Match: West Indies vs New Zealand, T20 Match 2 of 3
Date: 13th August 2022
Time: 12:00 AM IST
Venue: Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica
Pitch Condition: The 2nd T20 will be played at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica. The pitch at Sabina Park is a perfectly balanced one for both batters and bowlers. Both teams managed to score big runs in the first match on this pitch with very little help for the bowlers. We can expect another high-scoring clash in the second match as well. The team winning the toss may bowl first.
West Indies vs New Zealand – The Squad
West Indies: Nicholas Pooran (c), Rovman Powell (vc), Shamarh Brooks, Dominic Drakes, Shimron Hetmyer, Akeal Hosein, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Romario Shepherd, Keemo Paul, Odean Smith, Devon Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr.
New Zealand: Kane Williamson (c), Finn Allen, Trent Boult, Michael Bracewell, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Matt Henry, Daryl Mitchell, Glenn Phillips, Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee.
West Indies vs New Zealand – Performance in the Past Matches
West Indies lost the opening match by just 13 runs and are now trailing the three-match series by 0-1 at home. New Zealand scored a total of 185 runs while batting first with skipper Kane Williamson’s highest 47 runs off 33 balls and Devon Conway scoring 43 runs off 29 balls. Odean Smith took three wickets for West Indies while conceding 32 runs in his four-overs spell. West Indies opening batter Shamarh Brooks scored 42 runs off 43 balls and Romario Shepherd (31*) and Odean Smith (27*) played some aggressive cricket but it was not enough to cross the runs scored by New Zealand. Star all-rounder Mitchell Santner took three wickets for New Zealand while conceding just 19 runs.
West Indies vs New Zealand – Face to Face
West Indies and New Zealand have faced each other around 15 times in the history of T20I cricket. New Zealand has won ten matches out of it while West Indies won 5 matches. In the ODI format, they faced each other 65 times. Out of it, West Indies won 30 matches and New Zealand won 28 matches. 7 matches ended without a result.
Here our experts at FCL are giving a prediction for the coming match. Hope you could find it helpful in any means.
Wicket-Keepers: Nicholas Pooran, Devon Conway
Batsmen: Kane Williamson, Martin Guptill, Kyle Mayers
All-Rounders: Mitchell Santer, Jason Holder, James Neesham
Bowlers: Odean Smith, Trent Boult, Obed McCoy
Captain: Mitchell Santer
Vice-Captain: Jason Holder
Wicket-Keepers: Nicholas Pooran
Batsmen: Kane Williamson, Kyle Mayers, Glenn Phillips, Shamarh Brooks, Martin Guptill
All-Rounders: Mitchell Santer, James Neesham
Bowlers: Odean Smith,Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
Captain: Nicholas Pooran
Vice-Captain: Kane Williamson
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