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India vs West Indies 2nd T20I: Match preview and head-to-head

In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, the hosts have the upper hand.

In the West Indies tour of India, the second T20I of the three-match series will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday, February 18 at 7:00 PM IST. The Men in Blue have acquired a lead of 1-0.

India will be heading into this fixture on the back of a comprehensive six-wicket victory in the first T20I on Wednesday. The Indian bowlers did well enough to restrict the visitors to a reasonable total. Ravi Bishnoi was the star of the night due to his commendable performance with the bowl. Rohit Sharma‘s good form along with the dependable middle-order makes India a force to reckon with. The Rohit-led Indian team will look forward to winning the second fixture and clinching the first T20I series of the year. 

On the other hand, the Windies are still in the hunt for their first win on this forgettable Indian tour. The Kieron Pollard-led team did manage to put up a fight in the first game but couldn’t end up on the winning side. The bowling unit of West Indies have been their highlight in this ongoing series. The Caribbean side will be aiming to seal the upcoming fixture to keep themselves alive in the series. 

Head-to-head:

In the head-to-head competition between the two teams, the hosts have the upper hand. The two teams locked horns on 18 occasions out of which India won 11 games and the Caribbean side emerged victorious on six occasions. 

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