The India team will play the first two Test series on the West Indies tour. The first Test will be played in Dominica from July 12. There have been many changes in the Indian team for this series of tests. Ajinkya Rahane, who returned after a long time, has been appointed vice-captain. At the same time, India can greatly benefit from Rahane’s presence in the team. Rahane’s bat speaks volumes against the West Indies on their own soil.
Rahane scored an average of 102.8 while playing Test match against West Indies in West Indies. Here runs the rain off Rahane’s bat in Tests. Rahane has so far batted in 8 Test innings in the West Indies, scoring 1,091 runs at an average of 102.8. During this, Rahane has scored 2 centuries and 3 half centuries. And his highest score was 108 runs.
Ajinkya Rahane was left without the Indian Test team for a long time. In IPL 16 played this year, he appeared playing for Chennai Super Kings. While playing out of Chennai, Rahane put up great form. This form of Rahane once again brought him back to the test team.
Recently, through the World Test Championship final against Australia, Rahane returned to Team India after almost 18 months. He managed to perform well in the WTC finals. Seeing this performance, he was once again appointed vice-captain of the Indian Test team. Rahane is the vice-captain of Team India in the Test series which is played on the West Indies tour.
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Virat Kohli, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), KS Bharat (goalkeeper), Ishan Kishan (goalkeeper), R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Akshar Patel, Mohammad Siraj, Mukesh Kumar, Jaydev Unadkat, Navdeep Saini.