After winning the first T20I comfortably, Team India will look to extend their dominance during the second T20I encounter against the home team West Indies. The match will be played at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts on August 1 (Monday).
The home team was not able to win a single match in the ODI series and they will want to put on a good performance at St Kitts to register their first win of the series against the Men in Blue. Team India, on the other hand, will be looking for another dominating display against the home team.
WI vs IND, 2nd T20 Match Details
Venue: Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
Date and Time: August 1, 8:00 PM IST
Telecast & Live Streaming: FanCode
WI vs IND, 2nd T20 Pitch Report
The wicket at Warner Park is expected to be a good batting track with the ball coming nicely onto the bat. Meanwhile, seamers are expected to get some swing with the new ball but will want to vary their line and lengths once the ball gets old. The skipper winning the toss might prefer to chase.
West Indies vs India, 2nd T20 Probable Playing XIs
Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Shimron Hetmyer, Odean Smith, Nicholas Pooran (C & WK), Rovman Powell, Akeal Hosein, Romario Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, Hayden Walsh
Rohit Sharma (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer/Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (WK), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh
WI vs IND, 2nd T20 Probable Top Performers
Probable best batter of the match
Skipper Rohit Sharma stroked an excellent fifty during the first T20I encounter and the opening batter will want to continue his good form during the second encounter as well. Rohit scored 64 runs in just 44 balls and smoked seven fours and two maximums.
Probable best bowler of the match
Young pacer Arshdeep Singh had a good outing during the first encounter as he took two crucial wickets for his side and gave away just 24 runs in his four-over quota. The left-arm pacer will want to scalp some more important wickets for the Men in Blue during the second match.