WI Tri Series 2013 4th Match India vs West Indies Live Streaming
Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma provided a solid start to India. Shikhar Dhawan played a composed innings and smashed a half-century against West Indies while Rohit Sharma scored 46 off 74 balls.
West Indies skipper Dwayne Bravo won the toss and elected to bowl against India. Both West Indies and India made one change to their playing eleven.
While Bravo returned to the side for West Indies in place of Devon Smith after recovering from a groin injury, India replaced Shami Ahmed with Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
Their campaign in tatters, after two consecutive defeats, India need to regroup quickly as they go into a must-win match against host West Indies.
The Champions Trophy winners have suddenly looked vulnerable as the young Indian players found it tough to come to terms with the challenging conditions.
As if the two-paced Caribbean wickets were not enough to trouble the Indians, injury to charismatic skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has only made the job tough for them.
Friday's contest comes as a huge challenge and test for the leadership quality of Virat Kohli, who is being considered as a future captain of the country.
India: Virat Kohli (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Dinesh Karthik, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav.
West Indies: Dwayne Bravo (capt), Chris Gayle, Johnson Charles, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Kieron Pollard, Dinesh Ramdin, Darren Sammy, Sunil Narine, Kemar Roach, Tino Best.