West Indies won the toss and opted to bowl against India in the 4th T20I match of the five-match series being played at Lauderhill, Florida. Ravi Bishnoi, Axar patel and Sanju Samson will be replacing Hardik Pandya, Ravi Ashwin and Shreyas Iyer in India’s playing 11. 

“We were also looking to bowl, not sure how the pitch will play, we will now have to get the runs on the board. It’s important from the team’s perspective to find answers, we’ll try and put our best foot forward. I understand where we stand as a team and will be looking to give chances to some of the other guys. We need to make them feel confident, that means we’ll have to give them plenty of games. We are building towards the WC, the guys need to be tested in certain aspects of the game,” India skipper Rohit Sharma said. 

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West Indies are unchanged. 

“We are going to bowl first. The ground has been covered and there should be some moisture, we’ll look for early wickets. Take the game as deep as possible and then win the key moments. We are playing some good cricket so far, the boys are looking forward to today’s game,” West Indies skipper Nicholas Pooran said after winning the toss. 

India are leading the series 2-1. A win will not only boost the team’s confidence but will also likely influence the squad selection for the upcoming Asia Cup, which starts on August 27.

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India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh

West Indies (Playing XI): Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran(c), Rovman Powell, Shimron Hetmyer, Devon Thomas(w), Jason Holder, Dominic Drakes, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy