WI vs IND: Team India won the toss and chose bowling

The ODI series between West Indies and India (WI vs IND) is starting from today. Team India won the Test series 1-0, so now the campaign for the preparations for the ODI World Cup to be held this year is about to begin. Indian team captain Rohit Sharma has decided to bowl first after winning the toss. From India, fast bowler Mukesh Kumar will play his first ODI today. He also made his debut in the Test series against the West Indies.

After winning the toss, Captain Rohit Sharma said, ‘We would like to field first and there is no big reason behind it. We just want to try some things. We are heading towards the World Cup with a clear mind set. Today 4 fast bowlers and 2 spinners are participating in our team.

Windies captain Shai Hope said after the toss, ‘Every series is important for us. It is a great opportunity for us to play well against a top team. We have good spinners in our team and we would like to capitalize on this opportunity. We would like to put a good total on the score board. Thomas, Joseph, Sinclair and Carty are not playing today’s match.

139 ODIs have been played between India and West Indies so far, in which India is leading 70-63 and 2 matches are tied and 4 matches have been cancelled.

Playing XI of both the teams for the first ODI, WI vs IND
west indies team

Shai Hope (c), Brendon King, Kyle Mayers, Alyque Athanaj, Shimron Hetmyer, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Yannick Kariya, Dominic Drakes, Gudakesh Moti, Jaden Seals.

Indian team

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar.

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