England vs West Indies 2nd Test Preview, Team News, Prediction, & more
January 30, 2023
England vs West Indies 2nd Test Preview, Team News, Prediction, Weather and more

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England vs West Indies 2nd Test Preview, Team News, Prediction, Weather and more

England vs West Indies 2nd Test Preview

Finally, the return of cricket wasn’t enabled to put smiles on the English team faces as the host loses 1st test match of the series against the West Indies. Recently in the 1st test match, England who is playing without their key batsman and Captain Joe root was completely outclassed by West Indies. Stand-in captain Ben Stokes show some guts by scoring 40s in both of the innings but not able to make it a big one. while on the other hand, West Indies Pacer Gabriel showed complete dominance in the game and took 9 wickets and blackwood scored 95 crucial runs in the 4th innings after some little collapse of the top order in the memorable match since the COVID-19 outbreak.

The comeback of Joe Root:

On the other hand, England cricket team welcoming back their test skipper Joe Root who missed the first test match to see off his newborn baby. But their struggle to find a reliable opener after the retirement of Alastair Cook still continues.

West Indies seeking for a series win:

While Windies seeking historical series victory in England as their skipper Jason Holder showing his brilliance with his all-round skills. Holder becomes the 2nd ranked best test bowler and best all-rounder in the longer format of the game. Holder took career-best 6 wicket haul in the first test with the economy rate of just over 2.

ENG vs WI 2nd Test Match:

In the 2nd test match which is going to start on Thursday. There are high chances that Joe Denly will be dropped from the squad. Joe Denly have to leave the space for the classy batsman as joe root comes back. Which will strengthen the squad and will bring stability in the lineup. Since 2018, joe root is the top run-scorer in the test cricket by scoring 2,039 runs with the help of four magnificent hundreds and 13 half-centuries.

Impact of ENG vs WI series on ICC World Test Championship:

As we know that this test series is the part of ICC World Test Championship, so this series is very important for both of the teams. In the points table, England is standing on the 4th position with the help of 146 points. While on the other hand, West Indies is standing in the 7th position with just 40 points.

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