But even so Rohit, Shikhar Dhawan (three), KL Rahul (16), Rishabh Pant (1), and Manish Pandey (19) may just no longer carry out with the bat.
Just like the Nidahas Trophy 2018 ultimate, Dinesh Karthik performed a calculated 34-ball 31 and strung in combination an unbeaten 27-run partnership with Krunal Pandya, serving to India to have a profitable begin to the T20I sequence.
At the bowling entrance, Kuldeep Yadav, adjudged guy of the fit, ended the fit with figures of three/13 from his 4 overs, whilst left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed (1/16) and debutant Krunal Pandya (1/15) had been economical.
The Windies, alternatively, could be determined to notch up a win towards the hosts. The go back of giant names equivalent to Kieran Pollard and Darren Bravo didn’t make any vital have an effect on as they produced but some other a below-par batting effort.
Carlos Braithwaite (2/11) was once spectacular with the ball however the captain must also encourage his crew with some vital contributions with the bat.
Younger pacer Oshane Thomas (2/21), who made his debut in Kolkata, afflicted the Indian openers together with his tempo in advance however he wishes reinforce from the likes of Keemo Paul and others.
India: Rohit Sharma (capt), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Ok Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, Shahbaz Nadeem.
Windies: Carlos Brathwaite (capt), Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Kieron Pollard, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Sherfane Rutherford, Oshane Thomas.
Fit begins 7 pm IST.
(With PTI inputs)