Shikhar Dhawan will lead India against West Indies© AFP
shikhar dhawan news : The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Wednesday announced a 16-man squad for the three-match ODI series against the West Indies starting July 22. Senior players such as Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah have been rested in a 50-over format. Veteran opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan will lead the team, with all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja named as vice-captain.
Several young faces such as Deepak Hooda, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan and Prasidh Krishna are part of the team.
Rishabh Pant was also rested for the series, with the two wicket options in the team being Ishan Kishan and Sanju Samson.
India will face England in three T20I series, followed by three ODI series.
Here is the full Indian lineup for West Indies ODI:
Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja (Deputy Captain), Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Arshdeep Singh.
“The All India Senior Selection Committee has selected the lineup for the three-match ODI series against West Indies at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad,” the BCCI said in its official press release.