Preview: India vs West Indies 5th ODI

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| July 6 , 2017 , 12:57 IST

India is set to take on West Indies in the final ODI of the series and India needs to win the match to ensure that India wins the series. Virat Kohli and his team have to make sure they are at their very best as India have suffered a humiliating loss at the hands of the West Indies team in the last game as they failed to chase a small target of 190 runs.

Kohli has also not performed well in the tournament and has to pull up his socks if India is to win this game. Kohli should be looking to lead from the front as when he gets going then more often than not India end up on the winning side.

The Indian bowlers in this tournament have been extremely good as they have managed to restrict West Indies to low totals which according to Indian batting standards should have been very easy for the Indian batsmen to chase.

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Although West Indies will be high on confidence after the last match as they will be feeling confident that they can level the series.

Jason Holder led the team from the front during the fourth ODI and made sure that they won the game so that they can stay alive in the series.

Alzarri Joseph has also done reasonably well during the series. He picked up two wickets in the second ODI but was a little expensive which prompted the hosts to drop him from the third match.

Although he was back in the side for the fourth ODI and took two wickets also which helped his side.

It will be interesting to see who will come out on top in Thursday's game.

Here Are The Squads : Team India (From): Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni(w), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Rishabh Pant, Yuvraj Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Team West Indies (From): Evin Lewis, Kyle Hope, Shai Hope(w), Roston Chase, Jason Mohammed, Jason Holder(c), Rovman Powell, Ashley Nurse, Devendra Bishoo, Alzarri Joseph, Kesrick Williams, Miguel Cummins, Sunil Ambris