After an embarrassing 209-run defeat towards Australia within the ICC World Take a look at Championship closing 2023, the Indian staff will likely be going through West Indies away within the multi-format collection beginning on July 12. Cricket West Indies (CWI) not too long ago launched a schedule for the collection which is able to start with a primary Take a look at match at Windsor Park, Roseau in Dominica.
West Indies are at the moment concerned within the ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier 2023 in Zimbabwe. They received the opening recreation towards United States of America and are favorites to achieve the ultimate, which is scheduled on July 9. So, CWI is contemplating altering the date for the primary Take a look at to offer sufficient relaxation to their gamers previous to the India collection.
West Indies often subject completely different groups for red-ball cricket and white-ball matches beneath completely different captains. However because of the significance of the World Cup spot, the likes of Jason Holders, Kyle Mayers, Roston Chase, and Alzarri Joseph are collaborating within the Qualifiers. All 4 gamers are anticipated to be a part of their Take a look at staff for the India collection as properly.
Nonetheless, CWI official revealed that they’ll recall concerned Take a look at gamers early from the qualifiers as the ultimate will likely be meaningless for West Indies. Each groups within the closing will get a spot within the World Cup, so, they’re unlikely to vary the dates for the primary Take a look at match.
“We have multiple options, but first we need to qualify for the CWC,” the CWI official advised Cricbuzz on June 21. “The final of the CWCQ is meaningless, so our Test players won’t participate. But first, we need to make sure we reach the final.”
Then again, the Indian staff final performed within the WTC closing 2023 on June 7-12 and goes via a much-needed break. The BCCI is but to announce the squad for the West Indies tour however the board is planning to ship their Take a look at staff to West Indies on July 1, to kick off early preparations.
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