After defeating West Indies by 59 in the fourth T20I on Saturday, the World No.1 T20 team India now will be eyeing to win the fifth and final match of the series to end the remarkable series on a high note when they walk into field to play the fifth game on Sunday at Central Broward Ground in Florida. Let us dive into IND Vs WI 5th T20 Playing XI, key players, and much more detail.
India posted a strong total of 191 while batting first, which West Indies were unable to chase and lost yet another game to lost the series with one match still remaining.
The star of team India’ splendid victory in the fourth T20 were the young guns Avesh Khan and Arshdeep Singh. Khan provided India first two wickets to put West Indies on back, while Arshdeep ended his spell with an impressive figures of 3.1-12-3.
IND Vs WI 5th T20 Playing XI (Predicted):
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi
West Indies XI
Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell (vc), Shamarh Brooks, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith
Key players to watch out for in 5th T20I between India and West Indies
The Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, who played a blistering knock of 33 off just 16 to provide his team a strong start will look to play a big inning in the final match and everyone knows when he plays big he plays very big.
Suryakumar Yadav, Rohit Sharma’s opening partner in this series, is in excellent form and is a lethal batter during powerplay overs. His prior innings of 76 off 44 and 24 off 14 ring a bell for his calibre, and the fifth match between India and West Indies will feature him as one of the most intriguing crucial players to watch out for.
The seasoned Dinesh Karthik can also perform miracles with the bat.
The West Indies batsmen’ approach to Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Avesh Khan in the initial overs, as well as Arshdeep Singh during the death orders, will be something to wait and watch in this game.
Nicholas Pooran and Brandon King have the potential to make guests anxious. With their remarkable cricketing abilities, Shimron Hetmyer and Jason Holder will also strive to make a lasting impression.