Mumbai: Team India has been announced for the West Indies tour. Shikhar Dhavan has been made the captain of Team India for this tour, while Ravindra Jadeja has been made the vice captain. After the T20 and ODI series in England, India will travel to the West Indies, where they will play three ODIs. Team India has been announced by BCCI on Wednesday. In which senior players like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Jaspreet Bumrah have been rested.
Team India for ODI series against West Indies
Shikhar Dhawan (Capt.), Ravindra Jadeja (Vice-Capt.), Rituraj Gaekwad, Shubhaman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (WK), Sanju Samson (WK), Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Patel Avesh Khan, Famous Krishna, Mohammad Siraj, Arshdeep Singh
The senior players will also rest in the T20 against England
The team that has played in two T20s against Ireland will be retained in the first T20I and then from the second T20I all the star players Rohit, Virat, Bumrah, Pant and Jadeja will return to the team. If Rohit Sharma is fit, he will play in the second T20. The BCCI said that once all these senior players rest, they will be part of the regular White Ball cricket team, but most of the players in the series against Ireland will remain with the team till the end of the T20 series. Now the BCCI has also announced to rest senior players for the West Indies tour and has decided to send a young team led by Shikhar Dhawan.
Shameful defeat in the Test against England
Notably, India suffered a humiliating defeat in the Edgbaston Test match against England. Despite a huge 416 in the first innings, India lost. With the help of Joe Root and Bairstow’s century, England easily won the Test match by 7 wickets. The Indian team is getting a lot of criticism for losing the winning match.