Rohit returns to lead the side against West Indies

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Rohit returns to lead the side against West Indies


Rohit Sharma is set to lead the Indian side in the upcoming home series against the West Indies. Rohit missed the recenly concluded series against South Africa because of injury.

Rohit has recovered from hamstring injury which kept him out of the South Africa series and will lead the home side in both ODI and T20 series. He has also passed the fitness test prior to the home series. Former captain Virat Kohli will also be a part of both squads.

Kuldeep Yadav has made his return to the team as part of the ODI squad. Ravichandran Ashwin, who had a poor outing in the ODI series against South Africa, has been dropped from the squad. Young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi has received his maiden call-up to the national team.

The BCCI stated that Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami have both been rested from the series, while KL Rahul will be available from the 2nd ODI onwards.  

India ODI squad against West Indies :

Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Y Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohammed Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan.

India T20I squad against West Indies :

Rohit Sharma(Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Mohammed Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel

India vs West Indies ODI Series Schedule

1st ODI : India vs West Indies
Date : 6th February, 2022 (Sunday)
Venue : Ahmedabad 

2nd ODI : India vs West Indies
Date : 9th February, 2022 (Wednesday)
Venue : Ahmedabad 

3rd ODI : India vs West Indies
Date : 11th February, 2022 (Friday)
Venue : Ahmedabad 

India vs West Indies T20I Series Schedule

1st T20I : India vs West Indies
Date : 16th February, 2022 (Wednesday)
Venue : Kolkata

2nd T20I : India vs West Indies
Date : 18th February, 2022 (Friday)
Venue : Kolkata

3rd T20I : India vs West Indies
Date : 20th February, 2022 (Sunday)
Venue : Kolkata