Windies name unchanged side for first two ODIs against India

India tour of West Indies for the five- match ODI series starts on June 23. Earlier, they defeated the talented Afghans by 3-0 in the Twenty20I series.

Ahead of the upcoming one-day series between West Indies and India, hosts West Indies have named an unchanged squad (which faced Afghanistan) for the first two one-day internationals.

India are the world number three side in ODIs and they come into this series after a runner-up finish at the Champions Trophy.

It includes one uncapped player in seamer Kesrick Williams who was drafted into the squad for the third one-dayer against Afghanistan last week, following injury to speedster Shannon Gabriel.

India has already announced its full team.

Youngster Rishabh Pant and 22-year-old Kuldeep Yadav have been included in the squad and.they would most likely be playing their first ODI for the Men in Blue.

The other significant development is that Anil Kumble has agreed to go to the West Indies.

West Indies squad: Jason Holder (capt), Devendra Bishoo, Jonathan Carter, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shai Hope (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Evin Lewis, Jason Mohammad, Ashley Nurse, Kieran Powell, Rovman Powell and Kesrick Williams.

The West Indies' limited overs series against India will consist of five ODIs and a one-off Twenty20 global, and will get underway on Friday in Trinidad.

  • Joanne Flowers