Shikhar Dhawan, an opener of Indian Cricket team, has been Ruled out from ODI series against the West Indies due to his knee Injury In his place, maybe Mayank Agarwal can be included in the team. If Mayank Agarwal is included in the group, then he will join the team for the second time, but so far he has not played a single match. He went to England in place of Vijay Shankar in the World Cup but did not get a chance to play then, Now this time it has to be seen whether Mayank Agarwal receives a place in the team this time also.
A three-match ODI series match will be played between India and West Indies. The first match will be played in Chennai on 15 December and the second match will be held in Visakhapatnam on 18 December while the third match will be played in Cuttack on 22 December.
Dhawan was injured during the match against Maharashtra in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. His injury has not yet recovered. So they did not play a T20 game against England, BCCI said before the T20 series against West Indies that their injury is being reviewed and they will recover soon. Still, BCCI’s medical team has suggested that Dhawan needs some more time to get his stitches closed and heal the wound completely.
In the T20, Sanju Samson was included in the team in place of Dhawan. Sanju Samson was included in the 15-man squad. However, Samson did not get a chance to play in all three T-20 matches.
Indian ODI team against West Indies
Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma ( Vice-captain ), Mayank Agarwal, Lokesh Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dubey, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Chahar, Mohammed Shami and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar.