WI vs IND 2nd T20 Match 2023 Both Team Squad, Venue, Time and Date, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Match Prediction & Dream 11 team | West Indies vs India 2nd T20i Match 2023

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WI vs IND 2nd T20 Match 2023 – The 2nd T20 Match of India tour of West Indies 2023 will be played between West Indies vs India on SUN, AUG 06 2023, at 8:00 PM 02:30 PM GMT / 10:30 AM LOCAL at Providence Stadium, Guyana.

The toss of this match will be done 30 minutes before the start of the match i.e. at 07:00 PM, as I have already been told that this match will be played between West Indies vs India teams, both teams have very good players.

Here Are the full details of WI vs IND 2nd T20 Match 2023 Both Team Squad, Venue, Time and Date, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Match Prediction & Dream 11 team | West Indies vs India 2nd T20i Match 2023

WI vs IND 2nd T20 Match 2023

SeriesIndia tour of West Indies 2023
MatchWest Indies vs India
Match TypeT20
DateSUN, AUG 06 2023
Time8:00 PM 02:30 PM GMT / 10:30 AM LOCAL
VenueProvidence Stadium, Guyana
HostWest Indies

When: 2nd T20 Match India tour of West Indies 2023, West Indies vs India on SUN, AUG 06 2023, 8:00 PM 02:30 PM GMT / 10:30 AM LOCAL

Where: Providence Stadium, Guyana

West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Match Live Streaming

TV channels: This match will be shown live on Sky Sports Cricket, Sony Sports Network, and Channel 7.

Live Streaming: Fans can stream the match on Sky Go and SonyLIV. 

West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Match Pitch Report

Going by recent history, the teams will be presented with a surface that aids spin. However, there is a possibility of a morning shower on match day that could disrupt the game.

What to expect: 

Team news: 

West Indies: The West Indies T20I squad for the upcoming five-match series against India has seen the return of Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, and Oshane Thomas. The team management aims to find the “right combinations” in preparation for the 2024 T20 World Cup, which will take place in the Caribbean and the USA.

In contrast, some players from the previous T20I squad, which secured a 2-1 victory against South Africa in March, have been omitted from the current selection. Shamarh Brooks, Raymon Reifer, Yannic Cariah, and Sheldon Cottrell will not be part of the squad for the India series.

Brandon King and Kyle Myers will open the innings for West Indies. The duo have collectively scored 863 runs in 18 T20Is since the start of the last year. But their strike rate is below 125. This can create a problem for West Indies.

Nicholas Pooran might push himself up the order at number three. Pooran has been the leading run scorer for West Indies since the last year with 582 runs in 22 innings at a strike rate of 130.49. He recently helped MI New York to win the inaugural Major League Cricket trophy with his breathtaking 137 runs in 55 balls with 10 fours and 13 sixes in the finals.

He also finished as the leading run-scorer of the tournament with 388 runs. He will be the batter to look out for. Skipper Rovman Powell is having great form (513 runs in 21 innings). He is striking at 149.12 – the best among all. 

Alzarri Joseph will team up with Jason Holder and Romario Shepherd in the bowling unit. Joseph has taken 16 wickets in 10 games including a five-fer in the last T20Is against South Africa. Roston Chase and Akeal Hossein are the only two spin options for West Indies. While Hosein has 18 wickets in the last 19 games, Chase has played just two games picking 6 wickets at an average of 10.33.

West Indies Key Players

  • Brandon King – The 28-year-old right-handed top-order batter has a top T20 score of 132 not out and has steadily improved in international cricket over the last few years.
  • Rovman Powell – The skipper played in only one of the ODIs but is recognized as a very powerful middle-order batter in this format.
  • Obed McCoy – The left-arm pace bowler gets plenty of bounce on any pitch. He has taken over 100 wickets in T20 cricket with a strike rate of 13.9.

Probable XI: Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Johnson Charles/Roston Chase, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell (C), Jason Holder, Romario Shepherd, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy

West Indies Squad: Kyle Mayers, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran(w), Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell(c), Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed McCoy, Oshane Thomas, Brandon King, Odean Smith, Roston Chase, Romario Shepherd

India: Team India will be high on confidence after winning the Test and ODI series. Though they have rested Rohit, Jadeja, and Virat for the series, they have used the same team for the last two ODIs who will play the T20Is. Ishan Kishan will likely open with Shubhman Gill in the absence of Rohit.  

Ishan’s strike rate in T20Is is just above 120. But he has scored three half-centuries in the ODI series which can help him change his stats. Gill has played just 6 T20Is so far. But he had scored a century in the last T20Is. IPl 2023’s leading run scorer has a strike rate of 165.57 so far. 

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Tilak Verma have been added to the squad and are likely to get a debut in this series. Jaiswal finished his first test series as the leading run-scorer. The emerging player of the IPL 2023 can be seen opening the innings with Ishan or Gill.

World number one T20I batter, Suryakumar Yadav will play at number 4. He will be the batter to watch out for. Surya has 1536 runs in 43 innings at a strike rate of 176.34 in the last 2 years. This includes three centuries and 11 half-centuries. He has experience playing in West Indies.

In the last year, Surya managed to score 111 runs in three games at a strike rate of 168.18. Sanju Samson will likely get a chance after smashing a half-century in the last ODI. Skipper Hardik Pandya will play either at number three or in the middle. Pandya has over 600 runs and 20 wickets in T20Is played since the last year. Axar Patel will team up with Pandya in the middle.

Arshdeep Singh will lead the bowling unit with Umran Malik and Mukesh Kumar. Kumar who got his Test and ODI debut in this tour will be tested once again in the T20 format. It will be interesting to see who will be chosen as a specialist spinner between Yuzvendra Chahal. Kuldeep Yadav, and Ravi Bishnoi.

Chahal was left on the bench throughout the ODI series. Looking at the experiments Indian team management is doing, he might get picked over Kuldeep. Avesh Khan has made a comeback to the team.

India Key Players

  • Suryakumar Yadav – The 32-year-old not only has an average of 46.52 in T20Is but has scored his runs with a strike rate of 175.76.
  • Shubman Gill – The top-order right-hander has been in brilliant form across 2023 and took the Player of the Match Award after hitting 85 at this venue on Tuesday.
  • Yuzvendra Chahal – The right-arm spinner has a brilliant T20I record and has taken 48 wickets across the last two IPL campaigns.

Probable XI: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Hardik Pandya (C), Sanju Samson, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar

India Squad: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ishan Kishan(w), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya(c), Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan, Ravi Bishnoi, Tilak Varma

Both West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Both Team Form in Last Five Matches

West Indies: W, W, L, W, L

India: L, W, W, L, W

West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Match Winner


West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Match Prediction

After West Indies’ unexpected triumph in the first game of the series, this match is well set up for Sunday. India responded well from their only previous defeat of the tour and we expect them to produce a big performance in this clash. Our prediction is for another close game but with India getting the win.

West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Match Top Fantasy Picks

  • Kyle Mayers
  • Nicholas Pooran
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Brandon King
  • Alzarri Joseph
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Shubman Gill
  • Sanju Samson
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Arshdeep Singh

West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Match Dream11 Fantasy Team

Wicket-keepers: Nicholas Pooran Sanju Samson

Batters: Shimron Hetmyer, Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Brandon King

All-rounders: Kyle Mayers

Bowlers: Alzarri Joseph, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Kuldeep Yadav

West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Match Top Batsmen

We recommend Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell and Nicholas Pooran with the bat for West Indies. Mayers made a disappointing 1 run from 7 balls in the opening game of the series but has the character to respond with a big score in this game. Powell needs 6 runs to bring up 3000 runs in this format.

We are backing Suryakumar Yadav, Shubman Gill and Tilak Varma as our batting picks for India. Varma impressed on debut with 39 runs from 22 balls in Trinidad. Gill has a top score of 126 not out in T20Is and has hit centuries in all three international formats.

West Indies vs India 2nd T20 Match Top Bowlers

Our bowling tips are Romario Shepherd, Obed McCoy and Jason Holder for West Indies. McCoy took 2-28 in the opening match and dismissed both Ishan Kishan and Axar Patel. Shepherd successfully bowled the important final over of the game on Thursday.

For India, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav are our bowling choices. Singh continued his impressive T20I record with another 2 wickets in the opening game. Yadav has picked up at least 1 wicket in all four of his games on this tour so far.

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