A five-match T20 series is to be played between Team India and West Indies from 3 August. The first match of the T20 series will be played in Trinidad. Where the command of Team India is in the hands of Hardik Pandya. At the same time, Rovman Powell will lead the West Indies team. It is difficult for a player of Team India to get a chance in this series. This player was shown the way out of the playing 11 by Hardik Pandya in the last match of the ODI series as well.
It is difficult for this player to get a chance in playing 11:
Recently, fast bowler Umran Malik was a complete flop in the ODI series played against the West Indies. Umran Malik could not get a single wicket in the first two matches. After which in the third ODI, Hardik Pandya showed Umran Malik the way out of the playing 11. In such a situation, it is difficult for Umran Malik to get a chance even in the T20 series.
18 matches played so far for Team India:
Umran Malik made his international debut last year through T20 and then he got a chance in the series against Ireland. Then he also played his first ODI against New Zealand in November-2022. So far Umran has played only 10 ODIs and 8 T20 Internationals. He has 13 wickets in ODIs and 11 wickets in his T20 International career.
India’s probable playing XI for the first T20 match:
Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav (vice-captain), Tilak Verma, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya (captain), Akshar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, and Mukesh Kumar.
Indian team for T20 series against West Indies:
Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Verma, Suryakumar Yadav (vc), Sanju Samson (wk), Hardik Pandya (c), Akshar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Avesh Khan and Mukesh Kumar.