IND versus WI: Following a disappointing tour of South Africa, India will host the West Indies starting on February 6th. India will begin the series at home for the first time in a long time. Rohit Sharma will take over as captain from Virat Kohli at the start of the series.
All eyes will be on Rohit Sharma, the explosive batsman who is also making a long-awaited comeback. However, word of Rahul’s withdrawal from the first match has surfaced. So, in addition to Rohit Sharma, who will be the team’s vice captain?
IND vs WI: Rishabh Pant could be named Vice-Captain for the first ODI.
Rahul may return in the second match, according to recent claims. Rahul is a better batsman and is seen as the future captain. Such questions like who will be the vice captain in his absence arise.
However, it has been established that Rahul would make a comeback in the second match. So, in the first match, who will be the vice-captain amongst Pant and Dhawan? There is no better substitute for Rishabh Pant for a match, according to the board.
Pant is a good wicketkeeper as well as a batsman, which is exactly what a captain needs. Pant’s involvement in field changes is also unique, making him a better captain candidate. The board feels that starting now, the players must be prepared to be seen as future captains.
In the current circumstances, Pant and Rahul are the highest-ranking names for any key rights. Is a vice captain still required in today’s world? After Rohit Sharma’s injury in the current series, Rahul stepped in as captain if the team required it as a backup. Pant, as well as the vice-captain, are therefore required.
IND VS WI: Indian Squad for Series
ODI Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (Vice-captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Washington Sundar, Ravi Bishnoi, Mohd. Siraj, Prasidh Krishna, Avesh Khan