- T20 series will be played between India and West Indies
- There will be five matches between the two teams
- India clean sweep 3-0 in ODI series
West Indies Squad: The T20 series between India and West Indies is starting from today (July 29). During this, a total of five matches will be played between the two teams. The West Indies Cricket Board has announced a 16-member squad for the series on Thursday. In this, Nicholas Pooran has been given the command of the team, while Rovman Powell has been made the vice-captain. Explosive batsman Shimron Hetmyer has returned to the team after eight months. While many star players including Sheldon Cottrell have not got the chance.
Significantly, West Indies suffered a 3-0 defeat in the three-match ODI series against India. In such a situation, his eyes will be on ending the losing streak against India. However, it will not be so easy for him as many star players, including India’s regular captain Rohit Sharma, are returning in the T20 series.
Talking about the T20 series, its matches will be played at different venues. One match will be played at Brian Lara Stadium, two matches in St. Kitts and the last two matches will be played in Florida. T20 matches will start at 8 pm.
When and where will the competitions take place
|29 July||Friday||1st T20||Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad and Tobago||8 pm|
|August 1||monday||2nd T20||Warner Park, St Kitts||8 pm|
|August 2||Tuesday||3rd T20||Warner Park, St Kitts||8 pm|
|6 august||Saturday||4th T20||Lauderhill, Florida||8 pm|
|7 august||sunday||fifth t20||Lauderhill, Florida||8 pm|
West Indies 16-man squad
Nicholas Pooran (capt), Rovman Powell (vice captain), Shamrah Brooks, Dominic Drakes, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akil Hossain, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Myers, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Odeon Smith, Devon Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr.
Indian squad for T20 series
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
* It is difficult for KL Rahul to play in the series while Kuldeep Yadav’s play is dependent on his fitness.
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