Rohit Sharma-Kieron Pollard
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Last Update on: February 18th, 2022 at 09:46 am

India vs West Indies Prediction- West Indies Tour of India 2022, 2nd T20I. India and West Indies will lock horns in the 2nd T20I of the ongoing series. India vs West Indies 2nd T20I will take place on February 18 (Friday) at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata.

India defeated West Indies in the opening T20I clash by 6 wickets. In India vs West Indies 1st T20I, India won the toss and opted to bowl first. West Indies lost opener Brandon King in the first over itself. Later, Kyle Mayers hit 31 and one-down Nicholas Pooran slammed 61 runs.

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Nicholas Pooran
Nicholas Pooran. Credits: BCCI

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West Indies lost a few quick wickets in the middle. Towards the end, Kieron Pollard scored unbeaten 24 runs and took the team’s scoreboard to 157-7 in 20 overs. For India, Harshal Patel and debutant Ravi Bishnoi picked 2 wickets each. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, and Yuzvendra Chahal grabbed 1 wicket each.

Harshal Patel
Harshal Patel. Credits: BCCI

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For India, openers Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan stitched an opening stand of 64 runs. After Sharma got out for 40, Ishan Kishan went on to score 35. Later, Virat Kohli lost his wicket for 17 while Rishabh Pant got out for 8.

In the end, Suryakumar Yadav and Venkatesh Iyer bring home the victory with their unbeaten 34 and 24 respectively. India won the match by 6 wickets in 18.5 overs and Ravi Bishnoi was awarded man of the match for his 2 wickets.

Ravi Bishnoi
Ravi Bishnoi became the 8th Indian player to win the “Man of the Match” award on his T20I debut. (Photo: BCCI)

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India vs West Indies Prediction- West Indies Tour of India 2022, 2nd T20I

India vs West Indies Head-to-Head Records

Stats Matches IND Won  WI Won     No Result
Overall 18 11 6 1
At Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata 2 2 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 4 1 0
In India 8 6 2 0
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Recent Venue Records (Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata) 

Stats- T20Is

Total Matches- 9

Matches won batting first- 3

Matches won bowling first- 6

Average 1st innings total- 149

Average 2nd innings total- 128

Highest total recorded – 201/5 (20 Ov) by PAK vs BAN

Lowest total recorded – 70/10 (15.4 Ov) by BAN vs NZ

Highest score chased – 162/4 (18.5 Ov) by IND vs WI

Lowest score defended – 145/8 (20 Ov) by NZ vs BAN

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

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Toss Prediction for India vs West Indies Match

The team winning the toss might opt to bowl first. More matches have been won on this stadium batting second. Moreover, in the last game too, India defeated West Indies while batting second. Now, India might use the same strategy in the 2nd T20I as well. West Indies will seek to bowl first too.

Predicted Scores for India vs West Indies Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
IND 150-200  150-20
WI 150-200 100-150

Players’ Form- India- Batting

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. (Photo: Twitter)

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Players Matches Runs Average
Rohit Sharma 1 40 40.0
Ishan Kishan 1 35 35.0
Suryakumar Yadav 1 34  _
Venkatesh Iyer 1 24  _
Virat Kohli 1 17 17.0
Rishabh Pant 1 8 8.0
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Who will score the most runs for India in the match: Rohit Sharma or Suryakumar Yadav

Players’ Form- India- Bowling

Ravi Bishnoi
Ravi Bishnoi. (Photo Credit: BCCI)

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Ravi Bishnoi 1 2 8.50
Harshal Patel 1 2 18.50
Deepak Chahar 1 1 28.0
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1 1 31.0
Yuzvendra Chahal 1 1 34.0
Venkatesh Iyer 1 0  _

Who will pick the most wickets for India in the match: Deepak Chahar or Harshal Patel

Players’ Form- West Indies – Batting

Nicholas Pooran
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Players Matches Runs Average
Nicholas Pooran 1 61 61.0
Kyle Mayers 1 31 31.0
Kieron Pollard 1 24  _
Akeal Hosein 1 10 10.0
Roston Chase 1 4 4.0
Brandon King 1 4 4.0

Who will score the most runs for West Indies in the match: Kieron Pollard or Nicholas Pooran

Players’ Form- West Indies- Bowling

Roston Chase
Roston Chase (Credits: Twitter)

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Roston Chase 1 2 7.0
Fabian Allen 1 1 23.0
Sheldon Cottrell 1 1 35.0
Romario Shepherd 1 0  _
Akeal Hosein 1 0  _
Odean Smith 1 0  _

Who will the pick most wickets for West Indies in the match: Sheldon Cottrell or Roston Chase

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