The BCCI on Wednesday announced India’s ODI and T20I series against West Indies starting February 6. The tour comprises three one dayers and three T20Is.
New white ball skipper Rohit Sharma has returned to the side after missing the tour of South Africa due to injury.
Ravi Bishnoi and hard-hitting all-rounder Deepak Hooda have received their maiden call-ups.
Vice Captain KL Rahul will miss the opening ODI fixture due to personal reasons, but will be available for the remaining matches.
The likes of Mohammed Siraj, Avesh Khan and Prasidh Krishna will be leading the attack along with Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur. Ace bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami have been rested for the series.
Left arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav who was out of action due to knee injury returns to the squad.
Mayank Agarwal has been added to the India’s ODI squad for the home series against West Indies after seven members of Team India tested positive.
India ODI squad-
Rohit Sharma (Capt), KL Rahul (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna & Avesh Khan
Shahrukh Khan and R Sai Kishore have been named as standbys for the upcoming T20I series against West Indies, starting February 16 in Kolkata.
KL Rahul and left arm spinner Axar Patel have been ruled out of three-match T20I series against West Indies to be played in Kolkata from February 16 to 20.
The selectors have named Ruturaj Gaikwad and Deepak Hooda as their replacements
India T20I Squad
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Mohd. Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Ruturaj Gaikwad & Deepak Hooda.
Shahrukh Khan & R Sai Kishore.