The Indian selectors have appointed Gautam Gambhir as the captain for the ODI series and the lone Twenty20 match against West Indies. MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan have been given rest for the same.
Rohit Sharma, Praveen Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra, Parthiv Patel and Wridhiman Saha have been included in the squad. Piyush Chawla and S Sreesanth were unable to make it to the squad, while Virender Sehwag and Ashish Nehra were ruled out due to injuries.
N Srinivasan said, “Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar and Zaheer Khan have been rested. They will be available for the Test series”.
India Team For West Indies Tour (ODI and T20) : Gautam Gambhir (c), Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yusuf Pathan, S Badrinath, Rohit Sharma, Parthiv Patel, Wridhiman Saha, Harbhajan Singh, R Ashwin, Praveen Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Munaf Patel, Vinay Kumar, Amit Mishra.