IND vs WI T20 Series LIVE: Shimron Hetmyer returns to West Indies team, Rovman Powell named vice-captain: Follow LIVE UPDATES

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IND vs WI T20 Series Live: India vs WestIndies LIVE: Shimron Hetmyer, who was absent in the West Indies squad since T20 World Cup, has been recalled for the India series. Ahead of the series, he passed a mandatory fitness test. West Indies were demolished in the three-match ODI series against India. Nicholas Pooran led side will be hoping to turn things around in the T20 series. Rovman Powell has been named vice-captain of the series. Follow IND vs WI T20 series Live Updates with InsideSport.IN.

“We welcome back Hetmyer and it is good to see him again in West Indies colours. He will fortify the batting group and with his experience and adaptability we have a ‘finisher’ who can add value and win matches for the team and delight the supporters,” lead selector Desmond Haynes said.

IND vs WI T20 Series LIVE: Shimron Hetmyer returns to West Indies team, Rovman Powell named vice-captain: Follow LIVE UPDATES

IND vs WI T20 Series LIVE: Shimron Hetmyer returns to West Indies team, Rovman Powell named vice-captain: Follow LIVE UPDATES

The same pool of 16 players will then travel to Jamaica for the three-match T20I Series against New Zealand at Sabina Park that starts from Wednesday 10 August to Sunday 14 August. An official squad of 13 players will be nominated ahead of each match.

FULL SQUAD: Nicholas Pooran (Captain), Rovman Powell (Vice Captain), Shamarh Brooks, Dominic Drakes, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Romario Shepherd, Odean Smith, Devon Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr.

  • Hetmyer has been ignored in the West Indies team due to his fitness.
  • The southpaw though was seen in a rich vein of form for the Rajasthan Royals 
  • He scored 291 runs in 11 innings and proved to be an asset for RR.

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IND vs WI T20 Series LIVE: Shimron Hetmyer returns to West Indies team, Rovman Powell named vice-captain: Follow LIVE UPDATES

IND vs WI T20 Series Live: Why Shimron Hetmyer is important for West Indies?

  • Hetmyer has been phenomenal as the finisher for Rajasthan Royals. He averaged a whopping 105.00 in death overs.
  • The southpaw was the third highest run-getter in the death overs in IPL hitting 210 runs off just 98 balls.
  • He also hit boundaries at will smashing 12 fours and 19 sixes.
  • The 2022 edition of IPL was also the best season for Hetmyer in terms of impactful performance.
  • With this form, the RR player can prove to be deadly for India.

IND WI T20 Series LIVE: Less than 24 hours to go for IND vs WI 1ST T20, Cricket WestIndies yet to announce the squad, Shimron HETMYER likely to make a comeback: Follow LIVE UPDATES

IND vs WI T20 Series Live: West Indies eying to make a comeback in the T20 Series – With a 3-0 whitewash in the ODI series, the Nicholas Pooran-led side will be desperate to do well in the ODI series. They beat Bangladesh in their last T20 series and would be hoping to continue to make inroads against India.

FULL MATCH SCHEDULE

Friday 29 July: 1st T20I at Brian Lara Cricket Academy, Trinidad

Monday 1 August: 2nd T20I at Warner Park, St Kitts

Tuesday 2 August: 3rd T20I at Warner Park

Saturday 6 August: 4thGoldmedal T20I at Broward County Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida

Sunday 7 August: 5th T20I at Broward County Stadium

New Zealand tour of West Indies

Play starts at 2pm (3pm Eastern Caribbean)

Wednesday 10 August: 1st T20I at Sabina Park, Jamaica

Friday 12 August: 2nd T20I at Sabina Park

Sunday 14 August: 3rd T20I at Sabina Park

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