IND Vs WI: Rishabh Pant All Set To Debut In India’s 12-Man Team For 1st ODI

| October 20 , 2018 , 13:45 IST

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed India's 12-man squad for the first ODI against West Indies on Saturday. After a commendable performance in the 2-Test series against West Indies in Guwahati. Rishabh Pant was rewarded with a selection in the 12-man shortlist team for India in the first ODI.

India announces 12-man shortlist team for 1st ODI against West Indies Kohli (c), Dhawan, Sharma, Rayudu, Pant, Dhoni (w/k), Jadeja, Kuldeep, Chahal, Umesh, Shami, Ahmed.

Virat Kohli will return to lead the Men in Blue after being rested for the Asia Cup 2018, which India won under Rohit Sharma's captaincy.MS Dhoni will continue to don the gloves as he remains India's first-choice wicket-keeper with the 2019 World Cup in focus.

While Kedar Jadhav and Hardik Pandya remain sidelined due to injuries, Ambati Rayudu has retained his place in the squad. KL Rahul misses out after failing to impress in the recently concluded two-match Test series which India won comfortably. Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan will be opening the role after a solid show at the Asia Cup in Dubai.