England vs. West Indies: Second T20I Preview
England vs. West Indies: Second T20I Preview

West Indies and England will clash in the second T20I of the three-match series at the Warner Park in St Kitts on Friday. The visitors are leading the series with a 1-0 margin after securing a six-wicket win in the first T20I in Gros Islet on Tuesday. Warner Park will be hosting its seventh T20 International on Friday. Traditionally, the venue offers a lot of assistance for the bowlers, therefore till now, not a single score in excess of 150 has been scored at the Warner Park in a 20-over contest.

Therefore, the Eoin Morgan-led unit will enter the second T20I with full of confidence as they will be looking to win their first silverware on the tour. In the batting department, the team will be relying on the likes of captain Morgan, wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler and in-form Jonny Bairstow to score bulk of the runs, whereas in the bowling department, pacers Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett, Chris Jordan and leg-spinner Adil Rashid will have the responsibility of providing timely breakthroughs. 

On the other hand, West Indies will be hoping to put a much better show than they did in the first T20I as they will look to stay alive in the series. In the batting department, the home side will be relying on the likes of in-form veteran opener Chris Gayle and young left-hander duo of Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran to score bulk of the runs, whereas on the bowling front, the onus will be on

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