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Shreyas Iyer and Rohit Sharma. BCCI Twitter

Last Update on: December 17th, 2019 at 11:59 am

India vs West Indies 2019: 2nd ODI, Visakhapatnam – Dream 11, Fantasy Tips, Predicted XI, Pitch Report And Injury Update; After a one-sided game in Chennai, the fans are expecting the upcoming contest to be a thriller. With Visakhapatnam is the venue,  both the sides have enough knowledge of the conditions and would like to make the most of the opportunity. A thrilling encounter is on the cards, which would undoubtedly put fans on the edge of their seats throughout the game.

Rohit Sharma would be looking to deliver the goods in his mother’s home state. Apart from Rohit, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli must come good for the Indian team to level the series. All the players of India might head into the game with a different tactic to put West Indies on their toes throughout the game. The real challenge for the Indian team is to restrict the opposition batsman going berserk in the middle.

On the other hand, West Indies are in a comfortable position with less pressure on their shoulders. They would be looking to go into the game with a similar mindset to that of Chennai ODI. All the bowlers kept Indian batsmen mum, and the likes of Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran looked very comfortable in the middle overs.

Rishabh Pant, India vs West Indies 2019, Dream 11
Rishabh Pant (Credits – Twitter)

India vs West Indies 2nd ODI – Dream 11, Fantasy League Tips

First of all, it is crucial to select a team which has players who will surely play in the game. As they say in cricket, you don’t score any runs in the dressing room.

Similarly, a player who is not playing cannot score points for you. In fact, Dream 11 has brought a change in its rule by which you can alter your team even after the toss. Thus, you can pick your team according to the playing XI on both sides.

Secondly, it is pivotal to pick the right combination of captain and vice-captain. A captain gets twice the points whereas the deputy of the team will 1.5 times the points. Thus, it is imperative to select the big in-form players as your respective captain and vice-captain.

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Windies won the Chennai ODI by eight wickets (Image Credit: ICC Twitter)

It is also crucial to get top-order batsmen in the team as they are likely to score the major chunk of the score. Furthermore, it is pivotal to check the pitch conditions and select the team accordingly.

Injury News:

Shai Hope of West Indies suffered a cramp during his knock in Chennai. But, he must be fine for the game in Vizag. For India, Bhuvneshwar Kumar ruled out of the series with an injury.

Pitch Report:

Visakhapatnam always offered a wicket, which will be helpful for all sorts of players. The batsman will get their runs if settled in the middle while the fast bowlers and the spinners will get the purchase from the wicket. With sea around, the dew and humidity factor might be high.

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Virat Kohli and KL Rahul. BCCI Twitter

Predicted Playing XI:


Rohit Sharma (VC), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Shreyas Iyer, Rishab Pant (wk), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal.

West Indies:

Brandon King, Shai Hope (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Kieron Pollard (c), Khary Pierre, Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Hayden Walsh Jr., Sheldon Cotrell, Alzarri Joseph.

India vs West Indies 2019: 2nd ODI – Dream 11, Fantasy Tips

Team 1:

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Team 2:

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