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Indian Test and ODI Teams announced for West Indies Tour

BCCI announced the Indian test team and ODI team for the upcoming west indies tour. The India tour of the West Indies is scheduled to start from 11th July.

Harsh Chopra
Last updated: 24.06.2023
Indian Test and ODI Teams announced for West Indies Tour

The Indian team for the next tour of West Indies has been announced. There will be all 3 formats played in the tour and the teams for 2 of those formats have been announced. Although the T20I team has yet to be announced. This team has some big Talking points and the reaction on social media has been far from ideal.

So, let’s look at the Test and the ODI Team for the West Indies tour slated to start from 11th July


Indian Test Team for West Indies Tour

Rohit Sharma – Captain

 

BATTERS

Shubman Gill

Ruturaj Gaekwad

Yashasvi Jaiswal

Virat Kohli

Ajinkya Rahane

 

WICKET KEEPERS

KS Bharat

Ishan Kishan


ALL ROUNDERS

Ravichandran Ashwin

Ravindra Jadeja

Shardul Thakur

Axar Patel

 

FAST BOWLERS

Mohammad Siraj

Mukesh Kumar

Jaydev Unadkat

Navdeep Saini

 

Talking points from the Test Team


1) Cheteshwar Pujara has been dropped from the test team and it looks like it is the end of his test career.


2) Young batters like Ruturaj Gaekwad and Yashasvi Jaiswal have been selected and they will be groomed for the number 3 spot.


3) Sarfaraz Khan and Abhimanyu Easwaran have again been overlooked and this has angered the fans the most.


4) Mohammad Shami has been rested and Mukesh Kumar and Navdeep Saini have been given the chance in the team.


Indian ODI Team for West Indies Tour


Rohit Sharma – Captain

 

BATTERS

Shubman Gill

Ruturaj Gaekwad

Virat Kohli

Surya Kumar Yadav

 

WICKET KEEPERS

Sanju Samson

Ishan Kishan

 

ALL ROUNDERS

Hardik Pandya

Shardul Thakur

Ravindra Jadeja

Axar Patel

 

SPINNERS

Yuzvendra Chahal

Kuldeep Yadav


FAST BOWLERS

Jaydev Unadkat

Mohammad Siraj

Mukesh Kumar

Umran Malik

 

Talking points from the ODI Team


1) It looks like Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill will open for India till the World Cup later this year.


2) A lot of young batters have been given the chance such as Ruturaj Gaekwad, Ishan Kishan who are unlikely to play in the World Cup.


3) Surya Kumar Yadav has been given a bigger responsibility and Mohammad Siraj is the leader of this Bowling attack.


4) The team is filled with quality spinners be it left arm spin or two wrist spinners as Jadeja, Axar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav are all in the team.

 

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