Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan agreed to bat again after winning the toss with the series on the line in the third and final T20I in Lucknow.
Kieron Pollard said he also wanted to bat first as the batting teams went on to win the first two games later in the evenings, despite the dew factor. West Indies captured the first two games later in the evenings, bounced back to overpower them with 41 runs and draw the series level.
Three changes were made to their XI by West Indies. Sherfane Rutherford and Hayden Walsh Jr. Were replaced by Lendl Simmons and Khary Pierre, while Shai Hope came in for injured Denesh Ramdin who has a left hamstring injury. Afghanistan team remains unchanged.
On the same pitch that hosted the second T20I, where , the match is being played, West Indies failed to chase down 148.
Afghanistan: 1 Hazratullah Zazai, 2 Rahmanullah Gurbaz (wk), 3 Karim Janat, 4 Asghar Afghan, 5 Ibrahim Zadran, 6 Najibullah Zadran, 7 Mohammad Nabi, 8 Gulbadin Naib, 9 Rashid Khan (capt), 10 Naveen-ul-Haq, 11 Mujeeb Ur Rahman
West Indies: 1 Lendl Simmons, 2 Evin Lewis, 3 Shai Hope (wk), 4 Shimron Hetmyer, 5 Brandon King, 6 Kieron Pollard (capt), 7 Jason Holder, 8 Keemo Paul, 9 Khary Pierre, 10 Kesrick Williams, 11 Sheldon Cottrell