it ” words of gold from the legend”. This meeting with the Viv Richards must have motivated the Indian team and they now will enter the test match with a full of confidence.
INDIA TEST SQUAD
Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Stuart Binny, Mohammed Shami, Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Amit Mishra.
West Indnies team Preview
The Jason Holder’s led young side, will lok to change the fortune of their team against the mighty Indians. This West Indians team is a younger side.
Only, Darren Bravo and Marlon Samuels have little bit of expereince and their team will look upto them for their expereince in the crunch situations.
This West Indies team will enter the match, without the services of their regular wicketkeeper Dinesh Ramdin, whose exclusion came to surprise to many people and this decision also accumulated many criticing from the former legendary Wicketkeppers.
Meanhwile, this young West Indian team has a lot of match winners in the form of Carlos Braitwaite, Jason Holder, Kraigg Brathwaite and Jermaine Blackwood.
West Indies will enter this series on a back of a loss in the Test series against the Australia. But, one should not forget that, this West Indies team had drawed Test series agaisnt England few years back.
WEST INDIES TEST SQUAD
Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Devendra Bishoo, Shannon Gabriel, Roston Chase, Leon Johnson, Miguel Cummins, Kraigg Brathwaite, Rajendra Chandrika, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Dowrich(w).
India is favourite to win this match, despite the home benefit for West Indies team.