Day 2 West Indies vs India, 2nd Test Match 2016 Live Score Ball by Ball Scorecard :- The India and West Indies team are getting ready for their next encounter at the Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica. These both teams will lock their guards for the second test match of the India Tour of West Indies.
WHERE TO WATCH
Star Sports Networks
West Indies won the toss and opt to bat
Indian Team Previews
The Indian team will enter this match on the back of a solid win in their last test match, which they won by an innings. Virat Kohli has led his team from the front as the Delhi lad notched up his maiden double ton, which put his team in the driver’s seat.
Although, he find support from the all round performance of R Ashwin, who scored his test century and also clinched 7 wicket haul in the second innings.
Meanwhile, there is a bit of concern for the Indian team as the regular opener Murali Vijay ha been ruled out of this Test match with his thumb injury.
Lokesh Rahul is expected to replace him and it looks very clear that Kohli has a trust on his Banglore teammate as he praised Rahul in the last press conference.
Apart, from this India team will play with their same players. The likes of Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteswar Pujara will definitely look to come front with the bat in this match to provide the solidity to Indian team
Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c),Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Amit Mishra, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav
West Indies Team Preview
The Jason Holder’s led side has lost their last match and now, they have the only option to come hard at the inexperienced bowling line up of Indian team.
Meanwhile, this team has also the most number of inexperienced players in their lineups. the likes of Marlon Samuels and Darren Bravo are the only players who have played more than 40 matches.
Although, there are other names too in the squad that has the talent to score big runs.The likes of Kraigg Braithwaite, Jermaine Blackwood and Shane Dowrich(w). need to score runs to give their bowlers a chance to put pressure on strong Indian batting lineup.
The bowling of West Indies team is also struggling with their bowling unit. Shannon Gabriel is the only bowlers who can trouble the Indian batsman with his line and length and extra bounce.
This team now needs to regroup if they want to win their next match.
WEST INDIES SQUAD
Kraigg Brathwaite, Rajendra Chandrika, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Blackwood, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich (wk),Miguel Cummins, Jason Holder (c), Devendra Bishoo, Shannon Gabriel
India is the hot favourite to win this match.