West Indies Vs India 1st Test 2023 Timing, Squad, Player List, Captain, Match Prediction

Last updated on July 24th, 2023 at 01:16 am

West Indies vs India, 1st Test match, will be played from 12 July to 17 July 2023 at Windsor Park, Dominica. India announces their Squad for Test Series and ODI Series. The Test Series was a part of the World Test Championship Cycle 2023-25 therefore, Both will try to win the series to get crucial 20 points.

Rohit Sharma-led Team India is going to play the Test and ODI series against West Indies. The first Test match was scheduled from 12 July to 17 July at Windsor Park, and the Second was scheduled from 20 July to 24 July at Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad. 

Kraigg Brathwaite will lead the West Indies Team for the upcoming Test Series at home against India. West Indies and India will play their first WTC Cycle 2023-25 match. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has not announced their Test Squad for the Test series.

West Indies Vs India 1st Test Timing:

The 1st Test of West Indies Vs India was scheduled from 12 July to 17 July at Windsor Park, Dominica, and the Timing of the match as per the Indian Time Standard (IST) was 07:30 PM.

West Indies Vs India Squad

India’s Test Squad: Rohit Sharma (C), Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane (Vc), Shubman Gill, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, KS Bharat (Wk), Ishan Kishan (Wk), Shardul Thakur, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohd. Siraj, Jaydev Unadkat, Navdeep Saini, Mukesh Kumar.

West Indies Test Squad: Kraigg Brathwaite (C), Jermaine Blackwood, Shai Hope (Wk), Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Kyle Mayers, Alick Athanaze, Joshua Da Silva (Wk), Roston Chase, Shannon Gabriel, Jason Holder, Akeem Jordan, Alzarri Joseph, Gudakesh Motie, Devon Thomas, Raymon Reifer, Kemar Roach.

West Indies vs India Captain and Vice-Captain

India’s Test Captain Rohit Sharma and Vice-Captain Ajinkya Rahane.

West Indies Test Captain Kraigg Brathwaite and Vice-Captain Jermaine Blackwood.

West Indies vs India Match Prediction:

The First Test of India Vs West Indies was scheduled at Windsor Park in Dominica. The Indian Team was the runner-up in the last Two WTC cycles and is expected to win the WTC Cycle 2023-25. The Full Squad of India is very strong, and they have good fast bowlers, including Mohd. Siraj and World Class Spinners, including Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.

Skipper Rohit Sharma has experience of Captaincy in more than 100 International matches. Overall, The Indian Team is much stronger than The West Indies, and they have never lost any test series against the West Indies in 20 Years. 

West Indies Team have the potential to beat India, but in some departments, they lack with India, especially in All-Rounder and Spin Department. For The First Test match, India is the Favourite to win the match. 

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