India Tour of West Indies: No commercial anymore, Rohit Sharma & Co to FLY in charter flight to Port of Spain from Manchester: Check OUT

India Tour of West Indies: India vs West Indies LIVE: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has arranged a charter…

India Tour of West Indies: No commercial, Rohit Sharma & Co to FLY in charter flight to Port of Spain from Manchester: India vs West Indies, IND vs WI LIVE
India Tour of West Indies: No commercial, Rohit Sharma & Co to FLY in charter flight to Port of Spain from Manchester: India vs West Indies, IND vs WI LIVE

India Tour of West Indies: India vs West Indies LIVE: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has arranged a charter flight for players for the West Indies tour. The players will take the flight from Manchester to Port of Spain on July 18 after the 3rd ODI against England. India will play three ODIs and five T20Is against West Indies, starting July 22. Follow IND vs WI Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

While Indian players flew commercial to England for the 5th Test and the white-ball series in two batches, there is a change in plan. The BCCI is wary of the Covid-19 threat that ruled Rohit Sharma out of the crucial 5th Test and India ended up on the losing side.

India Tour of West Indies: No commercial anymore, Rohit Sharma & Co to FLY in charter flight to Port of Spain from Manchester: Check OUT

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India Tour of West Indies: No commercial anymore, Rohit Sharma & Co to FLY in charter flight to Port of Spain from Manchester: Check OUT

However, multi-format players including skipper Rohit Sharma won’t be available for the ODI series. Shikhar Dhawan instead will lead the ODI side. Jasprit Bumrah, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant all have been rested for the ODI series. Ravindra Jadeja has been named the vice-captain while the regulars will return for the T20 series, starting July 29.

India Tour of West Indies: No commercial anymore, Rohit Sharma & Co to FLY in charter flight to Port of Spain from Manchester: Check OUT

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  • The players who are in England will fly to the Caribbean directly in a charter flight. The rest will assemble in Port of Spain by July 19.
  • BCCI has gone the charter flight route to avoid any COVID-19 cases.
  • Shikhar Dhawan will lead the ODI squad in Rohit Sharma’s absence.
  • KL Rahul won’t be available for the series starting July 22.
  • Two other captains, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah have also been rested while Bhuvneshwar Kumar continues to be a miss in the ODI squad.
  • Shubman Gill has been recalled to the ODI squad.
  • Ravindra Jadeja has been appointed as vice-captain for the ODI side.
  • For the T20 series, the team management has asked all the senior pros to be available.
  • It will help head coach Rahul Dravid decide on the combination for the T20 World Cup in the 5-match series.
  • Virat Kohli has asked for a rest from the T20 squad.
  • But considering India do not have many matches to prepare for the T20 World Cup, the selectors and the BCCI haven’t yet granted his request.
  • Instead, they will speak to the captain and the coach about a decision.
  • But all other senior multi-format players will be available including Jasprit Bumrah, Rishabh Pant and captain Rohit Sharma.

India Tour of West Indies: No commercial anymore, Rohit Sharma & Co to FLY in charter flight to Port of Spain from Manchester: Check OUT

India’s squad for 3 ODIs for WI: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja (vice-captain), Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Avesh Khan, Prasidh Krishna, Mohd Siraj, Arshdeep Singh.

India Tour of West Indies: No commercial anymore, Rohit Sharma & Co to FLY in charter flight to Port of Spain from Manchester: Check OUT

India tour of West Indies, 2022 (ODI & T20Is)
Day Date Match Venue
Friday 22nd July 1st ODI Port of Spain
Sunday 24th July 2nd ODI Port of Spain
Wednesday 27th July 3rd ODI Port of Spain
Friday 29th July 1st T20 Tarouba, Trinidad
Monday 1st August 2nd T20 Basseterre, St Kitts
Tuesday 2nd August 3rd T20 Basseterre, St Kitts
Saturday 6th August 4th T20 Florida, US
Sunday 7th August 5th T20 Florida, US

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