Meanwhile, Root is expected to return in place of Joe Denly, who was dismissed for low scores in both the innings in the Southampton Test. Zak Crawley's 76 in the second innings might just be enough for him to play the final two matches in the series. On the other hand, West Indies would retain the winning playing 11 for the 2nd
England vs West Indies 2nd Test predicted playing 11
England tentative playing 11:
Rory Burns, Dominic Sibley, Joe Root, Zak Crawley, Ollie Pope, Ben Stokes
(C), Jos Buttler
(WK), Dominic Bess, Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad, James Anderson.
West Indies tentative playing 11:
Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Shai Hope, Shamarh Brooks, Roston Chase, Jermaine Blackwood, Shane Dowrich (WK), Jason Holder
(C), Kemar Roach, Alzarri Joseph, Shannon Gabriel.
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England vs West Indies live telecast, streaming and other match details
July 16-20, 2020
3:00 pm (IST)
Match start Time:
03:30 pm (IST)
Old Trafford, Manchester
England vs West Indies
2nd Test match will be telecast live on Sony Six and Sony Six HD with English commentary. Fans could also watch the live streaming of England vs West Indies match on Sony Liv website, app and airtel stream.
The Manchester weather may play spoilsport on Day 1 like the previous test match. The forecast says that July 16 may see some cloud hovering around The Old Trafford ground while the remaining day would have a bright sunshine.
Historically, the Old Trafford has been a batsman friendly wicket with extra zip for pacer. A good bounce would allow batsman to play its shots.
England vs West Indie head to head
West Indies won:
West Indies won:
England squad for west indies 2020
(C), James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Joe Root, Dominic Bess, Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Ollie Pope, Dom Sibley, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
James Bracey, Sam Curran, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton, Ollie Robinson, Olly Stone.
West Indies squad for England 2020
(C), Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Kraigg Brathwaite, Shamarh Brooks, John Campbell, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Chemar Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Raymon Reifer, Kemar Roach.