1st ODI of 4 match series between India and West Indies will be played on June 26th, 2009 at Kingston Jamaica. The match will start from 09:30 local, 14:30 GMT, 8.00 PM IST. India can come on 2nd position in ICC ODI Ranking if they won the serie sby 4-0.
India will be without their 4 key players Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan and Suresh Raina. They will highly depend on Rohit Sharma, Gambhir, Yuraj and Yusuf Pathan to come back on the winning track after early exit in T20 World Cup.
West Indies is high on confidance after good show in T20 World Cup where they reached to semifinals and lost Sri Lanka. Darren Bravo, younger brother of Dwayne played only 15 first-class games and eight List A matches for Trinidad & Tobago.
India Playing 11 for Today Match
1 Gautam Gambhir, 2 Dinesh Karthik, 3 MS Dhoni (capt & wk), 4 Yuvraj Singh, 5 S Badrinath, 6 Yusuf Pathan, 7 Ravindra Jadeja, 8 Harbhajan Singh, 9 Ishant Sharma, 10 RP Singh, 11 Ashish Nehra.
West Indies Playing 11 for Today Match
1 Chris Gayle (capt), 2 Runako Morton, 3 Ramnaresh Sarwan, 4 Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 5 Dwayne Bravo, 6 Darren Bravo, 7 Denesh Ramdin (wk), 8 Jerome Taylor, 9 Ravi Rampaul, 10 Suleiman Benn, 11 Lionel Baker