India vs West Indies 1st Test: Playing XI, Full Squads, When & Where To Watch

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    India vs West Indies 1st Test

    After the disappointing loss in the finals of the World Test Championship (WTC) finals at the hands of Australia, Team India will be shifting their focus to the upcoming India vs West Indies month-long tour.

    India will be touring West Indies for 2 Tests, 5 T20Is and 3 ODIs and would be hoping to have a clean-sweep and raise their confidence levels ahead of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 at home.

    Rohit Sharma will be leading in the Tests and ODIs and Hardik Pandya will be donning the captain’s hat in the 5-match T20I series. There was a huge uproar on social media as Rinku Singh wasn’t given his maiden call-up to the national team.

    The selectors preferred Mumbai Indians (MI) batter Tilak Verma ahead of star finisher of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Rinku Singh. India vs West Indies tour will kick-start from 12th July 2023 with the 1st Test match.

    India are the number 1 ranked Test side in the world. On the other hand, West Indies are in the 8th position and have a lot of catching up to do.

    In this article, we take a look at the playing XI, squads and the live streaming details of the 1st Test:

    When will the 1st Test match between India and West Indies take place?

    The 1st India vs West Indies Test match is slated to begin from 12th July 2023. It will be taking place at the Windsor Park Dominica stadium in Dominica.

    Predicted Playing XI

    India

    Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ishan Kishan/KS Bharat, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammad Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur/Mukesh Kumar

    West Indies

    Kraigg Brathwaite (c), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Raymon Reifer, Jermaine Blackwood, Roston Chase, Kyle Mayers, Joshua Da Silva, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, Gudakesh Motie

    Full Squads of India vs West Indies

    India

     Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KS Bharat (wicket-keeper), Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Axar Patel, Mohd. Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Navdeep Saini. 

    West Indies

    Kraigg Brathwaite (captain), Alick Athanaze, Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua Da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Kavem Hodge, Akeem Jordan, Jair McAllister, Kirk McKenzie, Marquino Mindley, Anderson Phillip, Raymon Reifer, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Jomel Warrican.

    Where to watch the 1st Test between India vs West Indies live on television in India?

    The 1st Test between India and West Indies will be telecasted live on the DD Sports channel in India.

    Where to watch the live streaming of the 1st Test between India vs West Indies in India?

    The live streaming of the 1st Test between India and West Indies will be done on the FanCode and JioCinema applications in India.

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