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India vs West Indies 2nd ODI Match Highlights: WI won by 6 Wickets

Kishan and Gill formed a strong alliance of 90 runs, contributing to India's final score of 181. Shai Hope returned unbeaten at 63 helped WI to score 182/4 and securing victory by 6 wickets. Shardul Thakur took 3 crucial wickets of WI.

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By Crickified Mohit
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India vs West Indies 2nd ODI Match at the Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

 

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  IND vs WI 2nd ODI Match
WWI won by 6 wkts
 IIND  181/10 (40.5)
W WI  182/4 (36.4)
  Venue  The Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados
  Date & Time  Thurs, July 29th, 7:00 PM IST
  Toss  WI opt to bowl
  Player of the match  Shai Hope


India and West Indies are all set to clash in the second One-Day International (ODI) match of the India tour of West Indies 2023 series. This thrilling encounter will take place at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados on Saturday, July 29, 2023, starting at 09:30 AM local time. Both teams are expected to field their best players to secure a victory in this crucial match.

India vs West Indies 2nd ODI Match Highlights:
Shai Hope led the West Indies cricket team to a resounding victory over India by six wickets. This win brought them back on level terms in the three-match series. Captaining his side, Hope played a pivotal role by scoring an unbeaten 63 off 80 balls. Keacy Carty also made a significant contribution with his score of 48* off 65 balls, aiding the West Indies in successfully chasing down their target of 182 runs in just 36.4 overs. During India's innings, Shardul Thakur took three wickets while Kuldeep Yadav managed to dismiss one batsman, giving hope to India despite their low-scoring performance. However, it was West Indies' impressive bowling that folded India for only 181 runs in just 40.5 overs after they had opted to field first. Initially, Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan built a strong foundation for India by putting up a partnership of 90 runs for the opening wicket. Unfortunately for them, once this partnership was broken, their entire innings collapsed like a house of cards. Gill was dismissed first after scoring an impressive knock of 34 off just 49 balls. Alick Athanaze then displayed exceptional fielding skills to grab a stunning catch and dismiss Ishan Kishan who had scored at run-a-ball pace with his knock of 55 runs. Subsequently, Axar Patel, Hardik Pandya and Sanju Samson all fell quickly and could only manage single-digit scores.

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Previous Matches in the Series
Before the ODI, both teams have played two Test matches and one ODI. The Test match took place at The Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad and the ODI match have been played at The Kensington Oval in Bridgetown in Barbados. It will be interesting to see how the teams perform in the second ODI after their previous encounters.

Ashwin made an impressive comeback in the first Test match against West Indies in Dominica. He took 12 wickets, becoming the first Indian bowler to achieve five-wicket hauls in both innings of a Test in the Windies. In the first innings, the Indian spinners performed well, declaring their innings at 421 for five and establishing a lead of 271 runs over West Indies. Ashwin, Jadeja, and Siraj contributed to the wickets, putting pressure on the West Indies batters. As a result, India won the match by an innings, taking a 1-0 lead in the series.

In the second Test match at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad, India secured a 1-0 series victory over West Indies. However, the final day of the match had to be abandoned due to persistent rain. Despite the interrupted play, India's win in the first Test ensured their overall series triumph.

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In the first ODI match at The Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, West Indies struggled with the bat, scoring only 114 runs in 23 overs. India made a surprising decision to change their batting order, giving opportunities to lower-order batsmen. Ishan Kishan scored a half-century, but received little support. Kishan's innings ended at 52 off 46 balls, leaving India at 97/5 after 17.2 overs. Kuldeep Yadav took four wickets for just six runs in three overs, while Ravindra Jadeja contributed three wickets. The West Indies went from 88/3 to being bowled out for 114 runs. West Indies captain Shai Hope was left isolated. Rohit entered the game at position number seven, with Kohli ready to take the field as well when the Indian captain sealed victory with his final runs. India emerged triumphant, winning by a margin of five wickets.

The Kensington Oval Pitch Report
The Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, has a reputation for producing evenly balanced wickets that provide opportunities for both batsmen and bowlers. The pitches here typically have good speed and bounce, allowing bowlers to be aggressive. However, as the match progresses, batsmen often settle in and start scoring runs, giving chasing teams an edge.

India vs West Indies ODI head-to-head Record
India and West Indies have gone head-to-head in a total of 140 One Day International (ODI) matches. From these 140 games, India has emerged as the dominant force, securing victory in 71 matches, while West Indies has tasted success in 63 encounters. Moreover, both teams had 2 matches that ended in a tie and 4 matches that yielded no result.

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ODI Squads
India Squad: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan(wk), Surya Kumar Yadav, Sanju Samson(wk), Hardik Pandya(c), Shardul Thakur, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar

Bench: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Jaydev Unadkat

West Indies: Shai Hope(c & wk), Kyle Mayers, Brandon King, Alick Athanaze, Shimron Hetmyer, Romario Shepherd, Yannic Cariah, Jayden Seales, Gudakesh Motie, Alzarri Joseph, Keacy Carty

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Bench: Kevin Sinclair, Oshane Thomas, Rovman Powell, Dominic Drakes

Key Players to Watch Out For
As cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the upcoming IND vs WI 2nd ODI, there are a number of influential players who are poised to have a substantial effect on the game. Let's delve into their profiles.

Rohit Sharma (India): The Indian captain Rohit Sharma is known for his explosive batting and has a remarkable record in ODI cricket. He will be expected to lead from the front and provide a solid start to the Indian innings.

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Shubman Gill (India): Shubman Gill showcases a graceful and proficient batting technique. His footwork is flawless, allowing him to handle both fast and spin bowlers with ease. Gill's remarkable timing and proficiency in playing shots all around the field make him a formidable cricketer. With these impressive skills, Shubman is definitely a player to keep an eye on in the upcoming match.

Ishan Kishan (India): Ishan Kishan possesses a batting technique that is both simple and devastatingly effective, and the recommended approach to maximize his potential is equally straightforward. During India's recent 2nd Test Match and first ODI match against West Indies, Ishan proved his prowess by smashing two half-centuries in both the fourth and opening positions respectively while batting. This proves that Ishan Kishan is an incredibly versatile batsman, capable of performing in any position within the batting order, whether as an opener or at No.3, 4, 5, 6 or even as a finisher at No.7. His presence injects an element of unpredictability into India's lineup, particularly in high-stakes matches where opponents have extensively studied their game. Ishan is a game-changing batter who would greatly benefit from the unwavering support and guidance of team management to propel his cricketing career to new heights.

Virat Kohli (India): The Indian batsman Virat Kohli is one of the best in the world and is known for his consistency and ability to chase down targets. His presence in the middle order will be vital for India's success.

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Suryakumar Yadav (India): Suryakumar Yadav is a player who definitely deserves your attention in this match. He showcases an impressive repertoire of shots, including cuts, pulls, hooks, drives, flyaways, sweeps, reverse sweeps, paddles, and isn't afraid to go all out when required.

Shimron Hetmyer (West Indies): The West Indies batsman is a powerful hitter of the ball and can change the game with his aggressive stroke play. He will be a key player in the middle order for the West Indies.

Shai Hope (West Indies): The West Indies captain is in fine form and will be a key player for his team. His ability to anchor the innings and score big runs will be crucial for the West Indies' success.

These players showcased here are just a small glimpse of the immense talent that will be showcased during the match. It will be truly captivating to witness how they excel when the pressure is on.

Match Details

IND vs WI ODI Match Timings
The second match between India and West Indies in the ODI series is scheduled to begin on 29th July at The Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. The match will start at 7:00 PM IST.

Live Streaming Options
Indian fans have several platforms available to watch the live coverage of the IND vs WI 1st ODI. Let's explore some of the platforms where you can stream the match online.

1. JioCinema
JioCinema is a popular app and website that allows you to livestream the India vs West Indies 1st ODI. You can enjoy the match for free on this platform, making it easily accessible for cricket enthusiasts.

2. Fancode
Fancode is another option to stream the IND vs WI ODI series. While this platform requires a paid subscription, it provides a high-quality streaming experience and additional features that enhance your viewing experience.

Telecast Options in India
If you prefer watching the match on television, here are the telecast options available for Indian fans.

1. Doordarshan Network
The first ODI match between India and West Indies will be broadcasted live on the Doordarshan Network. Fans can watch the game in their preferred language on various channels within the network, including DD Bangla, DD Yadagiri, DD Saptagiri, DD Chandna, DD Podigiri, and DD Sports.

Conclusion
The second ODI between India and West Indies promises to be a thrilling encounter. Both teams have a strong lineup of players, and the match is expected to be closely contested. Fans can expect an entertaining display of cricket as the teams battle it out for victory. Don't miss out on this exciting clash between two cricketing powerhouses.

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