The Windies team will play three T20s and the same ODI matches on the India tour, the first T20 in Hyderabad on 6 December
Virat Kohli did not play T20 series against Bangladesh, he will return against Windies
Dainik BhaskarDec 05, 2019, 07:27 PM IST Sports Desk. The first match of the three T20 matches series between India and West Indies will be played on Friday 6 December at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad. Both teams have reached here and are engaged in practice. Virat Kohli was not part of the team in the T20 series against Bangladesh. In this format, he will return against the Windies. Shikhar Dhawan is not part of the team due to injury. In his place, Kerala wicket-keeper batsman Sanju Samson has been given a chance. However, he is less likely to play in the first match.
On the other hand, the West Indian youth team would like to prove themselves once again in this format. Kieron Pollard is the captain and has enough experience in Indian pitches and conditions. The second and third T20s will be played in Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai on 8 and 11 December respectively. For the Hyderabad T20, the playing 11 of both teams can be like this.
This could be Team India's playing XI Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul, Virat Kohli (captain), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dubey, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Deepak Chahar.
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– BCCI (@BCCI) December 4, 2019 and it could be West Indies playing XI Kieron Pollard (captain), Fabian Eileen, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Evin Lewis, Nicholas Puran, Lendl Simmons, Kheri Pierre, Brendan King and Sherfin Rutherford.