Team India departs for West Indies, coach Dravid seen in captain Dhawan’s reel
- Three ODI matches will be played between India and West Indies
- Shikhar Dhawan will captain
- Senior players have been given rest in ODI series
After the end of the tour of England, the Indian team has reached the West Indies for their next mission. After winning the T20 and then the ODI series against England, the Indian players have now reached Port of Spain to face the Caribbean challenge. India have to play a total of eight-match limited overs series against West Indies, starting on July 22. Team India will first play a three-match ODI series here and after that a five-match T20 series will also be played between the two teams.
India’s regular captain Rohit Sharma has been rested in the ODI series and Shikhar Dhawan has been given the command of the team in his place. On the other hand, Ravindra Jadeja will be the vice-captain in this series. Many senior players of the Indian team have been rested in the ODI series, including the names of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya. All the matches of the ODI series will be played in Port of Spain and for this Team India has reached here under the leadership of coach Rahul Dravid and captain Shikhar Dhawan.
Shikhar Dhawan also made a reel and shared it on his Instagram while getting off the plane. In this, coach Rahul Dravid, Ravindra Jadeja, Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammad Siraj and Shreyer Iyer were seen having fun with him.
Apart from these, Shardul Thakur shared his pictures with Chahal and Shubman on his Twitter account with Ishaan. Team’s batting coach Vikram Rathor and Suryakumar Yadav were also seen in a picture.
Let us tell you that the Indian team will play the first three-match ODI series on the West Indies tour from July 22 to August 7 and then go on to play a five-match T20 series. The three matches of the ODI series will be played on 22, 24 and 27 July at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain.
Indian team for ODI series
Shikhar Dhawan (capt), Ravindra Jadeja (vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan , Famous Krishna, Mohammad Siraj, Arshdeep Singh.
Indian squad for T20 series against West Indies
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul*, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav*, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh
The final selection of KL Rahul and Kuldeep Yadav will depend on their fitness.