India will play three T20s, three ODIs and two Tests against the West Indies. India tour begins with the first T-20 in Florida on August 3. The two tests will then begin on the 22nd of August.
At a glance
1. Virat Kohli is all set for this entire tour and will captain India in all three editions. 2. MS Dhoni does not live in this tour.
3. India will play three T20s, three ODIs and two Tests against the West Indies from August 3 to 30.
Last Sunday, the select committee of BCCI, led by MSK Prasad, announced a team of three editions of India, ODI Twenty20 and Test, for the tour against the West Indies, which will begin on August 13th.
Rohit Sharma has been included in the Test squad. On the other hand, Jasprit Bumrah and all-rounder Hardik Pandya have been rested.
At first it was thought that Virat Kohli would be resting himself on this tour. But the 30-year-old batsman decided to play in all three versions. So Virat Kohli will captain the Indian team in all three editions and he is all set to play.
With Kohli and Rohit, Rishabh Pant approaches the ODIs, T20s and the Test squad.
After more than a year, Wriddhiman Saha will rejoin the Test squad. Saha played his first Test in Cape Town against South Africa, in January 2018. But later, he was sidelined from the entire series with a sore throat. Then he had to undergo surgery in August.
Whole audience from the world will miss Dhoni’s game as the former captain has removed himself from playing for the next two months. Rich, a respected lieutenant colonel, will join the Army of the Parachute Regiment. He announced this at the beginning of the Cricket World Cup 2019.
Jasprit Bumrah has rested against the Windies in this Limited Edition.
Indian team for two Tests: Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, C Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Esv Patha (wicketkeeper), Wriddhiman Saha (wicketkeeper). , Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Sami, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav
India team for 3 ODIs: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Esv Pant (wicket keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Kedar Yadav, Mohammad Sami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khalil Ahmed, Navdeep Saini
India team for 3 T20s: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicket keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khalil Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini
West Indies tour will be a litmus test for coach Ravi Shastri. Because of a bad performance against New Zealand in the semifinals, his coaching is under review. So the tour of the West Indies will determine his destiny.