India will start the “tour of the West Indies” with the two T20 Internationals in Fort Lauderhill, Florida, USA, on August 3 and 4, followed by the third T20I in Guyana, which will also play host to the first of three ODIs.
The tour will also mark the beginning of India’s journey for the ICC World Test Championship.
Kohli will lead the team in all three formats with Rohit Sharma as his deputy.
The home team has named Chris Gayle for the ODI. The three-match series will also witness the departure of the “Universal Boss” from international cricket.
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Here are the details from match schedule, timings, venues to teams cricket lovers would like to know:
SCHEDULE AND SQUADS
1st T20I: Fort Lauderhill in Florida (August 3), 8 PM
2nd T20I: Fort Lauderhill in Florida (August 4), 8 PM
3rd T20I: Providence Stadium in Guyana (August 6), 8 PM
India’s squad for (3 T20Is): Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (WK), Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini
West Indies squad (for first 2 ODIs): Carlos Brathwaite (Capt), Anthony Bramble, John Campbell, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Evin Lewis, Sunil Narine, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Keirron Pollard, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas.
One Day Internationals:
1st ODI: Providence Stadium in Guyana (August 8), 7 PM
2nd ODI: Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad (August 11), 7 PM
3rd ODI: Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad (August 14), 7 PM
India’s squad for 3 ODIs: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Navdeep Saini.
West Indies squad for 3 ODIs: Jason Holder (c), John Campbell, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite, Keemo Paul, Chris Gayle, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Shai Hope, Kemar Roach.
1st Test: Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua (August 22-26), 7 PM
2nd Test: Sabina Park in Jamaica (August 30 – September 3), 8 PM
India’s squad for 2 Tests: Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, C Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (WK) Wriddhiman Saha (WK), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav
West Indies squad: Yet to be announced.
LIVE BROADCAST: All the matches will be broadcast LIVE and exclusive for Indian fans on Sony Sports Network channels – Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 3, Sony Six, with simultaneous LIVE streaming on SonyLIV.