IND vs WI Squad Announced for Team India. Check Details
Updated on: Jan 31, 2022 11:33 am IST
IND vs WI squad: In the latest news development, West Indies have announced a 15-member squad for the upcoming three-match ODI series against India. West Indies are scheduled to tour India next month to play 3 ODIs and 3 T20I matches starting with the opening ODI game on 6 February, 2022 in Ahmedabad. Cricket West Indies (CWI) are scheduled to announced the T20I squad on Friday (28 January).
IND vs WI Squad Announced for Team India
The big news is that the visiting West Indies team have recalled the trio of Kemar Roach, Brandon King and Nkrumah Bonner for the upcoming 3 ODI matches against India. Windies senior pacer Kemar Roach has taken a total of 124 wickets from 92 ODIs and he last played the 50-overs format for the national team in August 2019 against India. On the other hand, Bonner last played ODIs in January 2021 while King represented West Indies side during the Ireland 50-overs matches in 2019-20.
West Indies ODI squad
Kieron Pollard (captain), Fabian Allen, Nkrumah Bonner, Darren Bravo, Shamarh Brooks, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Nicholas Pooran, Kemar Roach, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh Jr.
“Kemar Roach is one of our leading fast bowlers and we believe we need bowlers upfront to get early wicket, and Kemar, with an economy rate of five, is certainly good enough to play. Over the last few years, Nkrumah Bonner’s cricket has come on leaps and bounds and we believe he should be given an opportunity to play in the 50-over format,” Lead Selector, Desmond Haynes, said
“We want to have competition for places. We want to reach a stage where we have a lot of players fighting for positions. We want to broaden the pool of players we have to choose from. The team we have selected is a very good side and we are looking at this tour as part of the preparations for the World Cup in India in 2023,” he added.
India vs West Indies Start Date
The first ODI between India and West Indies is scheduled to begin on 6 February in Ahmedabad while the final two ODI matches will take place on 9 and 11 February respectively. On the other hand, the three-match T20I series will start on 16 February in Kolkata while the final T20I match of the home series will be held on 20 February. All the three ODI matches will take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad while the three-match T20I series will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
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