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Cricket World Live from Kolkata: India v West Indies T20I Series Preview

Chinmoy Roy previews the upcoming India v West Indies T20I Series, speaking from his home city of Kolkata and getting the views and reactions from fans of both teams……

Unfortunately, Vice-captain KL Rahul and all-rounder Axar Patel have been ruled out of the upcoming three-match T20I series against the West Indies to be played in Kolkata from 16th February, 2022 - Rahul sustained an upper left hamstring strain during fielding in the 2nd ODI on 9th February 2022 while Axar has resumed the final stage of his rehabilitation after recently recovering from Covid-19. They will now head to the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru for further management of their injury. 

The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Ruturaj Gaikwad and Deepak Hooda as replacements.

India’s T20I squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Ishan Kishan, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Surya Kumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Ravi Bishnoi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Mohd. Siraj, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Avesh Khan, Harshal Patel, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Deepak Hooda.

West Indies t20I Squad: Kieron Pollard (Captain), Nicholas Pooran (Vice Captain), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Sheldon Cottrell, Dominic Drakes, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Akeal Hosein, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Hayden Walsh Jr

Match Fixture Schedule West Indies tour of India, 2022 (Paytm T20 Series)


1              Wednesday 16th February 1st T20I           Kolkata

2              Friday    18th February   2nd T20I               Kolkata

3              Sunday 20th February   3rd T20I                Kolkata


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