India are planned to play five ODIs and one T20I against the West Indies in June-July, a BCCI media discharge affirmed on Tuesday (May 16). The visit to the Caribbean will come days after the Champions Trophy in England.
The five-coordinate ODI arrangement is slated to start on June 23, with the initial two recreations to be played at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain. While the third and fourth ODI will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua, the last ODI and the single T20I will be played at the Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica.
This task will quickly take after the Champions Trophy which happens from June 1 – June 18. India had likewise visited the Caribbean even in 2013, after a fruitful Champions Trophy battle in England. Around then, following a comparable five-sunrise, India went ahead to win the tri-arrangement which included Sri Lanka also.
While India will would like to shield their crown in the up and coming eight-country competition, West Indies won’t be included, having neglected to qualify on the premise of their ODI positioning. Truth be told, this ODI visit has huge bearing for the hosts in their quest for direct capability for the 2019 ODI World Cup.
West Indies are as of now ninth in the ICC ODI rankings, nine rating focuses behind Pakistan. They have until September 30 this year – the cut-off for the main eight spots for the World Cup to be fixed. Inside that time, West Indies will have the chance to make progress with ODI assignments arranged against India, Afghanistan and England