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The 3-match ODI series between West Indies and India (WI vs IND) has started. The first match of this series was played in Trinidad on Friday (22 July). In which the Indian team won a thrilling victory by just 3 runs and took a 1-0 lead in the series. Now the second match of this series will be played on Sunday at the Port of Spain Cricket Stadium in Queens Park Oval.
Winning this match Shikhar Dhawan would like to make the series his name. At the same time, the team of Nicholas Pooran, who gave a tough fight in the first match, will also not be left behind to counterattack. Before the exciting battle to be held in the second match (WI vs IND), know every small and big information related to this match
In the first match, apart from Brooks and Brendam King, the lower order batsmen also took the match till the end to win the team. But, the hosts were kept away from victory by just 3 runs and India took a 1-0 lead on the series. The Caribbean team may have lost the first match, but it proved that it has the power to win, so in the second match, a fierce battle is going to be seen in both the teams (WI vs IND). West Indies batted 50 overs and scored 300 runs. Kyle Meyers and Brandon King scored fifties and continued to win the team till the end. The hosts will now be hoping to show the same intent with bat in hand and try to get regular wickets with ball in hand. West Indies had a lot of positives and will look to come back strongly in the second ODI.
In the first match between West Indies and India (WI vs IND), there was a fierce competition for victory between both the teams. Electing to bat after losing the toss, Team India captain Shikhar Dhawan may have missed his 18th ODI century by three runs but he has indicated that it will be difficult for the opposition bowlers to stop him in the coming matches. Shikhar played an innings of 97 runs in 99 balls. Thanks to him scored 308 for 7 wickets also Shreyas Iyer returned to form with a half-century, giving a perfect start to the top three players in the Indian team. But due to the faltering middle order, the Indian team could only manage 308 runs for seven wickets while at one point it was moving towards reaching 350 runs ahead. In the middle order, Sanju Samson once again failed to make use of the opportunity at this level, scoring 12 runs in 18 balls.
Kyle Meyers is a left-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler from the West Indies. He scored 75 runs in the last game and his form will be seen in this match as well. You must think once for pick in dream team
Shreyas Iyer is a right-handed batsman from India who bats a one-down position for India. He scored 54 runs in the last game and will be a top choice for this match as well. It would be very beneficial to have them in the team.
Shikhar Dhawan is India captain. He was just 3 runs away from his century in the last game and he scored 97 runs and will be hoping to repeat the same performance in this match as well.
Shai Hope is a right-handed batsman from West Indies who opens the innings for them. He scored only 7 runs in the last game but can score big in the coming match.
Before the second ODI match between West Indies and India on Sunday, lets talk about the Queens Park Oval pitch in Trinidad, which is going to be in favor of the bowlers as well as the batsmen. There will be a tough competition between the ball and the bat on this ground. As seen in the first match. The spinners have always dominated this pitch. But, if the fast bowlers have variations, then they will also help in taking wickets.
In the first match, Indias fast bowlers took 4 wickets. At the same time, the spinner had 2 successes. Overall, one can expect a level playing field between bat and ball.
Along with the performance of the players in this match, it is important for the fans to know about the weather. Because it is difficult to even guess when the weather becomes a villain in the match. However, in the match between the Windies and India (WI vs IND) in Trinidad on Sunday, the weather will be exactly as expected. On July 24, the temperature here will be 31 to 24 degree Celsius. The wind will blow at a speed of 18 kilometers per hour. Whereas the humidity will be 67 percent. Whereas the chance of rain is only 20 percent. That is, the possibility of bad weather is negligible.