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On the tour of India, the West Indies team is currently lagging 0-1 in the Test series. Meanwhile, the West Indies team was announced for the upcoming one-day and T-20 series on Monday. The bad news for both the West Indies and the Indian fans is that star player Chris Gayle will be out of both the series for personal reasons. The West Indies Cricket Board has given three new faces a chance.
Gayle not available for selection
“Chris Gayle will not tour India and tour Bangladesh will not play,” said West Indies Cricket Board’s chairman selection committee Courtney Browne in a statement. She is not available for selection. However, England will be available for the West Indies tour of the team and next year’s World Cup. ‘ The West Indies have lost the first match of the series against India in the last two Tests. He has to play five ODIs and three T20 matches. The first ODI will be held on 21 October in Guwahati.
These 3 players got the chance
Keeping in view the World Cup to be held next year, the West Indies Cricket Board has given opportunity to three young openers Chandrapal Hemraj, Harfan Mongia Fabian Allen and fast bowler Oshya Thomas. Kieron Pollard, Darren Bravo and Andre Russell also made a comeback in the T20 team. Russell will not play ODI series due to injury, while Aljari Joseph will have a fitness test before coming to India.
Before the ODI series, the team will participate in the training camp. Dwayne Bravo and spinner Sunil Narine have not got any place in the team. The captain of the one-day team will be Jason Holder, while T20 team’s command will be in the hands of Carlos Braithwaite.
West Indies One Day Team: Jason Holder (Captain), Fabian Allen, Sunil Ambareesh, Devendra Bishoo, Chandrapal Hemraj, Shimron Hatmayer, Shai Hope, Aljari Joseph, Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Kimmo Pal, Roovman Powell, Kemar Roach, Marlon Samuels, Oshane Thomas
T20 Team: Carlos Braithwaite (Captain), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmayer, Evin Lewis, Obed Mackay, Ashley Nurse, Kimmo Pal, Kharie Pierre, Kieron Pollard, Roovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Sherfane Rutherford, Oshne Thomas .