Indian cricket team, led by captain Virat Kohli, on Thursday reached St Kitts to play a four-Test series against the West Indies with the first match being scheduled on July 21 at Antigua. The series would be Anil Kumble‘s first assignment as the head coach of the team and Virat Kohli’s first tour to the West Indies as Test captain.
New head coach Anil Kumble posted a photograph of the team in his twitter handle and wrote: “Reached St. Kitts…long flight..@cheteshwar1 @klrahul11 @y_umesh Tour begins @BCCI.”
Team India will open the tour with a two-day warm-up match against the West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI at Warner Park in Basseterre, St Kitts on July 9 and 10 followed by a three-day warm-up fixture at the same venue from July 14 to 16.
First test match against West Indies is scheduled at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua from July 21 to 25. West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) shared a picture of the Indian team after they reached St.Kitts.
Virat Kohli shared picture on Instagram.
The India squad: Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane (vc),Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, K L Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Rohit Sharma, Wriddhiman Saha, R Ashwin, Amit Mishra,Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Shardul Thakur, Stuart Binny.