- The Indian team has to play three T20s, three ODIs and two Test matches on the West Indies tour
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni with full tour, while Jaspreet Bumrah was rested from one-day and T-20
Jul 21, 2019, 10:28 PM IST
Sports desk The Indian team was announced on Sunday for the West Indies tour. This is the team's first tour after the World Cup. Virat Kohli has been named Captain and Rohit Sharma as vice-captain. Mahendra Singh Dhoni's entire tour, while Jaspreet Bumrah was rested from ODIs and T20s. The Indian team has to play three T20, three ODIs and two Test matches on tour.
Rishabh Pant was chosen as the wicketkeeper in all format for the Windies Tour. Rahul Chahar and Navdeep Saini will be new faces in the team. Rahul got a chance in T20 with his brother Deepak Chahar Wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik did not get any chance in any format, while Riddhman Saha got a place in the Test team.
Teams for the West Indies tour
|Virat Kohli (captain)||Virat Kohli (captain)||Virat Kohli (captain)|
|Rohit Sharma (vice-captain)||Rohit Sharma (vice-captain)||Rohit Sharma (vice-captain)|
|Mayank Agarwal||Shikhar Dhawan||Shikhar Dhawan|
|KL Rahul||KL Rahul||KL Rahul|
|Cheteshwar Pujara||Shreyas Iyer||Shreyas Iyer|
|Ajinkya Rahane||Manish Pandey||Manish Pandey|
|Hanuma Vihari||Rishabh Pant||Rishabh Pant|
|Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper)||Ravindra Jadeja||Koodal Pandya|
|Riddhiman Saha||Kuldeep Yadav||Ravindra Jadeja|
|R Ashwin||Yuveswendra Chahal||Washington beautiful|
|R Jadeja||Kedar Jadhav||Rahul Chahar|
|Kuldeep Yadav||Mo. Shami||Bhubaneswar Kumar|
|Ishant Sharma||Bhubaneswar Kumar||Khalil Ahmad|
|Mo. Shami||Khalil Ahmad||Deepak Chahar|
|Jaspreet Bumrah||Navdeep Saini||Navdeep Saini|
Keeping the T-20 World Cup in mind, chose the team
BCCI's chief selector MSK Prasad said, on not being included in the team, "he was not available for this tour." We have selected the team keeping in view the preparations for the T-20 World Cup. We want to give Pant more opportunities. At the moment, we have this plan. "On Saturday, the BCCI had said that Dhoni himself did not want to be included in the tour. They will give the Indian Army the next two months.
'Rayudu was not picked for the World Cup due to fitness'
When Prasad did not choose Rayudu's World Cup, he said, "We selected Rayudu in the ODI World Cup on the basis of T20 performance. There was a lot of criticism for this, but we had some thoughts about them. After that they failed in the necessary fitness test. That's why he was not picked in the team. "
Full schedule of tour
The first match will be played on August 3 at the Torch Ground in Broward Regional Park Stadium in Florida.
Second match: On 4 August will be played on this field.
Third match: August 6 will be played in Providence Stadium Guyana (West Indies).
The first match will be played at Guyana's Providence Stadium on August 8.
Second match: On August 11, the Port of Spain (Trinidad) will be played at Queen's Park Oval.
Third match: will be played on 14 August at the Queen's Park Oval of Port of Spain (Trinidad).
First Test: Between 22 and 26 August, Antigua will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
Second Test: From August 30 to September 3, Kingston will be playing at Sabina Park in Jamaica.
(note: All ODIs and Test matches will be held at 7 pm according to Indian time, while all T20 matches will start from 8.00 pm.)