India vs West Indies Third T20 Match Preview Chennai- 2018

Team India will be aiming for a clean sweep when they take on the West Indies in the third and final T20I at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Sunday.

Having wrapped up the series in Lucknow, India are expected to give some reserve players a go before the tour of Australia.

Key players like Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav and left arm wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav are likely to be rested for this clash. Siddarth Kaul has been added to the squad and may play on Sunday.

Skipper Rohit Sharma in the second T-20 looked in good touch but the likes of Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul would be looking to get into their groove before embarking on the tour Down Under.

Shikhar Dhawan has had starts but hasn’t been able to convert them into something substantial. He will be hoping to get his mojo back.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Khaleel Ahmed are expected to lead the attack in the absence of Bumrah and Umesh. Yuzvendra Chahal is likely to get a game in the absence of Kuldeep while Krunal Pandya, who has had a more than decent debut series with both bat and ball will be looking to end the series on an high.

There could be an opportunity for Washington Sundar who will play in front of his home fans if selected.

The West Indies have had opportunities to challenge the home side but have let the game slip at several crucial points, ceding advantage to India.

Shai Hope who had a wonderful ODI series has not been able to replicate the form in the shortest format while big hitters like Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, and Shimron Hetmyer have not been able to deliver the goods.

The Windies are said to be contemplating bringing Rovman Powell in place of Denesh Ramdin who has looked out of sorts in all the games so far.

In the bowling department Oshane Thomas has been very impressive, but has not been able to get support from the other pacers.

Carlos Brathwaite’s side will be looking for a consolation win to finish what has been a long tour for the men from the Caribbean.

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