AUS vs WI 2nd Test Live Score: Australia & West Indies will lock horns with each other in the second Test of the series to be played at the Adelaide oval from 8th November. The match will be a day & night affair & will be played with a pink ball. Australia is leading the series after registering a massive 164-run win over West Indies in the first Test. They would aim to continue their winning spree in the second Test as well. On the other hand, West Indies would try their best to display an all-round performance & win the second Test to save the series.
Australia’s lineup looks quite settled as their batting & bowling order both displayed an all-around show to clinch the first Test. Heading into the second Test, Marnus Labuschagne who smashed 204 runs & a century together in a single Test will continue to be Australia’s biggest bet. Steve Smith(200, David Warner (48), Travis Head (99), and Usman Khawaja (65) who contributed to Australia’s win by chipping in crucial runs would continue to play a big role in the decider Pink Ball Test.
In the bowling department, Mitchell Starc & Pat Cummins who scalped three wickets each in the first innings along with Nathan Lyon who scalped two wickets in the first innings followed by six wickets in the second innings would aim to dismantle the West Indies batting order in the Pink Ball Test. Travis Head, Starc & Hazlewood’s lethal bowling attack would further bolster their bowling order.
Windies looked toothless in front of Australia’s strong performance. Brathwaite was the only lone warrior for West Indies who scored a gleaming ton in front of Australia’s huge target. Except for Brathwaite none of the other batters could register a ton & helped their side to get over the line. Debutant Chanderpaul (51), Roston Chase (55), and Alzarri Joseph (43) played brief cameos but couldn’t register a big score on board to support centurion Brathwaite.
In the bowling department, None of their bowlers could produce pace & bounce which could have restricted Australians run flow. Jaydean Seales & Kyle Mayers scalped one wicket each while Brathwaite returned with two wickets apeice. On the other hand, during the second innings, Roach & Chase were the only wicket-takers while the rest of them failed to scalp even a single wicket. They would aim to produce an all-round show to win the decider Pink Ball Test.
AUS vs WI 2nd Test: Match Details
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022
Time: 09:30 AM IST
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
AUS vs WI 2nd Test Probable Playing XI:
David Warner, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith (c), Usman Khawaja, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Scott Boland
Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Nkrumah Bonner/Shamarh Brooks, Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Jermaine Blackwood, Kyle Mayers, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Roston Chase, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Shamarh Brooks