India's frontline bowlers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah, were added to the ODI squad for the remaining three games against the West Indies, after having rested for the first two games . Mohammed Shami was left out of the squad, which had no other changes.
Allrounder Kedar Jadhav had missed the first two games with a thigh injury he had picked up during the Asian Cup; he was expected to return for the remaining ODIs, according to head coach MSK Prasad, but he was not named in the 15th squad. Jadhav scored an unbeaten 41 off 25 for India A against India C in the Deodhar Trophy on Thursday and played a few too.
Shami played the first two ODI but he was the most expensive bowler in India in Guwahati, where he took two first order windows in his numbers of 2 by 81. He improved his performance in Visakhapatnam by finishing with 1 of 59 among 10 and 10, but he could not keep his place for the rest of the series despite the fact that Umesh Yadav has conceded 142 runs in both games, compared to 140 for Shami, with only one window in his name.
The remaining three matches will be played in Pune, Mumbai (Brabourne Stadium) and Thiruvananthapuram on October 27, 29 and November 1.
Team : Virat Kohli (cap), Rohit Sharma (vice-capt), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (week), Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshh Kumu Bumrah, Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, KL Rahul, Manish Pandey
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