India and West Indies will lock horns in the third and final T20I of the ongoing three-match series at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday (February 20).

After winning the second T20I by eight runs, the hosts have already clinched the series. Rohit Sharma and Co. would be focusing on seizing the triumph in the third match to register a clean sweep.

On the other hand, the tourists would be aiming to end the tour on a high note and record a consolation victory in the dead rubber.

Head-to-Head record:

Played: 19 | IND won: 12 | WI won: 06 | No result: 01

Pitch report:

The Eden Gardens pitch provides good support to the batters, as was evident in the previous match, where the combined score of both teams was 364 runs. Pacers are likely to get some assistance in the initial stage, but spinners shall have a major impact. The dew is also expected to play its part in the contest.

Probable XIs:

India: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rohit Sharma (captain), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal.

West Indies: Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Rovman Powell, Kieron Pollard (captain), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Akeal Hosein, Sheldon Cottrell.

Match Prediction:

Case 1:

  • IND wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 40-50
  • West Indies total: 150-165

Case 2:

  • WI wins the toss and bowls first
  • Powerplay score: 45-55
  • India total: 160-175

Team batting second to win the contest.

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