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India vs West Indies T20 Series 2019: 3 Windies players to watch out for

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04 Dec 2019, 12:59 IST

Kieron Pollard is a man who can take the game away from the opposition in a jiffy.
Kieron Pollard is a man who can take the game away from the opposition in a jiffy.

India will take on the West Indies in their last international series on the calendar year. The ‘Men in Maroon will play 3 T20s and 3 ODIs against India. The series starts on 6 December with the first T20 at Hyderabad and ends on 22 December with the third ODI at Cuttack.

The West Indies will be no pushovers in the series as they have some really good match-winners who can turn the game on its head. India have been in pulsating form post the World Cup. They thrashed the West Indies when India toured the island in August in all three formats of the game. Then, they squared the T20 series against South Africa at home and thrashed the visitors 3-0 in Tests.

Then, Bangladesh came visiting and they were beaten in the T20 as well as the Test series. The West Indies will definitely be very competitive this time around, and the T20 series promises to be a pulsating and exciting one.

In this article, let us look at three West Indian cricketers to watch out for.


#3 Nicholas Pooran


Pooran is known for his ability to hit effortless sixes at will.
Pooran is known for his ability to hit effortless sixes at will.

One of the most exciting prospects in West Indies cricket right now is the talented left-handed batsman Nicholas Pooran. The 24-year-old is known for his ability to hit effortless sixes at will, and they were on display during the 2019 edition of the IPL. Pooran scored 168 runs in the six innings that he played in the IPL at a whopping strike rate of 157.01.

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And, during the 2019 World Cup, Pooran was in blistering form as well. The left-hander scored 367 runs from the 8 innings that he played during the high-profile event, at a strike rate of 100.27. His highlight knock during the World Cup was a whirlwind 118 that he scored against Sri Lanka.



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