In the 1st ODI against the West Indies, Rohit Sharma revealed his opening partner for the 1st ODI Match. Ahead of the start of the ODIs series, 7 members of the Indian team, including four players – Shreyas Iyer, Navdeep Saini, Shikhar Dhawan, & Ruturaj Gaikwad had tested positive for the COVID-19. Recently, Mayank Agarwal &Ishan Kishan was added to India’s ODIs Squad for the 3-match series, scheduled to be held from 06th February 2022.
Rohit Sharma himself will be returning to the field after 2 months due to a hamstring injury as he had missed India’s tour of South Africa. He has fully recovered and is raring to go in what will be his 1st One Day International (ODI) series as India’s full-time captain.
IND vs WI – Rohit Sharma confirms his opening partner for 1st ODI Match
The 1st ODI between IND vs WI is scheduled to be held from 6th February 2022, while the 2nd & 3rd match is to be scheduled on 9th & 11th February 2022. The ODIs will be followed by T20Is, with the 1st match being from 16th February 2022. The 2nd and 3rd match is to be scheduled held on 18th & 20th February 2022.
India vs West Indies 2022
|Match||India vs West Indies|
|Series||One Day Match Series|
|Match Date||From 06 February 2022|
|Match Timings||13:00 (Local Time)|
|Match Ground||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
India vs West Indies – Match Schedule
The 1st ODI match of the Team India series under the leadership of Rohit Sharma. Team India is set to play three ODIs at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad from 06th February 2022 followed by the T20I series at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata from 16th February 2022.
|Sunday||6th February||1st ODI||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|Wednesday||9th February||2nd ODI||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|Friday||11th February||3rd ODI||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|Wednesday||16th February||1st T20I||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|Friday||18th February||2nd T20I||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|Sunday||20th February||3rd T20I||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
India’s squad for the ODI Series
Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Deepak Chahar, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Rishabh Pant, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohd. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan, Ishan Kishan, Mayank Agarwal.
Rohit Sharma confirms his opening partner for 1st ODI against West Indies
The All India Senior Selection Committee had earlier announced that Ishan Kishan and Mayank Agarwal have been added to the Indian ODIs Squad. With Shikhar Dhawan, and Gaikwad both ruled out due to COID-19, India Captain Rohit Sharma has confirmed that Ishan Kishan will open the batting in the 1st ODI against West Indies (WI). Rohit also said that Mayank Agarwal is yet to complete his mandatory 3 day quarantine period. Also, KL Rahul will not be available f0r the 2nd ODI onwards due to his sister’s marriage.
Rohit Sharma mentioned during the Press Conference of the 1st ODI against West Indies “ Ishan Kishan will open the innings with me in the 1st ODI Series. He is the only option left because Shreyas Iyer, Navdeep Saini, Shikhar Dhawan, & Ruturaj Gaikwad had tested positive for the COVID-19″.
Here is the Rohit sharma, addressing the media press conference before WI series. pic.twitter.com/dEPwYjthuk
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