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The Indian cricket team will play the first 2-match Test series on the West Indies tour. The BCCI on Friday announced the Test Squad (India Test…
The Indian cricket team will play the first 2-match Test series on the West Indies tour. The BCCI has announced the Test Squad for West Indies 2023 on Friday. Ajinkya Rahane, who impressed in the IPL and WTC thereafter, has been included as the vice-captain. Cheteshwar Pujara is out of the squad. Young batsman Yashaswi Jaiswal has also been given a place in the squad. See which players are included in Team India Squad for India vs West Indies Test Series (IND vs WI).
Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, the BCCI announced a squad of 15 players. Recently, BCCI had dropped Ajinkya from its central contract. Rahane made a Test comeback on the basis of his performance in the IPL and was included in the World Test Championship. Where other batsmen of the Indian team were seen struggling, Rahane batted well there too. Now he has made a strong comeback once again, he has not only been included in the squad but has also been appointed as the vice-captain.
IND vs WI Test Squad: Pujara and Umesh out, Yashasvi Jaiswal got a chance
Cheteshwar Pujara, who is considered a big Test player, has not been included in the squad. Pujara disappointed a lot in the World Test Championship final as well, failing in both the innings after which he was trolled by the fans as well. Fast bowler Umesh Yadav has also been dropped from the squad. Rajasthan Royals batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal, who has impressed in the IPL, has been named in the Test squad. He also went to England for the WTC final, where he was included as a reserve player.
India Test Squad For West Indies 2023: Test Squad
- Rohit Sharma (Captain)
- Shubman Gill
- Rituraj Gaikwad
- Virat Kohli
- Yashasvi Jaiswal
- Ajinkya Rahane (Vice Captain)
- KS Bharat (wicket-keeper)
- Ishaan Kishan (wicket-keeper)
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Shardul Thakur
- Akshar Patel
- Mohammed Siraj
- Mukesh Kumar
- Jaydev Unadkat
- Navdeep Saini
IND vs WI Test Schedule 2023
A total of 2 matches will be played in the India vs West Indies Test series. Both the tests will be held in the night according to Indian time. The start time of the match is 7:30. These matches will run till around 3.30 pm Indian time.
|India Tour of West Indies 2023||dates||Time (India/IST)||Location|
|IND vs WI 1st Test||July 12-17||7:30 pm IST||Windsor Park (Dominica)|
|IND vs WI 2nd Test||July 20-25||7:30 pm IST||Queen’s Park Oval|