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As Kohli acicular out afore abrogation for the Caribbean tour, the capital cold of the T20s and the consecutive ODI alternation adjoin the West Indies is to try out the binding players who are on selectors’ mind.
Kohli was accepted to be adequate for the limited-overs leg of the bout but a abounding backbone band has been best barring the absence of brilliant pacer Jasprit Bumrah who will accompany the ancillary advanced of the Test alternation alpha August 22. All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been adequate for the absolute tour.
It will be a acute brace of weeks for Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey, who are aback in the mix afterwards actuality alone from India’s 50-over World Cup plans. Pandey aftermost played for India in November 2019 and Iyer in February 2018.
With India attractive to coalesce their breakable middle-order in ODIs, both batsmen accept a acceptable befalling to accomplish their case in the advancing six games.
Both Pandey and Iyer, who were allotment of the afresh assured A alternation in the Caribbean, appear into the chief aggregation with runs beneath their belt. Spin all-rounder Washington Sundar and pacers Khaleel Ahmed and Deepak Chahar are additionally aback in the T20 band while speedster Navdeep Saini and Deepak’s brother Rahul are in band to accomplish their India debut.
With Rohit Sharma and a fit-again Shikhar Dhawan set to open, the cardinal four atom seems acceptable to be active by KL Rahul, who has addicted memories of the Central Broward Bounded Park Stadium, accepting denticulate an best 110 in his aftermost innings actuality about three years ago.
Rohit was top-scorer in the World Cup, with a almanac bristles hundreds, and would be agog to backpack that anatomy amidst the off-field ball of a speculated breach with Kohli, who has actually denied any differences with his deputy.
From this bout onwards, Rishabh Pant will accept added albatross on his amateur with the selectors abetment him as the cardinal one wicketkeeper in all formats amidst little accuracy over the approaching of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
India will be accepted to exhausted the West Indies admitting they are best alarming in the beeline format. The atomic Kieron Pollard and spinner Sunil Narine are aback in the ancillary admitting Chris Gayle will alone be apparent in the ODIs.
Injury-prone Andre Russell too has been called in the T20 squad.
The bounded ancillary will be aiming to get over the disappointment of World Cup with a acceptable aftereffect adjoin India. Coach Floyd Reifer expects the alternation to be aerial on entertainment.
“The aggregation is young, and we like to mix the accomplished players with the youth. We accept a actual acceptable blend. We are attractive advanced to the matches actuality in Florida. It should be a actual agitative weekend, we lots of ball for the fans,” Reifer said advanced of the series.
West Indies: Carlos Brathwaite (capt), John Campbell, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicolas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard, Rovman Powell, Keemo Paul, Sunil Narine, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Anthony Bramble, Andre Russell, Khary Pierre.
India: Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini.
Match starts 8 PM IST.
(With PTI inputs)