India vs West Indies: Ishan Kishan added to ODI squad – REPORT

Updated on: Feb 3, 2022 11:57 pm IST

  • IND vs WI 2022

    The spread of covid cases have disturbed the teams for the past 1 year after the normal cricketing action has begun in almost all the countries. The latest happening around the international cricket is the 7 members of the Indian team, including players and staff members testing positive. They are all set for playing the limited overs series against West Indies at Ahmedabad starting February 6.

    IND vs WI: Ishan Kishan Added to India’s Squad for ODI series

    The swasbuckling batsmen Ishan Kishan has been floated in the Indian ODI squad to face West Indies team in the home soil. He will be filling the place of Shikhar Dhawan and Ruturaj Gaikwad, who will be unavailable due to positive results. While KL Rahul also remaining unavailable, he is expected to feature from the 1st ODI itself.

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    Expected Batting Order for India in 1st ODI

    Rohit Sharma(c), Mayank Agarwal, Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(wk), Washington Sundar, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna

    Team India is likely to open with Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan, due to left-right combination. Then, Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, and Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant will be the next batsmen in the line up. The 7th position will be a toss up between Deepak Hooda and Washington Sundar, with the latter more likely to play due to his abilities with ball.

    2 Batsmen To Watch Out in West Indies ODI Team

    1. Shamarh Brooks

    The top order batsman has been impressive to provide a stable platform for the middle order with his fine ball striking capabilities. He has scored 137 runs in 3 ODI matches, and has accumulated runs at an average of 30.83 in List A  Cricket.

    Matches Runs Average
    ODI 3 137 45.66
    List A 43 1110 30.83


    Related: Possible West Indies Playing 11 for 1st ODI

    2. Brandon King

    The batsman with fine flair and elegance was terrific in the recently completed T20I series against England and will hope to take confidence into this series. In 4 ODIs, he has 97 runs, and registered 743 runs to his name in List A circuit.

    Matches Runs Average
    ODI 4 97 24.25
    List A 32 743 24


    Related: India vs Sri Lanka 2022 Schedule Announced-REPORTS


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