West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2021, 2nd Test: Weather Forecast And Pitch Report
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The hosts West Indies and the visitors Sri Lanka are ready to face each other in the second Test of this series which will begin this Monday (29th March) at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (North Sound, Antigua).

Currently, this two-match Test series is standing in 0-0 position after the first Test which had a draw result. During the first Test, after Sri Lanka were bundled out for 169 runs in the first innings, West Indies scored 271 runs in their first innings. Sri Lanka later scored 476 runs in their second innings and set up the 375 runs target for the Caribbean side in the fourth innings. West Indies scored 236/4 at the end of that Test match.

West Indies, Sri Lanka, Antigua, North Sound, 2nd Test, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report
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West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2021, 2nd Test: Weather Forecast

This West Indies vs Sri Lanka Test match will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (North Sound, Antigua) between Monday (29th March) and Friday (2nd April). This red-ball Test match has been officially scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM local time every day.

According to the weather forecast, the weekdays are expected to be cloudy and there are some good chances of raining for all the five days of this Test match. However, cricket fans will pray for no rain during the five days of this Test match.

The weekdays’ temperatures can be between 28°C and 23°C.

West Indies, Sri Lanka, Antigua, North Sound, 2nd Test, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report

West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2021, 2nd Test: Pitch Report

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium (North Sound, Antigua) will host this Test match between West Indies and Sri Lanka. This venue already hosted the first Test of this series which had the draw result.

West Indies, Sri Lanka, Antigua, North Sound, 2nd Test, Weather Forecast, Pitch Report
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In the Test series opener, both the teams struggled in the first innings. But, both the top-order batsmen majorly dominated in the second innings as bowlers struggled the last three days of that Test match.

Pacers have some great records at this Test venue while a few top-class spinners have also enjoyed this Test venue. This Test venue is more batting favourable after the opening day of a Test match.

Venue Stats (Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua)

Ground’s history in Test cricket

Overall

Overall 1st innings 2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings
277.85 311.38 327.13 271.88 73

In the last 5 Tests

Overall 1st innings 2nd innings 3rd innings 4th innings
244.29 252.40 289.60 265.20 58.50

(Note: Only excluded officially incomplete innings)