World cup 2019 India V/s. West Indies Match Live StreamIndia will take on West Indies in the 34th Match of the ICC Cricket World 2019 at the Old Trafford in Manchester on June 27 at 3 pm. Virat Kohli and his men, who are coming to this encounter after winning a nervy battle against Afghanistan, will hope to maintain their winning streak when they take on Jason Holder's side.
Meanwhile West Indies, who have failed to create an impact in the ongoing tournament, will look forward to a solid performance and in order to keep themselves alive in the competition. The Caribbean team will be without the services of Andre Russell who was ruled out of the ICC Cricket World Cup due to injury.
The Men in Blue, on the other hand, in all likelihood will keep Mohommad Shami in the playing XI. Both India and West Indies have rich World Cup history with their rivalry going back to 1983 when Kapil's devils dethroned two-time World Cup champions West Indies.
They have faced each other in eight World Cup matches so far. Out of these India have won five times whereas West Indies have come out to be victorious on three occasions. So based on previous performances and current form India have an advantage in their upcoming fixture against Windies. Even the winning probability tells us the same story, India have a higher chance of registering a win with 26% probability as compared to West Indies 26%.
However, with solo efforts of players like Chris Gayle and Carlos Brathwaite, the match might take an interesting turn.
So ahead of India's Clash with West Indies, here's a look at their World Cup Stats.
India are heading into the tie as firm favourites after having won four of their 1st five matches in the World Cup. On the other hand, West Indies have won only 1 out of 6 matches and will be fighting to keep their slim chances of making the semi-finals alive.
Both India and the West Indies have been dominant forces in world cricket. However, the mighty West Indies have become a shadow of their former powerful self in the recent past. Plagued by off-field issues, the powerhouses of world cricket have been struggling to get the rifght results on the field.
In the lead up to World Cup 2019, there was a lot of hype surrounding the West Indies team and some genuinely believed Jason Holder's men are capable of testing top teams. Despite the firepower in the side, West Indies' performances in the tournament are far from impressive.
With Andre Russell ruled out, West Indies need to fight out of their skins if they are test, let alone beat India in Thursday's match. Ahead of their 9th World Cup meeting, here's a look at how the teams have performed in the past in the quadrennial tournament.