port of Spain. After defeating the Caribbean team in the ODI series, the Indian team is ready to do two hands with the hosts in the T20 series as well. Regular captain Rohit Sharma has also joined the team for the T20 series. As soon as he joined the team, he was seen practicing fiercely in the field for the first match. During this, he also made many great pull shots in the net practice according to his habit, seeing which everyone present there was mesmerized. A video of this net practice of Captain Sharma has also been shared by BCCI from its official Twitter account. While sharing this video, the board has written, ‘Team India captain Rohit Sharma warmed up in the nets before the first T20 match.’
Let us tell you that Rohit Sharma was rested for the recently concluded three-match ODI series against West Indies. In Sharma’s absence, the Indian team was led by the 36-year-old veteran batsman Shikhar Dhawan. Under the leadership of Dhawan, the Indian team performed well, defeating the hosts in every match and won the series 3-0.
Dhawan’s performance during the ODI series was excellent. Although he has not been included in the list of potential players for the T20 series, he has returned home. The Indian squad for the T20 series against West Indies is as follows-
Indian team: Rohit Sharma (captain), Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Shreyas Iyer, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan Harshal Patel and Arshdeep Singh.
Here is the schedule of the T20 series:
1st T20 – July 29 (Trinidad)
Second T20- 01 August (St Kitts)
3rd T20 – 02 August (St Kitts)
4th T20 – 06 August Lauderhill, Florida
5th T20 – 07 August Lauderhill, Florida
The Caribbean squad for the T20 series against India is as follows:
Nicholas Pooran (Captain), Rovman Powell (Vice-Captain), Shamrah Brooks, Dominic Drake, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akil Hossain, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Meyers, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Odeon Smith, Devon Thomas and Hayden Walsh Jr.
FIRST PUBLISHED : July 29, 2022, 16:21 IST