IND vs WI 1st T20: First International match at Brian Lara Stadium, will rain spoil the game?


The first T20 between India and West Indies will be played in Trinidad.
The match will take place at the newly built Brian Lara Cricket Stadium.
There is a possibility of rain during the first T20

New Delhi. After defeating West Indies in the ODI series, now Team India is eyeing to repeat this performance in T20. The 5 T20 series between the two teams will start in Trinidad from 29 July (Friday). Team India will be strengthened by the return of players like Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya and Rishabh Pant. At the same time, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Yuzvendra Chahal have been rested for this series. In such a situation, the shortage of these players can be missed. The West Indies team has the power of upheaval in the T20 format.

After the humiliating defeat in the ODI series against India, captain Nicholas Pooran would like to make a strong comeback in the T20 series. West Indies have a whole army of pinch hitters and specialist T20 players. In such a situation, the Caribbean team will be expected to perform better in the T20 series.

The T20 World Cup is to be held in October-November this year. In such a situation, this T20 series will be an opportunity for both the teams to check their preparations. The first T20 between India and West Indies will be held at the newly built Brian Lara Cricket Stadium in Trinidad. This stadium present in Tarouba is part of a sports complex. 850 million US dollars have been spent to prepare this complex. It was built with the intention that the opening matches of the 2007 World Cup in West Indies could be held here. However, this could not happen due to delay in construction. A lot of CPL matches have been played here in the last few years. But, the first international match will be played on Friday.

In such a situation, who will be helped by the pitch of this stadium and whether the weather will be kind during the match or not? It is important to know this.

Who will be helped by the pitch?
The first T20 between India and West Indies will be played at the Brian Lara Stadium in Tarouba. This will be the first international match at this ground. So far 31 matches of the Caribbean Premier League have been played on this ground. The last match took place in 2020. That is, after 2 years any match will be played in this stadium. In the Caribbean Premier League matches held in this stadium, 7.40 runs have been scored per over. That is, a lot of runs are scored on this wicket. The outfield here is very fast. At the beginning of the match, the fast bowlers can get help from the pitch. At the same time, spin bowlers can show their effect in the middle over. This ground is new for both the teams. In such a situation, winning the toss can prove to be important.

IND vs WI T20: Rahul Dravid put Team India’s class, told- plan to deal with Caribbean team

IND vs WI T20: After clean sweep in ODIs, now it is the turn of T20, Rohit will have to find answers to 4 questions?

Can rain spoil the game?
The third match of the recently held ODI series between India and West Indies was affected due to rain. Now the effect of weather can be seen in T20 series also. Rain can spoil the game in Trinidad too. There is a possibility of rain during the first T20.

According to AccuWeather’s report, Trinidad will be cloudy throughout the day and there is an 80 percent chance of rain. The wind speed can be 28 km per hour and there can be rain up to 4 mm throughout the day. This can have a direct impact on the first T20.

Tags: Brian Lara, India vs west indies, Nicholas Pooran, Rohit Sharma, Team India