Chennai: West Indies have called India to bat first by winning the toss in the first match of the three-match ODI series against Team India here. In this match, Indian innings will be started by openers Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul. At the same time, Mayank Agarwal has been included in the team as Dhawan's peak option and it remains to be seen whether he gets a place in the playing XI or not.
Apart from Mayank, young Shreyas Iyer can also get an opportunity to play in fourth place. At the same time, wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant will have to perform better in this match. His performance has been below the level for the last few times. If he is not successful then he can be out of the team. As far as bowling is concerned, one of the spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will get a chance. Talking about fast bowling, Deepak Chahar can also be included in the team along with Mohammed Shami.
The possible teams are as follows: -
India: Lokesh Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (Captain), Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Kedar Jadhav, Shivam Dubey, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja.
West Indies: Shai Hope, Sunil Ambris, Shimron Hetimer, Nicholas Pooran, Roston Chase, Kieron Pollard (captain), Jason Holder, Chemo Paul, Hayden Walsh, Allari Joseph, Sheldon Cottrell.