India is the clear favorite to win this match, given their historic excellence against West Indies in T20I cricket. Though the West Indies will put up a formidable fight, India will be expected to take this match on the basis of their superior batting and bowling strength. India will look to capitalize on their batting prowess and take an early lead in the series. Expect a hard-fought victory for India in this match.
Stadium: Providence Stadium
Match Date: Sun 06 Aug 2023, 08:00pm
Brandon King – Right-Handed Batsman
Johnson Charles – Right-Handed Batsman
Rovman Powell (c) – Right-Handed Batsman
Shimron Hetmyer – Left-Handed Batsman
Nicholas Pooran (Wk) – Lift-Handed Bastman
Shai Hope (Wk) – Right-Handed Batsman
Jason Holder – Right-Handed Batsman<>Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Kyle Mayers – Lift-Handed Bastman<>Right-Arm Medium Bowler
Odean Smith – Right-Handed Batsman<>Right-Arm Medium Bowler
Romario Shepherd – Right-Handed Batsman<>Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Roston Chase – Right-Handed Batsman<>Right-Arm Off-Spin Bowler
Akeal Hosein – Left-Arm Leg Spin Bowler
Alzarri Joseph – Right-Arm Fast Bowler
Obed McCoy – Left-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Oshane Thomas – Right-Arm Fast Bowler
Shubman Gill – Right-Handed Batsman
Suryakumar Yadav – Right-Handed Batsman
Tilak Varma – Left-Handed Batsman
Yashasvi Jaiswal – Left-Handed Batsman
Ishan Kishan (Wk) – Left-Handed Batsman
Sanju Samson (Wk) – Right-Handed Batsman
Axar Patel – Lift-Handed Bastman<>Left-Arm Leg Spin Bowler
Hardik Pandya (c) – Right-Handed Batsman<>Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Arshdeep Singh – Left-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Avesh Khan – Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Kuldeep Yadav – Left-Arm Off Spin Bowler
Mukesh Kumar – Right-Arm Medium Fast Bowler
Ravi Bishnoi – Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler
Umran Malik – Right-Arm Fast Bowler
Yuzvendra Chahal – Right-Arm Leg Spin Bowler
Date: 03 Aug 2023
Match Result: WI won by 4 runs, T20 1 Of 5 (WI Leads 1-0)
West indies score: 143 (6 wkts, 20 ov)
India score: 145 (9 wkts, 20 ov)
The Indian team arrived in the Caribbean for a 5-match T20I series against the West Indies on Aug 2023. India will be hoping to exact revenge for their loss in the 1st match on 03 Aug 2023, but West Indies are not going to make it easy for them. India still holds a marginal advantage in the overall head-to-head T20I record with 18 wins versus 15 losses, but the hosts will be inspired by their recent T20I success.
The 2nd match will be played at the Providence Stadium on Sun 06 Aug 2023, 08:00 pm. Based on the current form and team composition, the win probability for this match heavily favors the Indian team with 70%. With the likes of Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, and Arshdeep Singh on the side, they hold the upper hand.
On the other hand, the West Indies line-up has been bolstered by the returns of Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Rovman Powell, and Shimron Hetmyer, who managed to make an impact in the first T20 match. The bowling attack, which comprises off-spinner Roston Chase, pace bowlers Jason Holder, Obed McCoy, Alzarri Joseph, and Oshane Thomas, could challenge the Indians batsmen.
With the series on the line, the 2nd T20 match could be a deciding factor. An exciting clash awaits us as both teams will be hungry for a win. Who will prevail? Will India exact revenge or will West Indies continue their winning run? That must be watched out for!