New Delhi: Team India is playing ODI series opener against West Indies without the services of their senior all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja. The CSK legend is suffering from a knee injury after which he will miss the first and second ODI against West Indies. There is no official confirmation on whether the all-rounder will participate in the third and final ODI against Windies.
Before India’s 1st ODI against West Indies, BCCI took to Twitter to share an official health update on Jadeja and wrote: “Team India all-rounder Mr. Ravindra Jadeja has sustained an injury to his right knee and has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against West Indies. The BCCI Medical team is monitoring his progress and a decision on his participation in the third ODI will be taken accordingly.”
Team India all-rounder Mr. Ravindra Jadeja has sustained an injury to his right knee and has been ruled out of the first two ODIs against West Indies.
The BCCI Medical team is monitoring his progress and a decision on his participation in the third ODI will be taken accordingly.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 22, 2022
Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) sent their wishes to Ravindra Jadeja. “Wishing you a speedy recovery, Rockstar! #WIvIND #WhistlePodu @imjadeja,” the Yellow Army wrote on Twitter.
— Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) July 22, 2022
India vs West Indies 1st ODI is being played at the Queen’s Park Oval Stadium in Trinidad and the next two matches of this three-match series are to be played at the same ground on 22nd and 27th July. Shikhar Dhawan is named as the captain of the team for the ongoing ODI series against West Indies, while Ravindra Jadeja was made the vice-captain.
India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan(c), Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson(w), Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, Yuzvendra Chahal, Prasidh Krishna
West Indies (Playing XI): Shai Hope(w), Brandon King, Shamarh Brooks, Kyle Mayers, Nicholas Pooran(c), Rovman Powell, Akeal Hosein, Romario Shepherd, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Jayden Seales