India vs West Indies:The Indian team will start the West Indies tour from July 12 with a two-match Test series. The first Test of the series will be held at Windsor Park in Dominica. With this, both the teams will start the third edition of the World Test Championship (WTC). The Indian team will play in the stadium after about a month. Earlier, the team had to face defeat against Australia in the World Trade Center final.
India has made some major changes in its Test team for the Test series to be played on this tour. After the defeat in two consecutive WTC finals, now the selectors have decided to give a chance to some new players in the Test team. Yashasvi Jaiswal and Rituraj Gaikwad have been included in the team for the series. At the same time, experienced batsman Cheteshwar Pujara was dropped from the team.
The performance of the West Indies team in the second edition of the Test World Championship was very poor. The team finished in eighth place. The Windies played their last Test series against South Africa, where they lost 2–0. Now Windies Test captain Kraigg Brathwaite is expecting a better start from the team in this Test series.
Till date, 98 matches have been played between India and West Indies in Test format, out of which India has won 22 matches while West Indies team has won 30 matches. Apart from this, 46 matches have ended in a draw. Since 2002, India have not lost a single Test series against the West Indies and have won 8 consecutive series so far.
India vs West Indies Match Start Time
The first Test match of the series will start from July 12 at Windsor Park in Dominica. The match will start at 7:30 pm Indian time. The match will be telecast live on DD Sports. At the same time, online live broadcast of this match will be done on Fancode app and Jio Cinema.