The 2nd T20 match of the five match series between India and West Indies will be played at St Kitts Warner Park Stadium in West Indies. The match will start at 8:00 PM IST.
The West Indies won the toss in the first match, putting India in to bat who got a good start from their opening partnership Of Suryakumar Yadav and Rohit Sharma. With a great start of quick 44 runs, suddenly after that the Indian team lost wickets in a clusters, but Rohit Sharma played a masterful innings of 64 off 44 balls ably sported By Dinesh karthik Scoring 41 of 19 balls.
By the effort of these 2 batsmen India got to a total of 191 which was a brilliant recovery from the position that the Indian team was in. The Indian bowlers bowled well to restrict the West Indian batsmen to a score of 122 for 8, thus winning the match by a huge margin of 68 runs. Shot selection of the West Indian batsmen was off-beam on that type of a wicket. The Indian bowlers mostly bowled a stump to stump line for the majority of the match.
If India get the chance to bat first in the second T20 they should look to get to a score above 200 at least. They need to guard against losing heaps of wickets during the middle overs like they did in the first T20. If provided the chance to bowl first they should continue bowling straight line and length on the off stump. They should not provide the West Indian batsmen With room outside the off stump. To go through the offside they should continue bowling in a similar way that they bowled in the first T20.
Fantasy Stars for IND vs WI
Rohit Sharma makes batting look ridiculously easy and he can play shots almost to every kind of delivery. Having played 129 T20 International matches, he has scored 3443 runs with a batting average of 32.5 and a strike rate of 139.7 It's very difficult to tie him down at one end. With his dreamy exhibition of batting it's a solid farewell for the opposition. An absolute joy to watch, he is a masterful tactician as a captain.
Suryakumar Yadav has played 20 T20 Iinternational matches, scored 561 runs with a batting average of 37.4 and a strike rate of 175.9 in his T20 career so far. He is India's 360 degree player and can hit the ball from everywhere to anywhere. When he gets going you feel like just sitting back and enjoying the master who is a opposition destroyed. He can play 3 to 4 different shots to a same ball. Swift across the ground he is a tough batsman to ball to.
Shreyas Iyer can play stylish shots down the ground and he can cut well through square on the offside. Having played 43 T20 International matches, scoring 931 runs with a batting average of 33.2 and a strike rate of 133.9, he can talk the ball over midwicket with the spin. If he settled down he can hit the big shots as well as rotate strike with considerable ease. A utility cricketer and a player with abundance of talent.
Nicholas Pooran has a silky touch and can caress the ball into gaps. A purist in terms of technique, when he bats the sound of his bat feels like music. Nicholas has played 60 T20 International matches, scored 1302 runs with a batting average of 29.59 and a strike rate of 139.99 in his T20 career so far. His lazy elegance adds charm to his personality.
Shamarh Brooks is a bundle of power with fast hands through the ball. An extremely talented cricketer has played 6 T20 International matches, scored 76 runs with a batting average of 15.2 and a strike rate of 116.92 in his T20 career so far. He can hit the ball ferociously hard and a long way out of the ground.
Rovman Powell is a tall lanky cricketer with extremely dangerous abilities with the bat. He has played 42 T20 International matches, and scored 685 runs with a batting average of 26.3 and a strike rate of 141.8 in his T20 career so far. If he gets the ball in his reader he doesn't spare any bowler. He hits a cricket ball with all his might and can change the face of a game Within 3 or 4 balls. An impactful cricketer he is as good as gold.
Possible 11: IND
Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh pant, Hardik pandya, Dinesh karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, Ravi Bishnoi.
Possible 11: WI
Kyle Mayers, Shamarh Brooks, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Jason Holder, Shimron Hetmyer, Odean Smith, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Hayden Walsh.
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