The 1st T20I of the three-match series between India and the West Indies, which was scheduled to be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on December 6, 2019, has now been shifted to the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium will now be hosting the T20I series opener between the two teams.
The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai will host the 3rd and final T20I on December 11. India announced the squad for the home series against the West Indies on November 21 which saw Virat Kohli returning to India’s T20I side after skipping the series against Bangladesh.
Fast bowlers Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar also returned to the T20I as well as ODI squads.
The leg-spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav also feature in both the squads. While Chahal was part of the last T20I series that India played against Bangladesh, china-man Kuldeep Yadav will be making a comeback into the limited-overs side. Surprisingly, the young all-rounder Shivam Dube has also been seen receiving his maiden call-up in the ODI squad.
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India squad for the T20I series against West Indies:
Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Washington Sundar.
India squad for the ODI series against West Indies:
Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant, Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
India vs West Indies T20I series schedule
- 6 December 2019 – First T20I, Hyderabad
- 8 December 2019 – Second T20I, Thiruvananthapuram
- 11 December 2019 – Third T20I, Mumbai
India vs West Indies ODI series schedule
- 15 December 2019 – First ODI, Chennai
- 18 December 2019 – Second ODI, Visakhapatnam
- 22 December 2019 – Third ODI, Cuttack