Team India’s captain Rohit Sharma and co have reached Trinidad for the five-match T20 International series against West Indies which is starting from July 29. Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik also reached Trinidad along with Rohit. Apart from this, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Kuldeep Yadav have also joined Team India. All these players were not part of the One Day International series and will now play in the T20 International series.
In the absence of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan has taken charge of the ODI team. India have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the ODI series, while the last match of the series is to be played today. Virat Kohli is still not associated with the team, he has also been rested from the T20 series.
IND vs WI T20 Series Full Schedule
1st T20I match, 29 July, Brian Lara Stadium, Taurouba, Trinidad
2nd T20I, August 1, Warner Park, Bastere, St Kitts
3rd T20 International, August 2, Warner Park, Bastere, St Kitts
4th T20I, August 6, Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Florida
Fifth T20 International, August 7, Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Florida
(All matches start from 8 PM IST)
IND Squad for T20 Series
Rohit Sharma (captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.