India vs Windies

Recent Stories

India vs Windies

27 Nov 2018 012 Views Mihir Upadhyay

The Windies are all set to tour India for 2 tests, 5 ODIs and 3 T20s. With the Asia Cup 2018 ending, India doesn’t have much of a break in between the two series and will get back straight into action.

 

The India vs Windies series is not just an ordinary bilateral series. With the World Cup coming closer and closer every single bilateral series – no matter who it is played against is going to be important for India. Also, with every new series coming up for India, the selection debate is getting equally intense.

 

The two huge points to look out for the limited overs series against India is the comeback of Virat Kohli into the team, who was rested for this Asia Cup after the long England tour; and the squad balance of youngsters and experienced players into the team. With this tour, a new ground at Lucknow is all set to host a T20 between both these teams for the first time.

 

India should be looking to achieve step by step milestones based on upcoming tours. A long-term thinking of the World Cup is a good idea but it should not affect the current series as well. This tour should be looked upon as pure experimentation where India has an opportunity to try out a bunch of players that they are interested to involve them in the squads.

 

With the selection debate going on one side, we have batsmen like Prithvi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal piling on runs in the domestic tournaments and capitalizing opportunities to show that they are ready to be a part of the Indian squad.

 

Hardik Pandya getting injured earlier in the Asia cup will have to recover quickly in order to be a part of the Windies series and it’s not going to be easy for him to bounce back for the Indian team.

 

Last but not the least, the no. 4 spot has to be taken very seriously by the potential players ahead of the tour of Australia and should be given a look from a long-term perspective especially for the World Cup.

Mihir Upadhyay

Bharat Army Sports Editor

MOST RECENT

India vs England:- Mumbai, Guwahati to host England Women

18, Jan 19

Mumbai's iconic Wankhede Stadium and Baraspara Ground in Guwahati will play host to the 50-over World Champions, English Women, the BCCI announced on Thursday.

Batsmen with most ODI hundreds since 2015 World Cup

17, Jan 19

With the change of playing conditions and the use of two new balls, we have seen an upward shift in the par score that teams score these days. But, however, the conditions, scoring hundreds consistently requires a plethora of patience and concentration.

India vs Australia- 3rd ODI Preview

17, Jan 19

India returns to the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground- a place where they nearly sealed the historic Test series, Virat Kohli's side has a chance to complete a double on the troubled hosts. This is India's only second bilateral ODI series in Australia [they lost 1-4 in 2016], and a win will certainly be momentous in what has already been a legacy-defining tour.

On This Day:- Kumble scales Mount 600 in Test Cricket

17, Jan 19

Ten years ago, the Indian Cricket team- led by Anil Kumble experienced it to the hilt as after the ugly scenes that had marred the preceding Sydney Test as the Men in Blue turned the tables at probably the most hostile conditions for a visiting side in Australia- the W.A.C.A, Perth.

Spread the tell a friend