West Indies Tour of Zimbabwe: West Indies vs Zimbabwe, Match Preview, Match Details, Pitch Report, Match Prediction, 2nd Test


Match Preview

Zimbabwe and West Indies are going to face off in the 2nd Test at Bulawayo on Sunday.

Moreover, the first Test ended in a draw between the two sides. For the Windies, Kraigg Brathwaite and Tagenarine Chanderpaul played well in the first Test and Gary Ballance helped Zimbabwe get to a draw.

Furthermore, the second match between these two sides will be a high-scoring one yet again and both teams will look to one-up each other.

Match Details

Match: West Indies vs Zimbabwe, 2nd Test

Venue: Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo

Date: 12th February 2023

Time: 2:00 PM IST

Pitch Report

The pitch at Bulawayo will assist spinners more than pacers. We can expect another high-scoring game at this venue. However, batting on this pitch will become difficult as the game progresses. Also, team winning the toss will look to score big.

Full squad for West Indies vs Zimbabwe

West Indies:

Jermaine Blackwood, Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Kyle Mayers, Nkrumah Bonner, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Jason Holder, Raymon Reifer, Roston Chase, Devon Thomas (wk), Joshua Da Silva (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Jomel Warrican, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel


Craig Ervine (c), Gary Ballance, Innocent Kaia, Kudzai Maunze, Milton Shumba, Tanunurwa Makoni, Brad Evans, Brandon Mavuta, Chamu Chibhabha, Joylord Gumbie (wk), Tafadzwa Tsiga (wk), Donald Tiripano, Richard Ngarava, Tanaka Chivanga, Victor Nyauchi, Wellington Masakadza

Probable Playing XI for West Indies vs Zimbabwe

West Indies:

Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Raymon Reifer, Jermaine Blackwood, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Kemar Roach


Innocent Kaia, Tanunurwa Makoni, Chamu Chibhabha, Craig Ervine (c), Gary Ballance, Tafadzwa Tsiga (wk), Brandon Mavuta, Wellington Masakadza, Brad Evans, Victor Nyauchi, Richard Ngarava

Predicted Winner

Looking at the team combinations, West Indies will come out as winners of this match. Moreover, they have been good in the first Test.

Furthermore, Zimbabwe will start this match as underdogs but will not be able to win.

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