On Sunday, BCCI chief selector MSK Prasad announced the squad that will travel to West Indies for the upcoming series, starting from August. Virat is going to lead the side.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been rested for the entire tour.
Jasprit Bumrah will be available only for Test series. Meanwhile Shikhar Dhawan, who has recovered from the world cup injury returns for the series.
As expected, Shreyas Iyer, Manesh Pandey, Washington Sunder, and Navdeep Saini are the new faces to participate in T20’s and ODI’s.
Dinesh Karthik, who played very poorly in the World cup has been left out. Ms. Dhoni also will not be traveling to the West Indies as he has opted to spend a couple of months with his regiment.
Wriddhiman Saha also returns to international cricket after a gap of a year. He will be playing in test series.
Test squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Ajinkya Rahane (VC), Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (WK) Wriddhiman Saha (WK), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav
ODI Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), 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
T20I Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), 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