Team India reaches West Indies for Test series


The Indian cricket team has reached to St Kitts on Thursday to play a four-Test bilateral series against the West Indies which is scheduled to be played on July 21 at Antigua.

The photograph was posted by New head coach Anil Kumble on twitter and he wrote, “Reached St. Kitts… long flight.. @cheteshwar1 @klrahul11 @y_umesh Tour begins @BCCI.”

A picture Indian team was also shared by West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) after they reached St.Kitts.

“India led by @imVkohli arrived in #StKitts to prepare for the 4 Tests in #Antigua, #Jamaica, #StLucia, #Trinidad,” the WICB tweeted.

The four match Test series will be played by India and West Indies, starting July 21 at Antigua. It would be Kumble’s first assignment as the chief coach of the team and Virat Kohli’s first tour to the Caribbean as Test captain.

A couple of warm-up matches will be played by India against West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI on July 9-10 and July 14-16 at Warner Park, Basseterre.

The series comprises four Tests which will be played at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua from July 21 to 25, followed by second Test at Kingston from July 30 to Aug 3, third Test at Gros Islet from Aug 9 to 13 and fourth Test at Trinidad on Aug 18 to 22.