Kensington Oval Pitch Report, Weather Forecast: The 2nd ODI match between India vs West Indies will be played at the Kensington Oval stadium. India has already registered the lead in these 3 ODI matches series by winning the first ODI match at the same ground. WI got all out at just a score of 114 runs in 23 overs, and India chased the target in 22.5 overs after losing their 5 wickets.
Indian spinners dominated the West Indies completely in the first ODI match, Kuldeep Yadav and Ravindra Jadeja took 7 wickets together which made the West Indies get all out at just a score of 114 runs in 23 overs. So, it is clear that the West Indies batters struggled a lot against Spin bowlers.
Shai Hope was the batter who score the highest runs from West Indies’ side. He scored 43 runs in 45 balls. On the Indian Side, Ishan Kisan scored 52 runs off 43 balls which is the highest score from the Indian batting side.
Team Indian registered the first win by 5 wickets and took the lead by 1-0 in the three ODI matches series.
IND vs WI 2nd ODI 2023: Kensington Oval Pitch Report
Kensington Oval is a cricket ground best known for hosting One Day International (ODI) matches. On this pitch, the average score is around 230, which means teams usually post competitive scores. The highest-ever score here came from England, an impressive 364/4, while the lowest was 91 from Ireland.
The pitch is dry, which is good for batting as the ball comes onto the bat well. Spin bowlers can get some turn from the pitch, but it is not as much as some other Caribbean pitches.
Overall, Kensington Oval is considered a batting-friendly wicket with good bounce and pace. Fast bowlers can take some wickets, but spinners will also play an important role in the match.
In the upcoming 2nd ODI, both the teams would like to bat first and would like to put a big target on the board. Bowlers have to be patient and everyone should focus on using proper techniques and strategies.
Hence, it promises to be an exciting match in which both the batsmen and the bowlers will get a chance to shine.
Matches Played:- 46
Matches won Batting first:- 19 (41.30%)
Matches won Batting Second:- 26 (56.52%)
Matches won Winning Toss:- 25 (54.35%)
Matches won Losing Toss:- 20 (43.48%)
Highest Score:- 364/4 (England)
Lowest Score:- 91 (Ireland)
Average Score: 228
IND vs WI 2nd ODI 2023 Weather Forecast
Get ready for a wonderful day of cricket as the weather forecast has predicted sunny and clear skies throughout the match with no chance of rain. These ideal conditions will be pleasant for the batsmen, as the ball is expected to come on to the bat well.
However, players need to be careful with the wind which is estimated to blow at around 26 km/h. This can have a slight effect on the speed of the ball, so bowlers will have to be strategic in their approach.
With the humidity being around 80%, the players might sweat a little on the field, but that will not stop them from giving their best. The temperature has been kept around 28 degree Celsius, which will provide a pleasant and comfortable environment for both players and fans.