No Ishan Kishan, No ‘KulCha’ Combo: Ex-India Star Opener Predicts India XI For 1st ODI In opposition to West Indies


File picture of India captain Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan© AFP

After profitable the Check sequence in opposition to West Indies, the Rohit Sharma-led Indian cricket staff will get all the way down to motion within the first of the three ODIs from Thursday. The ODI squad bears a definite look with the likes of Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Umran Malik, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya coming in. With the World Cup in a number of months’ time, the ODI sequence in opposition to the West Indies is a part of that preparatory course of. Forward of the primary ODI, former India opener Wasim Jaffer gave his tackle what the pplaying XI for India.

Whereas he went with Sanju Samson because the wicketkeeper, whereas going for Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav because the spinners. He ignored leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal.

“My India XI for the primary ODI: 1. Rohit 2. Gill 3. Kohli 4. Sanju (wk) 5. Hardik  6. SKY 7. Jadeja 8. Axar 9. Kuldeep 10. Siraj 11. Umran,” Wasim Jaffer tweeted.

In the meantime, Indian cricket’s present two spearheads Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma will look to attain thier private milestone within the first ODI match in opposition to West Indies. 
Virat is simply 102 runs away from finishing 13,000 runs within the one-day format. He’s the fourth-highest run-getter in ODI cricket historical past following legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara and Ricky Ponting.

The Indian run machine has featured in 274 matches and has scored 12898 runs with a median of 57.32. He has bagged 46 hundred and 65 fifties thus far.

Whereas Rohit has an eye fixed to come back nearer to finishing his 10,000 runs in limited-over cricket as he has 9,825 runs presently. He’ll be part of the elite membership by changing into the sixth Indian participant to attain 10,000 runs in ODIs.

Rohit has a median of 48.63 within the one-day format. He has struck 30 centuries and 48 half-centuries in 243 ODI matches.

With PTI inputs

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