England VS West Indies Scorecard, Preview

England VS West Indies Preview


England will move from Edgbaston to play second test against visitors, West Indies. Caribbean fans are utterly disappointed with their teams performance in first test at Edgebaston. Visitors failed to make hosts bat twice in the test .Alaister cook scored double century in the test match. He is the most probable cricketer to have any chance of becoming leading run scorer surpassing legend, Sachin Tendulkar . England won the first test by an innings and 209 runs, which is rare. West Indies lost 19 of their 20 wickets in a single day.

Match facts

Leeds will host the second test.

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Predictions

Alaister cook to score century.

England are expected to win without wasting too much energy.

West Indies are inexperienced side, but this should not be an excuse when you are playing at international level. Critics wonder why Jason Holder is playing in the side. He is neither a great leader nor fit to play in team. Stuart law is also to be blamed for not preparing the team.  Joe root had an incredible start to his captaincy. England team core strength lie in their batting order. With top class opener and world class wicketkeeper along with middle order . If there is any slot open England, It would be opening along with Alaister cook. A win in this test match will do for England as this is a three match series.

Changes in team

Chris woakes, who failed to recover from Injury for first test, has recovered and is available to play for second test. Not too many changes are expected from West India side either as West Indies selectors have immense faith in their youngsters. England are adapting rotation policy for their players. Roland James, unfortunately has to sit out to accommodate Chri Woakes in the side.