New Delhi, November 21: Virat Kohli returned as regular captain, while Rohit Sharma, despite speculations that he might be rested, was named as the deputy captain as India named a full-fledged squad for the limited-overs series against West Indies, starting December 06, 2019. Kohli, who was rested for the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh, was named the captain for both the ODI and T20I series while Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal also made their comebacks into the Indian squad. India vs West Indies Series 2019 Schedule For Free PDF Download Online: Full-Time Table With Date & T20Is and ODIs Match Time In IST, Fixtures and Venue Details.
The Kuldeep-Chahal duo, who were sparingly used together following the 2019 World Cup heartbreak, were once again back as India's premier spinning duo while Shivam Dube also earned his maiden ODI call-up. Bhuvneshwar Kumar also made his return into the Indian national team after being out of the Indian team from entire South Africa and Bangladesh series with an injury. India vs West Indies T20I Series 2019: No Plans To Shift Match Out of Mumbai Despite Security Concerns, Says State Cricket Body.
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Bhuvneshwar played all three ODIs and T20I each against the West Indies before being ruled out of the remaining two tours with an injury. Meanwhile, Kedar Jadhav, despite his disappointment in CWC2019, kept his place in the Indian ODI side. Deepak Chahar was rewarded for his consistent performance since the West Indies tour with Mohammed Shami being the third pacer in the ODI team.
Kuldeep Yadav-Yuzvendra Chahal Back
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It was a similar story in the T20I team where Kuldeep, Chahal and Washington Sundar being named as the third spinners in the 15-member team. Dube, who swung the tide in India's favour in the deciding T20I match against Bangladesh before Chahar's hat-trick kept his place in the T20I side. Khaleel Ahmed was, however, dropped from the squad following his poor outing against both South Africa and Bangladesh.
West Indies' tour of India 2019 will begin on December 06, 2019 and will run for about three weeks. India will first play West Indies in a three-match T20I series before also facing in the three-match ODI series, the T20I series will be played between December 06 to December 11. The Twenty20 series will be followed by a three-match ODI series starting December 15.
India's ODI Squad Vs 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's T20I 2019 Squad Vs 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.