IND vs WI: West Indies will lock horns against India in the 2nd Test of the India tour of West Indies, 2023 on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at Port of Spain, Trinidad.
India sealed a resounding victory against West Indies, defeating them by an innings and 141 runs in the first Test of the ongoing two-match series. This win propels India to a commanding 1-0 lead in the series. Moving forward, they will be eager to maintain their winning momentum and secure the series, leaving no room for West Indies to make a comeback.
Meanwhile, the West Indies men are determined to turn the tables, seeking a victory to level the series. Heading into this Test, while India is expected to stick with the same playing XI that brought them success in the first Test, the West Indies side is likely to make a few tweaks for this upcoming game.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 2nd Test of the India tour of West Indies, 2023.
IND vs WI Match Details
- Match: India vs West Indies, 2nd Test
- Date: Thursday, July 20, 2023
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST) | 2:00 AM (GMT) | 10:00 AM (Local)
- Venue: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Pitch Report For IND vs WI, 2nd Test
The pitch at this venue is expected to offer favourable conditions for spinners, while the pacers are expected to make an impact during the initial phase of the game with the new ball. Considering these factors, the team winning the toss would be wise to opt for bowling first.
Pitch Stats of Port of Spain, Trinidad For IND vs WI, 2nd Test
- Total matches played: 5
- Matches won batting first: 2
- Matches won bowling first: 2
- No Result/Draw: 1
- Average 1st Inns scores: 246
- Average 2nd Inns scores: 302
- Average 3rd Inns scores: 222
- Average 4th Inns scores: 159
- Highest total recorded: 381/8 (117 Ov) by WI vs ZIM
- Lowest total recorded: 141/10 (42.2 Ov) by ZIM vs WI
Probable Playing XI For IND vs WI, 2nd Test
India Playing XI
Rohit Sharma (C), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishan Kishan (WK), R Ashwin, Shardul Thakur/Navdeep Saini, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammad Siraj.
West Indies Playing XI
Kraigg Brathwaite (C), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Kirk McKenzie, Alick Athanaze, Jermaine Blackwood, Joshua Da Silva (WK), Jason Holder, Kevin Sinclair/Rahkeem Cornwall, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel.
Stats of India & West Indies Form in Last 5 Matches
IND vs WI Player Record/Stats (Must Picks) For 2nd Test
|Player||Stats (This Series)|
|Yashasvi Jaiswal||171 Runs|
|Rohit Sharma||103 Runs|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||12 Wickets|
|Virat Kohli||76 Runs|
|Alick Athanaze||75 Runs|
|Jason Holder||38 Runs|
|Ravindra Jadeja||5 Wickets|
|Mohammed Siraj||2 Wickets|
|Rahkeem Cornwall||1 Wicket|
|Kemar Roach||1 Wicket|
IND vs WI Captaincy Picks For 2nd Test Between India vs West Indies
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Yashasvi Jaiswal
IND vs WI Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Team Suggesting For 2nd Test
India vs West Indies – Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Joshua Da Silva
- Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shubman Gill, Alick Athanaze, Yashasvi Jaiswal
- All-Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin
- Bowlers: Mohammad Siraj, Alzarri Joseph
- Captain: Ravichandran Ashwin
- Vice-Captain: Virat Kohli
India vs West Indies – Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Joshua Da Silva
- Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Alick Athanaze, Yashasvi Jaiswal
- All-Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder
- Bowlers: Shardul Thakur, Mohammad Siraj, Alzarri Joseph
- Captain: Ravindra Jadeja
- Vice-Captain: Yashasvi Jaiswal
IND vs WI Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s Match?
India is expected to win this match.
IND vs WI 2nd Test Live Streaming and Broadcast, Where to watch?
- Online Streaming: Fancode & JioCinema
- TV Broadcast: DD Sports
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.