Suresh Raina has joined the list of Indian cricketers who have criticised former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi for his recent anti-India remarks
From poor team selection to the absence of regular openers, the odds were stacked against India in the ODI cricket series against New Zealand
Shimron Hetmyer and Nicholas Pooran have shown their ability in T20; if the WI must challenge India, they will have to do the same in ODIs
India announced their team on 21 November while, in the night of 28 November, the West Indies announced their team
Shikhar Dhawan and Rishabh Pant have, despite poor performances, been retained in the Indian squad for while Shardul Thakur could not make it
A noteworthy inclusion is of Sanju Samson from Kerala who is returning to the team after four years; Rohit Sharma will lead Team India in the T20 matches while Virat Kohli remains the Test team captain
With scores of 1, 23, 3 in the Twenty series and single-digit score of 2 in the second ODI, Dhawan’s comeback post injury has been far from ideal.
Shikhar Dhawan makes a comeback in the format where he has been India’s third-best player after Kohli and his deputy Rohit Sharma.
Shikhar Dhawan is not being recalled from England. Rishabh Pant will replace him only if he is completely ruled out by the medical team of the BCCI
Dhawan has an average of 53.70 in the World Cup. He has scored 537 runs in 10 matches in this tournament