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India vs West Indies 2017: Virat Kohli and Boys Embark on Caribbean Journey

Cricketnext Staff |June 21, 2017, 1:06 PM IST
India vs West Indies 2017: Virat Kohli and Boys Embark on Caribbean Journey

New Delhi: Winning and losing is a part of sport and the Indian boys have already put the loss in the final of the Champions Trophy behind them as they embark on the short tour of West Indies. Virat Kohli and his boys are set to play a five-match ODI series in the Caribbean Islands and a T20 International.

The squad wears almost the same look with the selectors deciding to only rest opener Rohit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah. The two have been replaced by Rishabh Pant and Kuldeep Yadav. Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya took to Instagram to post photos as the team left for the Caribbean shores.

Dhawan’s post read: “Off to Caribbean @hardikpandya93 ”

Off to Caribbean @hardikpandya93

A post shared by Shikhar Dhawan (@shikhardofficial) on

Pandya’s post read: “Past 25 days have been filled with experience and exploration. Thanks for the affection! Off to the Caribbean now! ♂️”

Past 25 days have been filled with experience and exploration. Thanks for the affection! Off to the Caribbean now! ♂️

A post shared by Hardik Pandya (@hardikpandya93) on

The five ODIs will be played from the June 23 to July 6. The only T20I will be played at Sabina Park on the July 9.

Schedule of the tour:

June 23: 1st ODI at Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago.

June 25: 2nd ODI at Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago.

June 30: 3rd ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Barbuda.

July 4: 4th ODI at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Barbuda.

July 6: 5th ODI at Sabina Park in Jamaica.

July 9: Only T20I at Sabina Park in Jamaica

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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