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| On Feb 17, 2022 5:59 PM IST

India vs West Indies Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Cricket Picks for IND vs WI 2nd T20I


India vs West Indies Dream11: Team India will be battling out West Indies in the second T20I game at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on 18 February. India defeated the Windies team by a convincing margin of 6 wickets in the 1st T20I encounter to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20I series. Earlier, the Rohit Sharma-led side also registered a sensational 3-0 whitewash in the three-match ODI series against West Indies.

India vs West Indies Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

1. Suryakumar Yadav

India’s Suryakumar Yadav has definitely been the best batsman in this home white-ball series against West Indies. Suryakumar was the highest run-getter in the three-match ODI series with an excellent tally of 104 runs at an impressive average of more than 50. During the second ODI against West Indies, the right-handed middle order batter scored a brilliant innings of 64 runs to take his team towards a fighting total. Even in the first T20I match, Suryakumar Yadav smashed an unbeaten 34 runs in the amazing 48-run stand with Venkatesh Iyer.

Suryakumar Yadav Stats in T20I

Matches Runs Strike-Rate 50s Recent Form
12 278 158.86 3 34*, 6, 64, 34


2. Nicholas Pooran

For West Indies, left-handed Nicholas Pooran looked in a remarkable touch during the opening IND vs WI T20I match. 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. The swashbuckling Caribbean batsman has notched up a fine total of 1071 T20I runs at a strike-rate of close to 130.

Nicholas Pooran Stats in T20I

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



Related: Likely India Playing 11


3. Rohit Sharma

Team India captain Rohit Sharma once again led his team fabulously well in the opening T20I victory over the Windies team while taking a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Talking about his individual performance, the senior Indian opener played a quick-fire cameo of 40 runs off just 19 balls that consisted of 4 fours and 3 sixes and also added an impressive 64-run stand with Ishan Kishan for the opening wicket in India vs West Indies 1st T20I. Rohit Sharma has just extended his outstanding record against West Indies in T20Is having amassed as many as 559 runs at a strike-rate of close to 145.

Rohit Sharma Stats vs West Indies in T20I

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


4. Kieron Pollard 

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard has always been amongst the runs on a consistent basis in T20I cricket for the national team in the recent times. While coming on to bat towards the end, Pollard smacked 24 runs off 19 balls to power his team to a total of 157 for 7 in the first T20I against India. The big-hitting Windies all-rounder 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.

Related: Likely West Indies Playing 11


Kieron Pollard Stats vs India in T20I

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


5. Yuzvendra Chahal

For India, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has performed sensationally well so far in his entire T20I career. During the first T20I against West Indies, the right-arm leggie ended up dismissing the dangerous looking Kyle Mayers in his very first over. Chahal also picked up a brilliant four-wicket haul during his Player of the Match performance in the first ODI game against West Indies. The 31-year-old has taken a total of 65 scalps in his T20I career at an economy of less than 9.

Yuzvendra Chahal Stats in T20I

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


Related: Washington Sundar out of India vs West Indies T20I Series

IND vs WI 2nd T20I

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has accepted Cricket Association of Bengal’s (CAB) request to allow crowd for the third and final T20I between India and West Indies at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. However, the IND vs WI 2nd T20I game will be played behind closed doors.

“As discussed with other OB (Office Bearers), as per your request, you can open up for the last T20 match against West Indies at Eden,” BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has emailed to CAB chief Avishek Dalmiya confirmed a report published in Indian Express.

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Kuljyot Singh

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