India to face West Indies in 1st T20I today


Kolkata: The Indian team led by Rohit Sharma will be up against West Indies in the first T20I of the three-match series at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.

Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni have been left out of India’s T20I squad for the home series against West Indies.

The West Indies were thrashed by 1-3 in the five-match ODI series. The visitors suffered a humiliating nine-wicket loss in the final ODI held in Thiruvananthapuram.

Indian team for the T20 squad: Rohit Sharma (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Windies squad: Carlos Brathwaite(c), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Keemo Paul, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin, Sherfane Rutherford, Oshane Thomas, Khary Pierre, Obed McCoy, Rovman Powell, Nicholas Pooran.

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