India will be playing West Indies in the first of the three match ODI as a part of West Indies 2022 tour. The fixtures will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad starting Sunday, February 8. Keep reading along to find the money making odds from the IND vs WI match prediction.
India and West Indies are slated to play the three ODI's against each other in the former's backyard starting Sunday. After the ODIs the two teams are scheduled to play a three-match T20 international series in Kolkata. This will be a special and historic match for India as they are set to play their 1000th ODI. The Indian team will be the first cricket team in the world to achieve this feat. West Indies are in desperate need of victories in the 50 overs cricket to demand a direct qualification for the 2023 World Cup. The Kieron Pollard led side was devastated after facing a series loss in the to Ireland at home. West Indies last toured India for a bilateral ODI series in December 2019. They lost the three match series 1-2.
In the forthcoming series, Rohit Sharma will be leading the Men In Blue in both the formats of the game. This will be Sharma's first ODI series as a captain. The Indian squad will be joining this fixture after facing a heavy loss in the hands of South Africa in the recently concluded three match series ODI. The Windies on the other hand recently beat England in a closely fought T20 series in the Caribbean. In a recent update, India is likely to lose a couple of their top batters like Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyash Iyer and Rituraj Gaikwad who have been tested positive for Covid 19. Meanwhile, as the teams meet for their first ODI series this season, take a look at the top picks from the India vs West Indies head-to-head match.
Both the teams have a combination of a strong batting line up and after a careful analysis of the past statistics we have picked Shai Hope and Virat Kohli as our top bets from the WI vs IND player betting tips,
The Windies batsman plays a pivotal role for his side in the 50-over format. He has been in terrific form for quite some time. He held on to his consistency with the bat when the Windies toured India in 2019. He was the highest run scorer in the series with 451 runs from six innings at a striking average of 150.33. His scores in the three innings played were - 42, 78 and 102*. He will join this fixture in the back of 53, 17 and 29 respectively scored against Irelaand. Hope has held on to his consistency with the bat in the 81 ODI innings played with a career average of 52.08 and 3698 runs. In these 86 matches, Hope has smashed ten centuries and twenty fifties. From the beginning of his career, Shai has been a high-volume scorer and has remained the same ever since. He had a fairly good season in 2021, playing 5 innings he averaged at 62.00. Over the last one year, Shai Hope has amassed the highest ODI scores. With an aggregate of 409 runs from eight innings, Shai Hope has an incredible of 51.12. Interestingly the keeper-batsman also holds a good record while playing against the Indian squad. He has featured in 17 matches against the Men In Blue to amass 693 runs from them at a brilliant average of 53.30. What makes this bet even more interesting is the fact that Shai Hope has a remarkable average of 100.14 while playing in India. Arguably this is one of the safest bets to put your money on in the upcoming IND vs WI head-to-head match, keep an eye out on Pari Match.
The 32-year-old Goaliath of world cricket ranks second in the ICC Men's ODI Player ranking. Kohli already has over 12000 runs under his belt from the 257 ODI matches he has played over the years at a brilliant average of 58.77. King Kohli has racked up a mountain of runs and strung together a garland of centuries in all three formats. Virat Kohli also holds a fantastic record against West Indies in this format of the game. He is the leading run scorer against West Indies in One Day Internationals. He has come out to bat in 39 matches against the Windies to score 2235 runs from them at an outstanding average of 72.09. Kohli remains the only player with over 2,000 runs against WI. The tally includes nine centuries, the most by a player against WI in this format. When West Indies last toured India to play the three match series ODI, Kohli finished as the Player of the Match in the 3rd ODI after striking 85 off 81 balls played. In the recently concluded three match ODI against South Africa, the right handed batsman had struck 51, 0 and 65 in the three games played. Kohli's strength lies in the 50-over format and he will be one of the best picks for the forthcoming match. As for now, stay hooked onto the Pari Match as they offer odds for Kohli closer to the IND vs WI match prediction.
The series will be a treat to watch as both the teams will be in the contention to win this upcoming encounter
The last time these two rivals faced each other was back in 2019 where India managed to outrun West Indies in a three match series ODI played at home. The two sides have clashed in 133 ODI matches with India winning 64 of them. Interestingly, India have won the last ten bilateral ODI series against WI. In fact in the last five head to head matches between the teams, India have won on four occasions. West Indies have never won an ODI series in India since November 2002. They beat India by 4-3 in the seven match series. India have won the last six ODI's played against West Indies at home. India currently occupies the fourth spot in the ICC ODI team ranking, while the Windies are in the eight spot. Although the Men In Blue started the 2022 campaign on a rough note they are notably one of the strongest contenders in the 50 over format. In the 2021 season, India played two ODI series.The first of which was played against England, as the Three Lions toured India. India emerged victorious by 2-1 in the series. What followed was a tour to Sri Lanka for a three match ODI which the Men In Blue nailed the series win by 2-1 yet again. All in all the Indian unit have done well in the limited overs of the game and will be our favourite joining the forthcoming fixture.Stay hooked onto Pari Match as they offer winner odds for India closer to the IND vs WI 1st ODI match.
Shai Hope To Score Over 28.5 Runs - @1.87 (Pari Match)
Virat Kohli To Score Over 48.5 Runs - @ 1.87 (Pari Match)
India To Win -@ 1.30 (Pari Match)
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