West Indies vs India, 2nd T20I, Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket

Rohit Sharma looked the most confident in the 1st T20I.

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The 2nd T20I match between India and West Indies will be held on August 1st at Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts.

The second of five IT20s between the West Indies and India begins Monday morning in Warner Park, St Kitts and Nevis. India were the far better side in Friday's opening game of the series and their 68 run lead over the win was fully deserved. Read on as we preview the latest game of white ball between these sites. The game starts at 10:30 local time.
The West Indies didn't show any of their better T20I performances on Friday and they need to raise their level of performance if they want to take on India in this game.
India's performance in the opening game built on Rohit Sharma's innings at the top of the order, with spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi proving far too strong for West India.

Match Preview

India and West Indies have played one game against each other so far in this three-game T20I series, with India winning that game and currently leading the series 1-0.

In the first T20I match, India beat West Indies by 68 runs. In that match, West Indies won the draw and chose to go first. When it came to batting, India recorded 190 runs on the board where Rohit Sharma and Dinesh Karthik smashed 64 runs and 41 runs respectively for the team. Alzarri Joseph took 2 wickets for West Indies.

When West Indies came to the chase, they failed to pursue the target and managed to get just 122 runs on the board, where none of their racquets could even cross the 20-run mark. Arshdeep Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravi Bishnoi each grabbed 2 wickets for India.

West Indies vs India T20 History and Stats

West Indies had played 21 T20 games against India where they had won 6 while India had won 14 games and one game between these two teams ended without a result.

Weather Report

The temperature on the day of the match is expected to be around 27°C, with a humidity of 79% and a wind speed of 6-8 km/h. There is no chance of precipitation during the game.

Toss Prediction

The hosts won the toss and decided to go first on Friday. However, this seemed to put undue pressure on their batting side and we expect to see India in the field regardless of who wins the toss.

Pitch Report

The pitch at this location will be a bit slow initially, favoring the spinners. The team chasing the score has a better chance of winning this game. A total of 150 will be a par score on this surface.

Probable Playing XIs


Rohit Sharma (c), Rishabh Pant (wk), Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Arshdeep Singh.

West Indies

Shamarh Brooks, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Odean Smith, Keemo Paul, Alzarri Joseph, Obed Mccoy.

Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips

Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a right-handed batsman and middle right-arm pacer from India. He took 1 wicket in the last game and may come in handy again here.
Hardik Pandya is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-paced bowler from India. He only scored 1 run in the last game but can score big in the upcoming game.
Rohit Sharma the right-hander was the best with the racquet on Friday. He hit seven fours and two sixes and didn't fight the Indian bowlers.
Arshdeep Singh the left-arm pacemaker caught the eye with exceptional accuracy in the first game of the series. He conceded just 24 runs from his four overs, dismissing Kyle Mayers and Akeal Hosein.
Ravi Bishnoi the spinner bowled exceptionally well in the opening game along with Ravichandran Ashwin. The West Indies thugs had no answer for him and regularly failed to collect his sticky deliveries.
Dinesh Karthik the veteran campaigner has been great in the death overs since his return to international cricket. In the first game he had 41* on 19 balls.
Akeal Hosein is a left-handed batsman and left-armed orthodox spinner from the West Indies. He marked 11 runs and grabbed 1 wicket in the last game. He will be a safe pick for this game.
Nicholas Pooran is a left-handed batsman from the West Indies. He smashed 18 runs in the last game and will try to capitalize on the start here.
Shamarh Brooks  the top opener scored for the hosts Brian Lara Cricket Academy and caused some excitement in the India Bowling attack with his crisp shots.
Kyle Mayer the explosive left-handed hitter has given the team good starts on the power play overs and can also contribute with the ball.