India vs West Indies: West Indies' Predicted Playing XI Against India- West Indies Tour of India 2022, 2nd T20I

Published - 18 Feb 2022, 10:43 AM

West Indies, Phil Simmons
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West Indies and India will battle against each other in the 2nd T20I encounter. India vs West Indies 2nd T20I match will take place on February 18 (Friday). The venue of the clash is Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. India leads the series 1-0 after crushing West Indies in the 1st T20I by 6 wickets.

In the 1st T20I, West Indies set up a target of 158 for the home side after smashing 157-7 in the 1st innings. India managed to reach the target in 18.5 overs with 6 wickets in hand. Now, with a 1-0 lead, India will win the series if they win the 2nd game. On the other hand, West Indies will aim to make a comeback in the 2nd T20I. Ahead of the match, here we take a glance at West Indies’ predicted playing XI in India vs West Indies 2nd T20I.

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India vs West Indies: West Indies’ Predicted Playing XI Against India- West Indies Tour of India 2022, 2nd T20I

Brandon King

Brandon King, West Indies
Brandon King, Credits: ESPN

Brandon King will continue to open for the team in India vs West Indies 2nd T20I as well. He could not go big in the 1st match, getting out for 0. He will look to go bing in the next match. He is a good choice for the opener for the team.

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Kyle Mayers

Glenn Philips and Kyle Mayers
Glenn Philips and Kyle Mayers, Image Credits: Twitter

Kyle Mayers will be another opener for the team. The left-handed batsman slammed a good knock of 31 runs in India vs West Indies 1st T20I. However, he got out at a crucial moment. This time, he will look to convert his knock into a big score.

Nicholas Pooran (WK)

Nicholas Pooran
Nicholas Pooran. Credits: BCCI

Nicholas Pooran will be the wicketkeeper for the team in India vs West Indies 2nd T20I. The left-handed batsman slammed a spectacular knock of 61 runs in the last game. He smacked 5 sixes and 4 boundaries during his knock. He will bat at no.3 position.

Roston Chase

Roston Chase
Roston Chase (Credits: Twitter)

Roston Chase will bat in the middle-order. He lost his wicket for just 4 runs in the previous match and hence could not come up with a good score. He will look to support the team in the middle-order in the next game. Chase was brilliant with the bowl, picking 2 wickets while conceding just 14 runs in his 4-overs spell.

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Rovman Powell

Rovman Powell
Rovman Powell (Image: Twitter)

Rovman Powell will be another batsman in the middle-order. He became a victim of Ravi Bishnoi in the previous game, losing his wicket for just 2 runs. Now, he will look for a better batting show in the next game.

Kieron Pollard (C)

Kieron Pollard West Indies
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Kieron Pollard is the skipper of the team in India vs West Indies T20I series and will lead the team in the 2nd T20I as well. He played a good knock of unbeaten 24 runs in the previous match. He will continue to support the team in batting at the lower-order position.

Romario Shepherd

Romario Shepherd
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Romario Shepherd might be one of the pacers for the team in India vs West Indies 2nd T20I. The right-arm pacer could not get a wicket in the 1st game. Shepherd remained wicketless in his 3 overs and gave away 24 runs. He will look to come back strong in the next game.

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Odean Smith

Odean Smith might be another pacer that the team can pick in the 2nd T20I. Smith failed to get a wicket in the previous game and also emerged expensive by giving 31 runs in his 2 overs. However, Smith gave a good performance during the ODI series and might get another chance to be part of the playing XI.

Fabian Allen

Fabian Allen, , India vs West Indies
Fabian Allen (Image Credit: Twitter)

Fabian Allen might be the medium pace all-rounder that the team can pick in India vs West Indies 2nd ODI. Allen picked 1 wicket in the previous game. He did not get a chance to bat. Allen gave a good performance during the ODI series and is in a good form with both bat and ball.

Sheldon Cottrell

Sheldon Cottrell
Sheldon Cottrell. Photo by Deepak Malik / Sportzpics for BCCI

Sheldon Cottrell might be another pacer for the team. He picked 1 wicket in India vs West Indies 1st T20I. Cottrell is an experienced pacer for West Indies. He will look to arrive with a more powerful pace attack in the next game.

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Akeal Hosein

Akeal Hosein, India vs West Indies
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Akeal Hosein might be the spinner that the team can pick in India vs West Indies 2nd T20I. The left-arm spinner remained wicketless in the 1st T20I. However, he showed good form in the ODI series earlier and can be a very useful bowler for West Indies in the upcoming game.

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