India vs West Indies 2nd T20I on December eighth (Sunday) will probably be broadcast on the Star Sports activities Community and reside streaming will probably be out there on Hotstar. The match will probably be performed in Hyderabad and can start at 1900 HRS IST. You may also comply with all of the motion on our reside weblog (IND vs WI).
Sometimes called the ‘grasp of the chase’ Indian captain Virat Kohli stole the present in Hyderabad in entrance of a capability crowd and West Indies had no reply. Act 2 strikes additional down south to the Greenfield Worldwide Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday (December 8) and one expects Kohli will probably be eager to place the sequence within the bag, to present the staff some room to experiment with combos in Mumbai. India presently lead the three-match sequence 1-0.
On Friday, Kohli remained unbeaten on 94 off 50 deliveries to stun West Indies and obtained good help from KL Rahul who contributed a priceless 62 on the high.
On Sunday too, it is not going to be straightforward for India as West Indies are a rejuvenated outfit with a wholesome mixture of expertise and youth, all of whom can flip a match on its head.
However what’s extra worrying are the issue areas India wants to deal with, like fielding and Kohli’s supporting forged whereas batting. Rishabh Pant let yet one more likelihood slip away with the bat whereas Shreyas Iyer had a uncommon failure.
“Certainly one of us, Rohit or I, has to play lengthy on this tea,” Kohli famous after his beautiful knock within the first sport.
India additionally dropped a good few catches within the area and the bowlers didn’t have their finest outing both – elements the staff administration will hope to kind out forward of Sunday.
That solely Ravindra Jadeja went for lower than 9 runs an over in as West Indies hammered 15 maximums together with 11 fours will probably be a fear, which might immediate a glance in for Mohammed Shami.
The likes of Pant, Shivam Dube and Washington Sundar will in all probability not wish to have one other unhealthy day, particularly with the administration eager on giving new faces an opportunity.
It’s this inexperience that the West Indies need to exploit, and with the likes of Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard again and settled the guests are feeling notably assured, regardless of Friday.
With the IPL public sale arising, the likes of Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran will little doubt look to proceed their huge hitting, as will Brandon King, the best scorer of CPL 2019.
Pollard defined after the primary sport that their bowling wants enchancment and aside from Sheldon Cottrell, no one was spared by the Indian captain. However it’s the 23 extras that Pollard will hope doesn’t repeat itself.
“208 to defend, on any day you’d take that 10 out of 10 instances. The place we misplaced the sport was the extras and our bowling. Our execution was poor. If we had executed the plans we had spoken about, it might have been a distinct situation regardless of the great batting wicket,” Pollard stated on Friday after the defeat.
For India, who’re weakest within the T20 format, the chopping and altering is prone to proceed as they’re but to search out their finest XI, whereas West Indies, the defending world champions within the format will probably be hoping Hyderabad was simply the fact test they wanted of their resurgence.
The Greenfield pitch curator Biju has already said that the followers can count on one other run-fest and on the premise of what we have now seen already, one can certainly count on yet one more cracker on Tremendous Sunday.
India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma, Okay.L. Rahul, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami
West Indies: Kieron Pollard (captain), Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Brandon King, Evin Lewis, Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran, Khary Pierre, Denesh Ramdin, Sherfane Rutherford, Lendl Simmons, Hayden Walsh jr., Kesrick Williams