WEST INDIES TOUR OF ENGLAND 2020
International cricket is back again after a gap of almost four months with lockdown measures being eased Europe. West Indies have traveled to England for a 3-match Test series and, while a couple of top Windies players have pulled out of the tour, this might still turn out to be a very interesting series.
Ben Stokes (C), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
West Indies Squad:
Jason Holder (c), Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Chemar Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Raymon Reifer, Kemar Roach
WEST INDIES TOUR OF ENGLAND 2020 2ND TEST MATCH PREDICTION-
The 2nd test match of the 3 matches test series between West Indies and England (Raise The Bat Test Series) will be played on July 16, Thursday, at Old Trafford, Manchester. Both the teams are very strong and will give their best to win the first match and take an early lead. Hence the first match will be important as well as exciting. Also both the teams will try to improve their standings in ICC Test Championship Tournament. It will be a great challenge for the West Indies team to defeat England in England. Therefore this match and series will be very interesting and entertaining where the best of cricket can be seen.
Date – Thu, July 16
Venue – Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester
Match timings – 3:30 PM IST
TV – Sony Six, Sony Six HD, Sony Ten Sports 1, and Sony Ten Sports 1 HD
Live Streaming– The match can be streamed online at Sony LIV.
VENUE STATS– TEST STAT
|Capacity||6,500 (19000 with temporary seating)|
|Ends||Stretford End, Brain Statham End|
|Matches won batting first||30|
|Match won bowling first||14|
|Average 1st Inns scores||333|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||270|
|Average 3rd Inns scores||270|
|Average 4th Inns scores||166|
|Highest total recorded||656/8 (255.5) by AUS vs ENG|
|Lowest total recorded||58/10 (21.4) by IND vs ENG|
|Highest score chased||294/4 (88.0) by ENG vs NZ|
|Lowest score defended||120/10 (49.4) by ENG vs AUS|
Pitch Behaviour is overall balanced and best suited for Pacers. PITCH IS VERY DECENT FOR BATTING SURFACE SPECIALLY AT THE STARTING OF THE MATCH BUT AS THE DAY PASSES PITCH GETTING SLOWER AND BOWLER CAME IN ACTION. TEAM WHO WON THE TOSS WILL PREFER TO BAT FIRST.
The weather will be cloudy. The temperature will feel like 18*c. Humidity will be 70%. Wind will be blown through WNW at 15 km/h. Visibility will be up to 10 km. The probability of rain will be 25%. The probability of Thunderstorms will be 1%. Cloud my cover 95% of the sky.
ENGLAND- L W W W L
WEST INDIES- L L L W W
WI beat ENG by 4 wkts
Head to head:-
Played- 158, England won- 49, West Indies won- 58, Drawn- 51
83 – Jason Holder needs another 83 runs to become the 38th West Indies player to reach 2000-run landmark in Tests.
200 – Kemar Roach (193) is on the brink of 200 Test wickets
- Rory Burns,
- Dom Sibley,
- Joe Root (C),
- Joe Denly/Zak Crawley,
- Ollie Pope,
- Ben Stokes,
- Jos Buttler (wk),
- Jofra Archer,
- Mark Wood/Stuart Broad,
- Dom Bess,
- James Anderson.
- Kraigg Brathwaite,
- John Campbell,
- Shai Hope,
- Shamarh Brooks,
- Roston Chase,
- Jermaine Blackwood,
- Shane Dowrich (wk),
- Jason Holder (c),
- Shannon Gabriel,
- Kemar Roach,
- Alzarri Joseph.