By NAN Sports Editor
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 31, 2018: The West Indies cricket squad is gearing up to face the Indian side this October in India.
They will compete against India in 2 Tests, 5 ODIs and 3 T20s. The schedule for the tour is as follows:
1st Test October 4 – 8 Rajkot
2nd Test October 12 – 16 Hyderabad
1st ODI October 21 Guwahati
2nd ODI October 24 Indore
3rd ODI October 27 Pune
4th ODI October 29 Mumbai
5th ODI November 1 Trivanthapuram
1st T20I November 4 Kolkata
2nd T20I November 6 Kanpur-Lucknow
3rd T20I November 11 Chennai
The Windies will still be away and will head over to Bangladesh after.
The full team named for India is: Jason Holder (capt), Sunil Ambris, Devendra Bishoo, Kraigg Brathwaite, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich (wk), Shannon Gabriel, Jahmar Hamilton (wk), Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph, Keemo Paul, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican
While the West Indies are coming off a convincing 2-0 series win against Bangladesh and a drawn series against Sri Lanka, they have struggled significantly against their upcoming opponents.
West Indies and India have played 94 Tests against each other since 1948. The West Indies has won 30, lost 28 and drawn 46 matches.