India Tour of West Indies 2023: A Complete Schedule and Squad Details
The highly anticipated India Tour of West Indies 2023 is all set to begin after the WTC 2023 Final. This all-format tour will witness India taking on the West Indies in 2 Tests, 3 ODIs, and 5 T20I matches. The series, which will be held in both West Indies and the USA, is scheduled to kick off on 12th July 2023 and conclude on 13th August.
India vs West Indies 2023 Match Schedule
The first Test match will be held at Windsor Park, Dominica, from the 12th to the 16th of July. Following that, the second Test will take place at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad from the 20th to the 24th of July. Interestingly, the second Test will mark the historic 100th Test match between India and West Indies. Both Test matches will commence at 7:30 PM IST.
Moving on to the ODI series, the first two matches will be played at the iconic Kensington Oval in Barbados on the 27th and 29th of July, respectively. The series will conclude with the third ODI at Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad, on 1st August. All ODI matches are scheduled to begin at 7 PM IST.
As for the T20I series, it will commence on the 3rd of August in Trinidad before moving to Guyana for the next two matches on the 6th and 8th of August. The final leg of the series will take place in Lauderhill, Florida, USA, where the last two T20Is will be played on the 12th and 13th of August. The T20I matches will begin at 8 PM IST.
India Tour of West Indies 2023 Complete Schedule
Here is a comprehensive schedule of the India Tour of West Indies 2023:
|1st Test, West Indies vs India
|Wed, 12th July
|2nd Test, West Indies vs India
|Thu, 20th July
|1st ODI, West Indies vs India
|Thu, 27th July
|2nd ODI, West Indies vs India
|Sat, 29th July
|3rd ODI, West Indies vs India
|Tue, 1st Aug
|1st T20, West Indies vs India
|Thu, 3rd Aug
|2nd T20, West Indies vs India
|Sun, 6th Aug
|3rd T20, West Indies vs India
|Tue, 8th Aug
|4th T20, West Indies vs India
|Sat, 12th Aug
|5th T20, West Indies vs India
|Sun, 13th Aug
India Squad for West Indies Tour 2023
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the squad for the Test series and three ODIs against the West Indies. The squad for the five T20Is was unveiled on 5th July 2023.
India Test Squad for Tour of West Indies 2023
India’s Test squad for the West Indies tour features three newcomers – Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and Mukesh Kumar. However, Pujara, the long-standing No. 3 batsman, has been omitted from the squad. Additionally, pace bowler Shami will be taking a break, making way for Navdeep Saini to replace Umesh Yadav.
The Test squad is as follows:
Batters: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ruturaj Gaikwad
Wicketkeepers: KS Bharat, Ishan Kishan
All-rounders: Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel
Bowlers: Mohammed Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Mukesh Kumar
India ODI Squad for West Indies Series 2023
The 17-man ODI squad for the West Indies series is led by Captain Rohit Sharma, with Hardik Pandya as the vice-captain. Sanju Samson, Ruturaj Gaikwad, and uncapped Mukesh Kumar are among the notable inclusions. The team boasts spin-bowling all-rounders Jadeja and Axar, as well as frontline spinners Chahal and Kuldeep.
The ODI squad consists of the following players:
Batters: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav
Wicketkeepers: Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan
All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel
Bowlers: Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur, Mukesh Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal
India T20I Squad for Tour of West Indies 2023
In the T20I squad, Hardik Pandya assumes the role of captain, with Suryakumar Yadav as the vice-captain. The team sees the inclusion of promising players like Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Sanju Samson, and pacer Mukesh Kumar. However, notable players such as Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, and Mohammed Siraj are not part of the T20I squad.
The T20I squad comprises the following players:
Batters: Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Yashasvi Jaiswal
Wicketkeepers: Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan
All-rounders: Hardik Pandya (Captain), Axar Patel
Bowlers: Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Mukesh Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh
West Indies Squad for India Series
The West Cricket Board has announced the 13-man squad for the first Test against India in 2023. Led by Kraigg Brathwaite, the squad features uncapped batters Alick Athanaze and Kirk McKenzie. The pace options include Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach, and Jason Holder, while Warrican and Cornwall represent the spin department.
The West Indies First Test squad against India in 2023 is as follows:
Batters: Kraigg Brathwaite (Captain), Jermaine Blackwood (VC), Alick Athanaze, Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Kirk McKenzie
Wicketkeeper: Joshua Da Silva
All-rounders: Rahkeem Cornwall, Raymon Reifer
Bowlers: Shannon Gabriel, Jason Holder, Alzarri Joseph, Jomel Warrican, Kemar Roach
India vs West Indies 2023 Series Live Streaming
For those eager to catch the action of the India Tour of West Indies 2023, here are the platforms for live streaming and TV broadcast:
TV Broadcast: DD Sports
Live Streaming: Jio Cinema and Fan Code
Is India touring West Indies in 2023? Yes, India is set to tour the West Indies in 2023 for a comprehensive series of Tests, ODIs, and T20Is. The previous tour took place in 2022.
What are the venues for the India Tour of West Indies 2023? The India Tour of West Indies 2023 will be hosted across six venues: Dominica and Trinidad (for Tests), Barbados and Tarouba (for ODIs), and Tarouba, Guyana, and Lauderhill, Florida (for T20Is).
Where can I watch the India Tour of West Indies 2023 matches? All matches of the India Tour of West Indies 2023 will be available for live streaming on Fan Code and Jio Cinema. Additionally, you can catch the matches on TV through DD Sports.