West Indies gear up for revenge in second Test
Hyderabad: India are West Indies are all set to lock-horns in the second and final Test of the series from Friday at Rajiv Gandhi International stadium here.
The opening Test of the series was one-sided afair as India won the match by an innings and 272 runs in just three days. India, who are no.1 Test side, will once again aim to demolish the visitors and clinch the series.
#WIvIND Check out some of the snaps from the WINDIES training session ahead of the 2nd Test against India starting at midnight on Friday. Which of these guys do you think will have the biggest impact? pic.twitter.com/fP1ICgA4i5— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) October 10, 2018
However, West Indies can't be taken lightly as they are breaking swaet in practice sessions and are aiming for revenge.
Moreover, Windies' regular skipper Jason Holder is back in the team after missing the opening Test due to ankle injury. His presence will be a big boost for the visitors.Also Read:BCCI announce 14-man squad for first 2 ODIs against Windies
Also, Windie's pacer Kemar Roach is back in the team and is almost certain to play the second Test.
Interestingly, ahead of the Hyderabad Test, West Indies all-rounder Roston Chase raised a warning for Prithvi Shaw, whose initial onslaught had set the tone for their embarrassing defeat in the first Test.
"I am sure our guys would have learnt quickly from what happened in the first Test and we will know some of the strengths of the young Shaw, who really took us apart early in the game. I am sure we will learn from our mistakes in the first game and move on smartly in the second game," Chase said on the eve of the second Test.Also Read:Shouldn't compare Prithvi to anyone yet: Kohli
Windies' pre-match comments, their rigorous training sessions, and most importantly their confident is enough to conclude that unlike the previous contest, the visitors are expected to give tough fight to Virat Kohli and co and this time the match won't be just one-sided affair.