Ind vs Eng – 2nd T20I Full Preview With Match Prediction

Seems like the visitors were carrying the mindset of vengeance, which lead them to a tremendous victory in the first T20I with eight wickets and 27 balls. 

Winning the toss & decided to ball first, we have to say, team England was truly on fire from team selection to their tactics spot.

Choosing to play three cutting-edge pacers, two quick bowling all-rounders and one spinner in Adil Rashid, England had immense adaptability. Archer, Mark Wood, and Chris Jordan were very acceptable with their line and lengths, inciting mistakes from the fairly corroded-looking Indian batsmen. 

Except for Shreyas Iyer, none of the Indian batsmen remained long enough at the crease to create an impression. Their last total of 124/7 was never going to be sufficient against the force-stuffed English lineup. The England openers came out with all weapons bursting, dashing to 50/0 after the powerplay overs to adequately end the game as a challenge. 

While a great deal of spotlight was on India’s somewhat unpracticed bowling arrangement, it was their batting that let them down in the primary T20I. Virat Kohli should get once more into the structure before the significant worldwide apparatuses this year, while KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya need to get over their rustiness.

India has been very acceptable at making rebounds, and they’ll hope to return unequivocally in the subsequent game and reestablish equality in the arrangement.

Match Specifics

  • Date: March 14, 2021 | Sunday
  • Time: 7 PM (IST), 1:30 PM (GMT)
  • Stadium: Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad

Weather Prediction Report

The weather would be warm with no rain to be expected. The average temperature by the forecast department could be 34 degrees Celcius, which seems perfect for another cricket match.

Though, a little dew is still expected to be there in the second innings.

Pitch Report 

The level seems evident in how the performance was after the 1st inning. For most of the part, the pace & bounce was quite good.

Team Prediction


Virat Kohli (C)

India isn’t required to roll out such a large number of improvements to the group they played in the main T20I and are probably going to permit the players time to get into their step. In any case, they may choose to play Navdeep Saini as their third front-line pacer, perceiving how effective Mark Wood and Archer were on the wicket rather than Axar Patel. 

Team Lineup: Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzi Chahal.


Archer & Morgan

England will most likely follow the same strategy they implemented in T20I 1st. 

Team Lineup: Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow / Sam Billings, Dawid Malan, Ben Stokes, Eoin Morgan, Sam Curran, Mark Wood, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer & Adil Rashid. 

Match Prediction

India would make better plans for the second game. Considering they have a great home record. The hosts will bounce back & level the series. Prediction: India to win

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