Date: February 20, 2022
Time: 7:00 PM IST
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
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The final fixture of the West Indies tour of India is scheduled on Sunday, February 20. While the visitors would want to go back home with at least a win against their name after facing a defeat in all the five fixtures played so far (three ODIs & two T20Is), the Men in Blue will be in no mood to concede the game. Rohit Sharma and his men would want to complete yet another clean sweep. While some of the preferred players like Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant have been handed a break, it could be an opportunity for some of the youngsters waiting for their chance to make an impact.
Top-order batters can fetch a lot of points in this format of the game and so it wouldn't be a bad idea to include a few top-order batters in the Fantasy XI especially Rohit Sharma who has been in great form and got out for his first score of less than 30 runs after a streak of 7 matches. There could be quite a few changes in the Indian XI and the pro tip would be to finalise the Fantasy squad after the toss. The likes of Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shreays Iyer are likely to get an opportunity and may still walk into the Fantasy XI along with Suryakumar Yadav. Another Indian who could be backed in the Fantasy side is Ravi Bishnoi who has been amongst the wickets in both the matches and clinched the Player of the Match on his debut.
From the West Indies team, Nicholas Pooran has been their top run-getter and could be a great Fantasy pick but one cannot choose to miss the highest wicket-taker in the series so far Roston Chase who has caused trouble to the Indian batters. Rovman Powell showed what he can do in this form of the game and is one the leading run-getters in the series which might help him seal a place in the Fantasy team along with Jason Holder on reputation or Sheldon Cottrell with 2 wickets at an average of 27.50.
Probable Playing XI:
India: Rohit Sharma (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal/Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi
West Indies: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Rovman Powell, Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Odean Smith, Roston Chase, Akeal Hosein, Romario Shepherd, Sheldon Cottrell
Wicketkeepers: Nicholas Pooran, Ishan Kishan
Batters: Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Rovman Powell
All-rounders: Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Venkatesh Iyer, Kieron Pollard
Bowlers: Roston Chase, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Sheldon Cottrell
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