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Editor's Pick: India - West Indies

First Match - Abandoned
Second Match - India Beat West Indies by 105 runs.
Third Match - India Beat West Indies by 93 runs.

When West Indies came out to bat, they had a target of 252. It wasn’t a very high target, but the wickets fell like bowling pins, in a manner of speaking. With no individual score reaching half-century, the West Indies Team fell prey to the Indian attack - Bowling and Morale. Kuldeep Yadav and R Ashwin took three wickets each. Hardik Pandya took two wickets with Kedhar Jadhav and U Yadav taking one each. It was a merry day for the bowlers.

Earlier, India came in to bat first. Rahane hit a 72 off 112 balls and Dhoni, 78 from 79. Kedhar Jadhav added to the scoreboard with his 40. This seemed more than enough clearly.

Now India cannot lose. They hope to win. Let’s see what happens.

For the fourth match between India and West Indies, I am in the mood to experiment a bit. So, my first lineup is going to be traditional safe one.

Kedar Jadhav
Yuvraj Singh
Ajinkya Rahane
Shikhar Dhawan
Virat Kohli
Alzarri Joseph
Ashley Nurse
Miguel Cummins
M.S.Dhoni
Shai Hope
Jason Holder

My experimental lineup has only three regular batsmen. And no Kohli. Yes. I have piled on the bowlers because of the previous match.

Ajinkya Rahane
Yuvraj Singh
Shikhar Dhawan
Miguel Cummins
Devendra Bishoo
Alzarri Joseph
Kuldeep Yadav
R Ashwin
MS Dhoni
Hardik Pandya
Jason Holder

Which one would you want? The trad or the rad?

Indu

P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!

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