Pant and Kuldeep named in India squad for West Indies tour

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Teenager Rishabh Pant and Kuldeep Yadav have been included in the India limited-overs squad for the upcoming tour of West Indies.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Pant and spinner Kuldeep are in contention to make their one-day international debuts in the Caribbean.

Opening batsman Rohit Sharma and paceman Jasprit Bumrah will not travel after playing their part in the ICC Champions Trophy.

India will play the first of five ODIs at the Queen's Park Oval against the Windies on June 23 before competing in a one-off Twenty20 at Sabina Park on July 9. 

Anil Kumble is set to stay on as coach for the series despite the fact that his contract ends after the Champions Trophy,

Kumble is in the mix to stay on in the role, but had to reapply for the position.

 

India squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav and Dinesh Karthik.