Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav find place in Indian squad for West Indies
New Delhi: Indian Cricket team for the tour of West Indies was announced on Thursday. Young talent Rishabh Pant and chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav have been selected for the series comprising five ODIs and only T20I.
Both have been included in place of Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah whose omission is yet not clear.
With no any opener apart from Shikhar Dhawan, 19-year old Pant is expected to open Indian innings in the limited over series.
Virat Kohli (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav and Dinesh Karthik
Fixture of the West Indies tour
June 23: 1st ODI, Queen’s Park Oval
June 25: 2nd ODI, Queen’s Park Oval
June 30: 3rd ODI, SVRS
July 2: 4th ODI, SVRS
July 6: 5th ODI, Sabina Park
July 9: 1st T20I, Sabina Park