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| On Feb 18, 2022 4:00 PM IST

India vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction 2nd T20I Live Score GRAND LEAGUE TEAM Pitch Report, Player Stats, Today Dream11 Team


India vs West Indies Dream11 Prediction: After a brilliant performance in the opening game of the series, hosts India are ready to take on West Indies in the 2nd T20I on 18 February, 2022 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Team India have been on a roll in this home season against the Windies team having first registered a spectacular 3-0 whitewash in the ODI series and won the 1st T20I encounter by a comprehensive margin of 6 wickets. In the ODI series and the T20I game, it has been the Indian bowlers who have played a significant role in the winning cause. On the other hand, things have been really tough for West Indies in this ongoing India tour as they are yet to get off the mark and they are still searching for their opening victory. India will once again start as the favourites to put up a winning show in the second T20I game.

India vs West Indies 2nd T20I Match Details

Fixture Name: 2nd T20I, India vs West Indies

Competition: India vs West Indies T20I

Date: 18 February

Time: 7 PM IST

Ground: Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Watch IND vs WI Live Score

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IND vs WI Pitch Report

The wicket at the Eden Gardens are expected to offer excellent batting-friendly conditions to a great extent. The weather climate will be a bit of chilly in the sub-continent during this time of the year. Therefore, the dew factor will once again be vital in this T20I fixture. Thus, picking the right set of combination of players will be essential from the fantasy cricket point of view.

Team Form Guide:
IND (recent last): W W W W W
WI (recent last): L W L W L


IND vs WI Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

IND Playing 11 (likely)

Rohit Sharma
Ishan Kishan

Virat Kohli
Suryakumar Yadav
Rishabh Pant
Venkatesh Iyer
Harshal Patel
Deepak Chahar
Ravi Bishnoi
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Yuzvendra Chahal

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  • The trio of KL Rahul, Axar Patel and Washington Sundar will be unavailable for the entire three-match T20I series.
  • Rohit Sharma will captain the side.
  • Rishabh Pant will be the wicket-keeper.
  • They will bank upon the likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav and Rishabh Pant to deliver amazingly well with the bat.
  • The likes of Deepak Chahar, Ravi Bishnoi, Harshal Patel and Yuzvendra Chahal will form part of the bowling attack.

Yuzvendra Chahal Stats in T20I

For India, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has been a key wicket-taking asset in the limited-overs formats of the game over the years. Yuzvendra Chahal has taken a total of 6 wickets in his last 3 white-ball games.

Matches Wickets Economy Average Recent Form
51 65 8.29 25.45 1/34, 1/45, 4/49, 1/47, 1/47



Rohit Sharma Stats vs West Indies in T20I

Team India skipper Rohit Sharma has performed impressively well in the shortest format of the game in the recent while. The senior Indian opening batsman has smashed 30+ scores in all of his last 5 T20I games.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50/100 Recent T20I Form
16 559 144.8 4/1 40, 56, 55, 48, 56


WI Playing 11 (likely)

Brandon King
Kyle Mayers

Nicholas Pooran
Rovman Powell
Romario Shepherd

Kieron Pollard
Jason Holder/Roston Chase
Fabian Allen

Akeal Hosein
Odean Smith
Sheldon Cottrell

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  • There are no major injury issues in the West Indies camp.
  • Jason Holder is likely to replace Roston Chase.
  • Kieron Pollard will be the captain.
  • Nicholas Pooran will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • The likes of Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell and Kieron Pollard will be expected to come good in the batting department.
  • The trio of Sheldon Cottrell, Odean Smith and Akeal Hosein will be their crucial wicket-taking bowlers.

Kieron Pollard Stats vs India in T20I

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has notched up more than 300 runs against India in T20I cricket from a total of 11 matches. In his overall career, Kieron Pollard has scored more than 1500 T20I runs that includes as many as 6 fifties.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate Wickets Recent T20I Form
99 1561 135.62 42 24*, 0, 41, 18



Nicholas Pooran Stats in T20I

Nicholas Pooran smacked a wonderful innings of 61 runs off 43 deliveries that included as many as 5 sixes and 4 fours. This was his sixth half-century in the T20I format of the game and has already delivered some crucial performances for the Men in Maroon in his short white-ball career.

Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50s Recent T20I Form
55 1071 127.96 6 61, 21, 22, 70


Who will win India vs West Indies today match?

The Rohit Sharma-led Indian team will surely be feeling very much high on confidence after having put up an impressive show both with the bat and ball to hand West Indies a convincing 6-wicket defeat in the first T20I. India have won all of their last 10 international matches under the captaincy of Rohit. On the other hand, the visiting West Indies team finds themselves in a desperate situation at this moment having conceded four defeats in a row in limited-overs matches. India is likely to dominate the proceedings in this second T20I match. According to the IND vs WI today match prediction & India vs West Indies cricket betting tips, India are the favourites to win this match.

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IND vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking Rohit Sharma as the Captain of this fantasy cricket team due to his quick-fire cameo of 40 runs off 19 deliveries in the 1st T20I game against the Windies team.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Ishan Kishan, Nicholas Pooran (VC)
BATSMEN: Rohit Sharma (C), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rovman Powell
ALL-ROUNDERS: Kieron Pollard
BOWLERS: Akeal Hosein, Ravi Bishnoi, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal

Grand League Team 2

We are making Nicholas Pooran as the Captain in this fantasy team because of his amazing half-century in the last match against India.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Rishabh Pant (VC), Nicholas Pooran (C)
BATSMEN: Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Kyle Mayers
ALL-ROUNDERS: Kieron Pollard, Roston Chase
BOWLERS: Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar

Grand League Team 3

We are selecting Virat Kohli as the Captain of this team as he has a terrific T20I record against West Indies having scored more than 500 runs at a strike-rate of 154.6.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Ishan Kishan, Nicholas Pooran
BATSMEN: Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli (C), Rovman Powell
ALL-ROUNDERS: Roston Chase, Kieron Pollard 
BOWLERS: Yuzvendra Chahal, Harshal Patel (VC), Sheldon Cottrell, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Grand League 4 

We are picking Yuzvendra Chahal as the Captain of this team due to his remarkable match-winning performance in the first ODI against West Indies where he picked up four wickets.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Nicholas Pooran, Ishan Kishan (VC)
BATSMEN: Rohit Sharma, Rovman Powell, Virat Kohli
ALL-ROUNDERS: Kieron Pollard, Romario Shepherd
BOWLERS: Yuzvendra Chahal (C), Harshal Patel, Odean Smith, Ravi Bishnoi

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.