The Board of Cricket Council of India (BCCI) has announced the Indian squad for India’s match against the West Indies. Earlier, it was expected that Rinku Singh, the Kolkata Knight Riders star player in IPL 2023, would be making his T20 debut during the West Indies tour, but nothing like that happened.
Apart from that BCCI has already announced the squad for West Indies Tour in ODI & Test format. After the poor performance against Australia in London, BCCI has done several changes to the West Indies tour.
Major Changes in India T20 Squad for West Indies 2023
While Rinku Singh was not included in the team, Mumbai Indians batter Tilak Varma got his maiden call-up to the Indian team. Apart from Tilak Verma, leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi also made a comeback in the team.
Most people were expecting that Rinku Singh would be involved in the team, but the BCCI did not include him in the team. Also, players like Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli have been dropped from the team. These changes by the newly elected Chairman of the Selection Committee, Ajit Agarkar, have surprised everyone.
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India Vs West Indies T20I Schedule 2023
The Board of Cricket Council of India has announced the complete schedule for Team India (2023–27). Also, India will be playing two tests, three ODIs, and five T20 International matches against the West Indies. Here’s the complete schedule of India vs. West Indies T20 Internationals in 2023.
|August 3, 2023||India vs West Indies||Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad|
|August 6, 2023||India vs West Indies||Providence Stadium, Guyana|
|August 8, 2023||India vs West Indies||Providence Stadium, Guyana|
|August 12, 2023||India vs West Indies||Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill|
|August 13, 2023||India vs West Indies||Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill|
India Squad for West Indies T20I (Confirmed)
This year, after the poor performance of the Indian Cricket team against Australia, the BCCI has made several changes to the ODI squad. Now the newly formed Chairman, Ajit Agarkar, has made some drastic changes in the T20 squad as well.
So here’s the list of Indian squads for the West Indies T2O Internationals: Hardik Pandya (C), Surya Kumar Yadav (VC), Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Avesh Khan, and Mukesh Kumar.
India Squad Captain for T20I
The Board of Cricket Council of India (BCCI) has released the list of players who will be playing against the West Indies in the T20 format. Hardik Pandya will be the Captain of the team. Also, the ODI Captain, Rohit Sharma, has been dropped from the T20 squad. Now Suryakumar Yadav will be the Vice Captain of the Indian Squad for T2OIs.
India Squad Wicket-Keeper for T20I
Team India has two options for wicketkeepers: Ishan Kishan and KS Bharat. After KL Rahul’s injury, Bharat is playing as the wicketkeeper in almost all the big games. Apart from KS Bharat, the BCCI has also included Sanju Samson in the team as the wicketkeeper.
Indian Players with Most Runs in T20I
Here’s the list of the top 5 Indian players who scored the most runs in the T20I:
|Name of the Player||Matches||Runs||100s||50s|
Indian Players with Most Wickets in T20I
Here’s the list of Indian Players who took the most wickets in the T20I:
|Name of the Player||Matches||Wickets||BBI|
A. India vs. West Indies T20I tournament will be starting on August 3, 2023.
A. During India’s visit to West Indies, India will play 3 ODIs and 5 T20Is.
A. Virat Kohli has scored the maximum runs in T20Is for India.
A. Yuzvendra Chahal has taken the maximum wickets in the history of T20Is
A. Hardik Sharma will be leading the Indian Squad for T20Is against West Indies.