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| On Jul 22, 2022 6:58 PM IST

IND vs WI: Why is Ravindra Jadeja Not Playing Today? Who is India Vice Captain?

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Ravindra Jadeja IND vs WI 1st ODI: In a massive breaking news update, India’s premier all-rounder and vice-captain Ravindra Jadeja is missing out for the opening ODI encounter against West Indies scheduled to take place at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Team India is scheduled to lock horns with West Indies in a three-match ODI series followed by as many as five T20I games.

IND vs WI: Why is Ravindra Jadeja Not Playing Today? Who is India Vice Captain?

Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan revealed at the toss that vice-captain Ravindra Jadeja misses out for the opening ODI game against West Indies due to a knee injury. Incidentally, Jadeja was reported to have sustained a niggle on his left knee just before the start of the ODI series and the medical team is still assessing the extent of seriousness of his injury. He was part of the India playing 11 for the final two T20Is and three ODI matches against England. The Men in Blue have appointed Shreyas Iyer as the vice-captain in the absence of Ravindra Jadeja.

India vs West Indies: Confirmed India Playing 11

Left-arm spinner Axar Patel has been included in the India playing XI as the like-for-like replacement due to Jadeja’s unavailability. On the other hand, Mohammed Siraj is the third frontline pacer for the visitors ahead of Avesh Khan and Arshdeep Singh.

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1. Shikhar Dhawan (C)
2. Shubman Gill
3. Shreyas Iyer
4. Suryakumar Yadav
5. Deepak Hooda
6. Sanju Samson (wk)
7. Axar Patel
8. Shardul Thakur
9. Prasidh Krishna
10. Yuzvendra Chahal
11. Mohammed Siraj

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West Indies vs India Schedule

Date Format Match Time Venue
22 July, 2022 1st ODI West Indies vs India 7 PM IST Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
24 July, 2022 2nd ODI West Indies vs India 7 PM IST Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
27 July, 2022 3rd ODI West Indies vs India 7 PM IST Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad
29 July, 2022 1st T20I West Indies vs India 8 PM IST Brian Lara Stadium, Tarouba, Trinidad
1 August, 2022 2nd T20I West Indies vs India 8 PM IST Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
2 August, 2022 3rd T20I West Indies vs India 8 PM IST Warner Park, Basseterre, St Kitts
6 August, 2022 4th T20I West Indies vs India 8 PM IST Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida
7 August, 2022 5th T20I West Indies vs India 8 PM IST Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida

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