The 2nd Test between India and West Indies is going on. It has started in 12th October, 2018 at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad where team West Indies won the toss and decided to bat first. In the match, Shardul Thakur for India made Test debut. According to the match report, West Indies scored 311 runs in 1st innings at Hyderabad and team India is in the bat for the first innings now.
Team West Indies is currently visiting India and they are scheduled to play a Test, an ODI and a T20I series against the local team India. Their dual competition started with long format cricket. Ahead of the Test series, West Indies also played a warm-up match against Indian Board President’s XI.
Besides, they already played the first Test where team India won by an innings and 272 runs so far. It seems that team India has already secured the series and if they just draw the 2nd Test, the series will be won by India.
In 12th October, 2018 the 2nd Test between them started where West Indies came to bat first by winning the toss. Brathwaite and Powell started batting for the Windies team but in 32 runs opener, Powell was gone. Just 20 runs later, Brathwaite was gone as well. Within a regular fap, team West Indies started to lose wickets. If we consider the highest scorer, Chase made a century there.
He scored 106 runs where captain Holder scored52 runs, Hope scored 36 runs and Dorwich scored 30 runs for the team. They played complete first day and just the beginning of the 2nd day. Totally team West Indies played 101.4 overs and scored 311 runs in the first innings.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli used just five bowlers against West Indies and they bowled well it seems. Yadav took highest 6 wickets and Kuldeep took three wickets so far. Ashwin took rest one wicket for India.
Later, team India came to bat. Though they have strongest batting line-up but they have suffered against West Indies it seems. Openers added 61 runs where Rahul was gone scoring only 4 runs so far. Shaw scored 70 runs and Pujara scored 10 runs for the team. Captain Kohli scored 45 runs so far.
Just Rahane and Pant played well in the first innings where Pant scored 92 runs and Rahane scored 80 runs so far. According to the last news, they have scored 345 runs in exchange for nine wickets. They have played 102.4 overs till now.
It seems that they will not finish the 1st session in the 3rd day and would lose all wickets. Holder took five wickets where Gabriel and Warrican took two wickets each for the team.