India vs West Indies
India vs West Indies 2nd T20 match preview
India were tested in the first T20 at Eden Gardens on Sunday. After winning the toss, India put the visitors to bat first and were impressive with the ball right from the beginning. With wickets falling at regular intervals, the West Indies batting lineup never looked like they were going to take off. The total could have been much lower. But thanks to a late flourish by debutant Fabian Allen, West Indies managed to cross the 100 mark; eventually finishing the innings at 109 for eight in their 20 overs.
India got off to a rocky start and suddenly found themselves in a spot of bother at 45 for four with the top order back at the pavilion. It was up to Dinesh Karthik and Manish Pandey to fight back. Although Pandey got out soon after, Karthik stuck on till the end along with all-rounder Krunal Pandya to give India a five-wicket victory on Sunday. The two teams will now head to Lucknow for the all-important second T20 on Tuesday.
In “India vs West Indies”, Rohit Sharma-led Team India thrashed the Windies by 71 runs in the second Twenty20 International of the three-match series played at Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Tuesday. The Windies were chasing a mammoth target of 196 to win and an awkward incident took place in the 11th over bowled by India speedster Jasprit Bumrah. Bumrah got the fourth ball of his over to skid off the deck and climb onto the batsman.
Kieron Pollard was completely beaten as he gave a top-edge to it. Sensing an opportunity, Bumrah started moving towards the trajectory of the ball.
But, a walking Pollard by then was almost under the ball and when he realized that Bumrah was there to take the catch, almost in the last moment, he took his hand off from the position which created a block vision for the bowler.
Although Bumrah completed the catch, he was visibly furious at his IPL teammate…
India vs West Indies 2nd T20: Who will win the India vs West Indies match?
In “India vs West Indies”. While India are leading in the series, it doesn’t look all easy for the hosts against West Indies in the T20 series. The Caribbeans look a much more rounded T20 side and will be hoping put some pressure when the two sides meet at the Ekana international stadium on Tuesday. India will be wary of the threat and will depend on batsmen like Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan to clinch the series. Our money is on the hosts for what has been a clinical performance by the hosts who have not given the West Indies players any chance to take advantage throughout the series.