krunal pandya, dinesh karthik
Krunal Pandya (L) and Dinesh Karthik (AFP Photo)

West Indies again gave India a close shave before allowing them to run away with the contest. India found rescuers in Dinesh Karthik and debutant Krunal Pandya who took them over the line after early blows. India will aim to wrap the series in the second T20I to be played in Lucknow while Windies have to win to keep the three-match series alive.

After a low-scoring affair in the 1st T20I at the Eden Gardens, India and West Indies are set for another tricky track at the in Lucknow on Tuesday.

India will expect a good fight from West Indies, while the visitors will be hoping to for the top-order to fire on a track that the local curator described thus, “and the batsmen will have to do a lot of running”. Click here to read the full preview.

What: India vs West Indies, 2nd T20I

When: November 6, 2018 (Tuesday)

Where: Bharat Ratan Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

Start time: 7:00 pm (IST)

On TV: Star Sports 1/HD

Live streaming: Hotstar

Live scorecard: India vs West Indies, 2nd T20I

Squads

India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, K Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Shreyas Iyer, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shahbaz Nadeem

West Indies: Shai Hope, Denesh Ramdin (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo, Rovman Powell, Carlos Brathwaite (captain), Fabian Allen, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Oshane Thomas, Nicholas Pooran, Obed McCoy, Sherfane Rutherford