India ODI Squad for West Indies: IND vs WI: India and West Indies will play a series of cricket matches in July this year. There will be three One Day International (ODI) games, along with three Test matches and five T20 matches as part of the India tour of West Indies 2023.
Last year, in July 2022, India played against West Indies and won all three ODI matches. Now, the Indian team, known as the “men-in-blue,” is preparing for the upcoming series, hoping for a similar success.
Everyone is excited to know which players will be chosen for the Indian ODI squad. It’s an important decision, as India wants to perform well and win against West Indies.
India’s team for the ODI series against West Indies, called IND vs WI, has some really good players.
India ODI Squad for West Indies
India Team Squads:
|Middle-Order Batsmen||Virat Kohli & Suryakumar Yadav|
|Pacers||Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur, Umran Malik|
|Spinners||Yuzvendra Chahal & Kuldeep Yadav|
|All-Rounders||Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel|
|Wicketkeepers||KL Rahul & Ishan Kishan|
|Openers||Rohit Sharma (C) & Shubman Gill|
The team’s captain is Rohit Sharma, and he will also be one of the opening batsmen. Rohit has been doing well this year, scoring 371 runs in 8 ODIs, with 1 century and 2 fifties.
Another batsman who might open with Rohit is Shubman Gill. He has been in great form, hitting 624 runs in 9 ODIs in 2023. He already has 3 centuries and 1 half-century.
In the middle order, we have Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Tripathi, and Sanju Samson, who will also be the wicketkeeper. Suryakumar Yadav has been the best in T20 cricket this year, scoring 267 runs in 6 matches, including 1 century and 1 fifty.
Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav, who will be batting in the middle-order. Kohli is in great form, having scored 427 runs in 9 matches with 2 centuries and 1 fifty. However, Suryakumar Yadav has not done well in ODIs this year, managing only 49 runs in 6 games.
The wicketkeepers for the team will be KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan. KL Rahul is not only a wicketkeeper but also an important batsman in the middle-order. He played a match-winning inning in the recent series against Australia, scoring 226 runs in 6 ODIs with 2 fifties.
They have all-rounders like Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, and Axar Patel. Hardik Pandya is also the vice-captain for the ODI matches. He has played 7 ODIs this year and scored 198 runs, including one half-century.
The spinners in the team are Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav. They were part of the previous ODI series this year. Chahal has taken 3 wickets in 2 ODIs in 2023, while Yadav has done well with 15 wickets in 8 matches.
For the fast bowlers, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj will be the main choices. Other fast bowlers like Shardul Thakur and Umran Malik might also be included. Mohammed Siraj has been in great form and has taken 19 wickets in 8 games, making him the leading wicket-taker for India in ODIs this year.
IND vs WI ODI Players List
- Virat Kohli
- Suryakumar Yadav
- Mohammed Shami
- Mohammed Siraj
- Shardul Thakur
- Umran Malik
- Yuzvendra Chahal
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Hardik Pandya
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Axar Patel
- KL Rahul
- Ishan Kishan
Openers (and Captain):
- Rohit Sharma (C)
- Shubman Gill
Please note that the player list might be subject to change based on team selections, injuries, and other factors during the time of the matches