India vs West Indies 1st, WI Squad:
For the 2-match Test series against India starting from 12th July, Cricket West Indies has announced its 13-member squad for the first Test. In this Test match to be held on the ground of Dominica, where Craig Brathwaite will be seen handling the command of the Windies team. At the same time, after the year 2021, all-rounder player Rahkeem Cornwall has also got a place in the team.
Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph, part of the Windies team in the World Cup qualifiers, have also got a place in the team. Apart from this, 2 uncapped players Kirk McKenzie and Alyque Athanaj have also got a place in the team, who recently performed well for the A team that toured Bangladesh. Both these players are expected to debut in the first test.
Here’s the 13-member West Indies squad for the first Test
Kraigg Brathwaite (captain), Jermaine Blackwood (vice-captain), Alick Athanaj, Tejnarine Chanderpaul, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua De Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Kirk McKenzie, Raymon Reifer, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican.
reserve player Tevin Imlech and Akeem Jordan.
Indian team leaves for Dominica from Barbados
Team India, which arrived 10 days in advance to prepare for the Windies tour, after completing training in Barbados, has now left for Dominica to play the first Test match. On this tour, Team India has to play 3 ODIs and 5 T20 matches apart from the 2-match Test series. The ODI series will begin on July 27, while the first match of the T20 series will be played on August 3. Young left-handed player Yashasvi Jaiswal’s debut in the first Test match for Team India is believed to be fixed.
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