new Delhi: The selection committee headed by MSK Prasad could give some new faces to the Indian cricket team for the upcoming West Indies tour starting on August 3. The team selection for the West Indies tour will be held on July 19. After losing the ICC World Cup semi-finals, the Indian team will now tour the United States and West Indies. The Indian team will play three T20 and three-match ODI series against West Indies from August 3 to 14.
The Indian team will then play two Test matches in Antigua and Jamaica in the West Indies. Captain Virat Kohli, fast bowler Jaspreet Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar can be rested from this tour. Apart from this, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is also expected to be rested. There is a rumor about Dhoni that he can now retire. MS Dhoni or Captain Virat Kohli and the BCCI have not yet ratified any official confirmation regarding this.
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The new faces that can get the opportunity to tour the West Indies tour include Deepak Chahar, Khalil Ahmad, Navdeep Saini and Aureesh Khan. Chahar had taken 22 wickets in 17 matches this time. Khalil had 19 wickets in the account. In spinners Rahul Chahar, Mayank Markandey and Shreyas Gopal can also find their place in the Indian team.
Shubhaman Gill and Shreyas Iyer can get the chance in batting. Gill scored 296 runs in the IPL. The Test series will start on August 22, which is part of the World Test Championship and also the beginning of the World Test Championship. Kohli and Bumrah are expected to return to the Test.