India vs West Indies
India vs West Indies. Credits: BCCI

Last Update on: February 18th, 2022 at 09:45 am

India vs West Indies Match Preview- West Indies Tour of India 2022, 2nd T20I. After the 1st game, India and West Indies will collide in the 2nd T20I now. The India vs West Indies 2nd T20I match will take place on February 18 (Friday). Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata is the venue of the encounter.

In India vs West Indies 1st T20I, India defeated West Indies by 6 wickets. Batting first, West Indies posted 157-7 on the scoreboard with a 61-run knock by Nicholas Pooran and 31 runs by Kyle Mayers. Skipper Kieron Pollard also smacked unbeaten 24.

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Nicholas Pooran
Nicholas Pooran. Credits: BCCI

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For India, Rohit Sharma slammed 40 while Ishan Kishan scored 35. Later, Surykamar Yadav hit unbeaten 34 while Venkatesh Iyer scored unbeaten 24 to help India reach the target. After India’s victory by 6 wickets, Ravi Bishnoi was awrded player of the match for picking 2 wickets.

Ravi Bishnoi
Ravi Bishnoi, Photo Credit: (BCCI)

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In head-to-head encounters, India and West Indies have played 18 matches. India has won 11 matches while West Indies emerged victorious in 6 games. While playing in India, the hosts have won 6 games while West Indies has won 2 out of 8.

Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard
Rohit Sharma, Kieron Pollard. (Photo: BCCI)

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Both the teams have played just 2 games in Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata and both of which have been won by India. In the last 5 matches, India has won 4 games while West Indies has won 1.

India vs West Indies Match Preview- West Indies Tour of India 2022, 1st T20I


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India is led by Rohit Sharma in India vs West Indies T20I series. In India vs West Indies 1st T20I, Rohit Sharma scored the most runs for India with his 40-run knock. Suryakumar Yadav also scored unbeaten 34 runs.

In bowling, Ravi Bishnoi and Harshal Patel grabbed 2 wickets each while Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Deepak Chahar got 1 wicket each.

India Squad: Rohit Sharma (C), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (WK), Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Siraj, Avesh Khan, Ishan Kishan, Venkatesh Iyer, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel

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West Indies

West Indies
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West Indies is led by Kieron Pollard in India vs West Indies T20I series. In India vs West Indies 1st T20I, Nicholas Pooran slammed most 61 runs for the team, followed by Kyle Mayers with 31 runs. In bowling, Roston Chase got 2 wickets while Sheldon Cottrell and Fabian Allen hunted 1 scalp each.

West Indies Squad: Kieron Pollard (C), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh, Rovman Powell, Roston Chase, Kyle Mayers, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Drakes.

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