After pocketed test series by 2-0, India started their five-match ODI campaign from 21st October. The 1st ODI of the five-match series will be played at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. Virat Kohli who rested in Asia Cup is back as the captain of ODI team against the West Indies. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) declared the Indian team for first two ODIs on last week.
The 1st ODI will be held in Guwahati (Barsapara Cricket Stadium) on 21st October, whereas the 2nd ODI will be played at Visakhapatnam (YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium) on October 24. Both the ODI matches will be the day-night format.
Hitman Rohit Sharma and Gabbar Shikhar Dhawan back as openers for first two ODIs. Virat Kohli again wears ODI captain cap who was rested in 2018 Asia Cup which was held in UAE (United Arab Emirates) last month.
Young wicket-keeper and dazzling left-hand batsman Rishabh Pant got a chance in first two ODI squad in a place of Dinesh Kartik. He is the second option for Virat Kohli to test as a keeper with MS Dhoni ahead of Australia tour.
Left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed also got a chance in the ODI squad, who performed exceptionally well in the Asia Cup, which India won by beating Bangladesh in the final. Ravindra Jadeja, who had replaced the injured Hardik Pandya in the Asia Cup, has been given another ODI chance by the selectors.
Medium-pacer Shardul Thakur, whose Test debut was restricted by injury, has been ruled out of the ODI series against West Indies and replaced by Umesh Yadav.
India Vs West Indies 2018 1st ODI Probable Team
Probable Squad (for 1st ODI): Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli (capt), Ambati Rayudu/KL Rahul, Manish Pandey/Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Khaleel Ahmed/Umesh Yadav.
India vs West Indies 2018 1st ODI Live Streaming, Tickets, Where To Watch TV and Online
Live Streaming on TV: You can watch all matches on Star Sports, which is the official broadcaster for the series.
Live Cricket Matches Online: You can watch on Hotstar.
India vs West Indies 2018 1st ODI tickets: You can book on Bookmyshow.
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