India vs West Indies 2018: West Indies Announce Squad For ODI and T20I Series
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India vs West Indies 2018: West Indies Announce Squad For ODI and T20I Series

West Indies, Bangladesh
West Indies, Bangladesh (Credits: Twitter)

West Indies, on Monday (October 8), announced their squads for the upcoming five-match One-Day International series and three-match T20 International series against India. Allrounder Andre Russell is not a part of the West Indies squad for the ODIs due to injury.

Fast-bowler Alzarri Joseph, who was dropped from the Test team due to an injury, will undergo a fitness test before taking the flight for India.

As expected, Chris Gayle is not a part of the West Indies squad. The veteran batsman, who is currently playing in Afghanistan Premier League and will play T10 league after that,  made himself unavailable for selection for the India and Bangladesh tours.

India vs West Indies 2018: West Indies Announce Squad For ODI and T20I Series
Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo have made it to the T20I squad (Credits: BCCI)

The Caribbean outfit has named three uncapped players – Chandrapaul Hemraj, allrounder Fabian Allen and pacer Oshane Thomas fort the ODIs. Allen and Thomas are a part of the T20 squad too.

Opening batsman Evin Lewis, who had turned down a central white-ball contract last week, features in both squads.

On the other hand, Darren Bravo is set to play for West Indies for the first time in two years while allrounder Kieron Pollard will don the national jersey for the first time in a year. Both the players have been named in the T20 squad after their impressive outings in the CPL.

India vs West Indies 2018: West Indies Announce Squad For ODI and T20I Series
West Indies will play five ODIs and three T20Is in India (Credits: CWI)

After the Tests, the ODIs will get underway from October 21. Guwahati will host the series-opener before the two teams will take on each other at Indore (October 24), Pune (October 27), Mumbai (October 29) and Thiruvananthapuram (November 1).

The T20Is will be held in Kolkata (November 4), Lucknow (November 6) and Chennai (November 11).

West Indies squad for ODIs:

Jason Holder (c), Fabian Allen, Sunil Ambris, D. Bishoo, Chanderpaul Hemraj, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell, Kemar Roach, Marlon Samuels, Oshane Thomas

West Indies squad for T20Is:

Carlos Brathwaite (Captain), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Obed McCoy, Ashley Nurse, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Kieron Pollard, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford, Oshane Thomas

India vs West Indies 2018 Full Schedule:

West Indies Tour of India 2018, Test Matches:

First Test – October 4-8, Rajkot

Second Test – October 12-16, Hyderabad

West Indies Tour of India 2018, ODI Matches:

First ODI – October 21, Guwahati

Second ODI – October 24, Indore

Third ODI – October 27, Pune

Fourth ODI – October 29, Mumbai

Fifth ODI – November 1, Thiruvananthapuram

West Indies Tour of India 2018, T20 Matches:

First T20 – November 4, Kolkata

Second T20 – November 6, Lucknow

Third T20 – November 11, Chennai.

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