IND vs WI Dream11: When ‘King Kohli’ is at his imperious best, no bowling line-up in the world is spared. The exhibition of Kohli’s sheer class and talent was on display at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad in the first T20I as India chased down a romping target of 208 runs with 8 balls to spare.
Now, the two teams will head into the second T20I which will be played at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. India would be eyeing to take an unassailable lead in the three-match series, whereas, West Indies will play to keep the series alive.
Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens.
Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, 08th December at 07:00 PM IST
Last result at this venue
Nov 07, 2017: India 67/5 (8 Overs), defeated New Zealand 61/6 (8 Overs) by 6 runs.
Head to Head (Last 5 games)
India won- 05
West Indies won- 00
No Result: 00
Recent form (Last 5 matches)
West Indies- LLLWL
IND vs WI Team News
Some changes are likely to take place for the visitors.
Injuries: No injury updates.
Probable combination: Nicholas Pooran will return from his suspension and will play at the expense of Dinesh Ramdin. Kesrick Williams who was taken to the cleaners in the last game might get replaced by Keemo Paul.
West Indies Playing 11- (Expected)
Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Kesrick Williams/Keemo Paul, Lendl Simmons, Shimron Hetmyer, Hayden Walsh, Kieron Pollard, Khary Pierre, Sheldon Cottrell, Nicholas Pooran, Jason Holder
No changes are expected to take place after the first game.
Injuries: No injury updates
Probable combination: Despite going for plenty in the last game, Deepak Chahar will keep his place in the eleven.
India Playing 11- (Expected)
Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Rishabh Pant, Virat Kohli, Lokesh Rahul, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
IND vs WI Squads
Virat Kohli (c), Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (wk), Lokesh Rahul, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sanju Samson, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami
Kieron Pollard (c), Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Brandon King, Jason Holder, Shimron Hetmyer, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Sherfane Rutherford, Keemo Paul, Fabian Allen, Khary Pierre, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell, Kesrick Williams, Nicholas Pooran
IND vs WI Dream11 Fantasy Team
Fantasy Picks from West Indies-
Players to watch out:
Nicholas Pooran: 274 runs from 14 innings at a strike-rate of 120.17.
Lendl Simmons: 916 runs from 46 innings at a strike-rate of 115.65.
Evin Lewis: 793 runs from 27 innings at a strike-rate of 155.79.
Sheldon Cottrell: 28 wickets from 20 matches.
Fantasy Picks from India-
Players to watch out:
Virat Kohli: 2544 runs from 68 innings at a strike-rate of 136.70.
Rohit Sharma: 2547 runs from 94 innings at a strike-rate of 137.45.
KL Rahul: 1036 runs from 29 innings at a strike-rate of 145.91.
Yuzvendra Chahal: 52 wickets from 35 matches.
Players to avoid: