In this article, we will be analyzing the Australia vs West Indies Match Prediction in the 2nd T20I. In the upcoming 2nd T20I clash at the Adelaide Oval in Adelaide, the West Indies (WI) are poised for a comeback after their defeat to the hosts, Australia (AUS), in the 1st T20I at Hobart. The Australian team displayed a dominant performance, defending a formidable 213-run total. However, the West Indies fell short by just 11 runs, revealing glaring issues in their batting lineup. Notably, former finisher Jason Holder found himself batting at number 9, indicating a struggle in their middle order.
In contrast, Australia showcased a well-rounded batting effort, with David Warner leading the charge at the top. Their batting depth proved crucial as they effectively closed the innings. Adelaide, known for its balanced dynamics between bat and ball, promises an intriguing contest. The bowlers, particularly from the West Indies, have an opportunity to stage a strong comeback and level the series. All eyes will be on how both teams adapt to the conditions and address their respective challenges in the upcoming encounter.
|Date & Time
|Live Broadcast and Streaming Details
|West Indies Tour of Australia 2024, 2nd T20I
|Adelaide Oval in Adelaide
|Sunday, February 11, 01:30 PM
|Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar
The 2nd T20I of the West Indies tour of Australia is set to take place at the renowned Adelaide Oval. This historic ground, also home to the Adelaide Strikers in the BBL, is renowned for its balanced pitch favouring both batters and bowlers. Offering good bounce and carry, the surface gradually assists spinners as the game progresses. The weather forecast predicts partly cloudy skies with temperatures reaching a high of 32 degrees Celsius on match day, creating favourable conditions for an exhilarating cricket showdown in Adelaide.
Click Here: Live Score – Australia vs West Indies, 2nd T20I
|West Indies won
Probable Playing XIs:
David Warner, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh (C), Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Tim David, Matthew Wade (WK), Sean Abbott, Adam Zampa, Jason Behrendorff, Josh Hazlewood
Brandon King, Johnson Charles, Nicholas Pooran (WK), Roston Chase, Sherfane Rutherford, Rovman Powell (C), Andre Russell, Romario Shepherd, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph
Probable Best Batter of the match
In his 100th Twenty20 International appearance, David Warner left a significant mark by smashing 70 runs off 36 balls, contributing to Australia’s imposing total of 213-7 against the West Indies in the opening match in Hobart. Despite being put into bat on a chilly and windy evening, Australia displayed their batting prowess by amassing 77 runs during the initial six-over powerplay, largely owing to Warner’s aggressive onslaught.
Probable Best Bowler of the match
In the ODI series, West Indies’ batting lineup struggled, but bolstered by powerful hitters, they aimed for a resurgence. However, Adam Zampa’s pivotal 16th over for Australia shifted the momentum, dismissing Andre Russell and Nicholas Pooran, closing West Indies’ chances. Zampa concluded with impressive figures of 3 wickets for 26 runs, effectively sealing the match for Australia.
Today’s Match Prediction: Team batting first to win the match
Australia win the toss and bat
Power Play score – 60-70
First Innings score- 200-220
Australia win the match
West Indies win the toss and bat
Power Play score – 60-70
First Innings score – 200-210
West Indies win the match