Virat Kohli To Hold Pre-Departure Press Conference For India's Tour Of West Indies

Updated: 28 July 2019 16:59 IST

India are scheduled to leave on Monday to play a full series (three T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests) against the West Indies.

Virat Kohli To Hold Pre-Departure Press Conference For India
Virat Kohli will lead the team in all formats of the series starting on August 3. © AFP

Virat Kohli will hold a pre-departure press conference for India's Tour of the West Indies in Mumbai on Monday at 6 pm IST. Later in the day, India are scheduled travel to play a full series (three T20Is, three ODIs and two Tests) against the West Indies. Earlier there were reports in the media that there will be no presser but the BCCI's press release has put an end to all the speculations. 

Virat Kohli will lead the team in all formats of the series starting on August 3.

Rishabh Pant was included as the wicket-keeper in the limited-over squads after MS Dhoni made himself unavailable for the tour.

Shikhar Dhawan, who was ruled out of the World Cup after sustaining a left-hand injury, has returned to the side for the ODIs and T20Is matches.

However, fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been rested for the three ODIs and as many T20Is.

Following are the squads for the West Indies tour:

T20Is: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Rahul Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Deepak Chahar and Navdeep Saini.

ODIs: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kedar Jadhav, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed and Navdeep Saini.

Tests: Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (wk) Wriddhiman Saha (wk), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav.

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Highlights
  • Virat Kohli will address media ahead of India's tour of the West Indies
  • Jasprit Bumrah has been rested for the three ODIs and as many T20Is
  • MS Dhoni made himself unavailable for the tour
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