India vs West Indies will play in the 2nd T20I of the West Indies tour of India 2022 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. We will cover IND vs WI Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.
India has started off the series by comfortably winning the first game by 6 wickets. Opting to Bowl first, their bowlers did a fantastic job by restricting the visitors to a total of 157 runs.
The debutant Ravi Bishnoi was brilliant with the ball in his first game and ended his spell with the figures of 2/17 in his four overs.
Harshal Patel and Deepak Chahar also bowled very well and picked up 2 wickets and one wicket respectively.
With the bat, Rohit Sharma started the innings with a bang and scored 40 runs off just 19 balls. Ishan Kishan scored 35 runs but was not at his best.
In the end, Suryakumar Yadav and Venkatesh Iyer finished the game with an over to spare.
India will look to seal the series in this game and then experiment with their XI in the last and final game.
Though the West Indies lost the last game, the batting looked much better than the ODI series.
Batting first, Kyle Mayers was excellent in the powerplay and scored a quickfire 34 runs. In the middle overs, Nicholas Pooran steadied the ship and played a brilliant knock of 61 runs.
Pollard also hit a couple of big hits in the death and helped West Indies to reach 157. With the ball, the Bowlers looked ordinary and were very expensive in the powerplay.
Roston Chase was the only bowler who looked good and picked up 2 wickets. West Indies will look to level up the series 1-1 in this game and will try to bring out their best game.
IND vs WI Match Details
India vs West Indies, 2nd T20I, West Indies tour of India, 2022.
Date: 18th February 2022.
Time: 07:00 PM IST.
Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
IND vs WI Pitch Report
Average first innings score: 142
Average total score: 128
(The average score is based on the last 5 matches played at this venue.)
The pitch at Eden Park is expected to be a typical T20 Cricket. The spinner got help in the first innings and a similar trend is expected in this game as well.
IND vs WI Head to Head
Matches Played: 18
IND Won: 11
WI Won: 6
No Result: 1
IND vs WI recent form
Most recent first
IND vs WI Dream11 Team News
- Deepak Chahar was hit on his finger in the last game and didn’t bowl his full quota of overs.
- Jason Holder was rested in the last game as precautionary measure. If he is fit, he will come into the XI in place of Fabien Allen.
Probable Playing XI
Rohit Sharma ©, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (Wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Venkatesh Iyer, Shardul Thakur/Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran (Wk), Rovman Powell, Kieron Pollard (C), Jason Holder, Roston Chase, Romario Shepherd, Odeon Smith, Akeal Hosein, Sheldon Cottrell.
Top Picks for IND vs WI Dream11 Team
(1 M, 40 R, 40 A)
Sharma will open the innings and is one of the best batsmen on the team. He played a brilliant knock of 40 runs in the last game and is an excellent choice for C and VC in IND vs WI Dream11 Team.
(1 M, 35 R, 35 A)
He will open alongside Rohit. Kishan scored 35 runs in the last game but was very slow in his approach.
(1 M, 17 R, 17 A)
Virat Kohli is surely not at his best but is a big match player and can score anytime. He scored 17 runs in the last game.
(1 M, 3 O, 1 W)
Deepak Chahar will bowl in the powerplay and middle overs and can also be handy with the bat. Chahar picked up one wicket in the last game.
(1 M, 4 O, 1 W)
Chahal can pick up wickets in bulk in the middle overs and will be a very important player in this series. He is a must-have pick in 1st innings.
(1 M, 4 O, 2 W)
He is a very exciting talent and was excellent on his debut. Bishnoi picked up 2 wickets in the last game.
(1 M, 4 O, 2 W)
He will bowl in the death and is constantly picking up wickets at the backend. Patel can also bat a bit if needed.
(35 M, 262 R, 17 A + 115 O, 38 W)
He is one the best All-Rounders in the world and is a must-have pick in this game. Holder is another very good choice for C and VC if Plays.
(1 M, 61 R, 61 A)
He is their best batter and is a beast in this format. Pooran was outstanding in the last game and scored 61 runs.
(1 M, 31 R, 31 A)
Mayers is a stylish left hander opener. He looked very good in the last game and scored 31 runs.
(1 M, 4 R + 4 O, 2 W)
He is a bowling all-rounder. Roston Chase took 2 wickets in the last game.
(1 M, 3 O, 0 W)
He will bowl in the middle and death overs and is very good with his cutters. Shepherd went wicketless in the last game but is a quality bowler.
(1 M, 4 R, 4 A + 2 O, 0 W)
Smith has recently performed very well and has established a name for himself. He was ordinary in the last game and can be a Trump card pick in this game.
(1 M, 24 R, 24 A)
Pollard is one of their best batters. He did not bowl in the last game but played a good innings of 24 runs with the bat.
IND vs WI Trump card pick for Dream11
(1 M, 8 R, 8 A)
Pant will bat in the middle overs and he is a very good player. He scored 8 runs in the last game but can be a Trump card pick in this game.
IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction
N Pooran, I Kishan
Rohit Sharma (C), Virat Kohli, K Mayers
J Holder (Vc), Roston Chase
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Y Chahal, H Patel, Odean Smith
Captain and Vice-Captain (IND vs WI Today Match Prediction)
- Rohit Sharma
- Jason Holder
- Virat Kohli
- Nicholas Pooran
We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.