Team India has a chance to prepare for the World Cup in West Indies, schedule released


Hello…Welcome to the Weekly Sports Bulletin of News18 Hindi Podcast. I am with you Naveen Srivastava. India’s Test and ODI team for West Indies tour has been announced. The captaincy of the team has been handed over to Rohit Sharma. Hardik Pandya has been made the vice-captain for the ODI team and Ajinkya Rahane for the Test team. The selectors have not yet selected the team for the three-match T20 series against the West Indies. Such speculations are being made that there can be major changes in the T20 team. Players like Yashasvi-Rituraj, Jitesh Sharma and Rinku Singh can get a chance in the team.

India’s next World Test Championship will also start from the Windies tour. Through this series, Team India will also have a good opportunity to prepare for the ODI World Cup. The first Test between the two teams will be played from July 12 and the second Test from July 20. After this ODI and T20 series will be played.

Indian Test squad: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Rituraj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KS Bharat (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Navdeep Saini.

Indian ODI squad: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Rituraj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya (VC), Shardul Thakur, R Jadeja, Akshar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik and Mukesh Kumar.

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