Ambati Rayudu, who impressed in the Asia Cup, has retained his place, as has Manish Pandey, who, despite a poor tournament, has benefitted with Kedar Jadhav's absence.
Rishabh Pant who debuted for India in the fifth Test match against England has been the in-form batsman for India right now and is likely to feature in the side in the first ODI in Guwahati. The extent of Thakur's injury and his further participation in the match is yet to be ascertained. Thakur returned to the squad after recovering and playing a domestic one-day match for Mumbai against Punjab in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, taking 3 for 53 and scoring 30 off 14 balls in the match. "That'll be among those people whom we are going to pick from now onwards, which also includes Umesh Yadav". Ravindra Jadeja is also expected to make it after his lion-hearted show as Axar Patel's replacement.
Dinesh Karthik, on the other hand, was axed after a dismal performance in the Asia Cup.
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"We all know that Dhoni will play till the World Cup but there is no harm in grooming Pant, who could be a terrific No.6 or 7 batsman, who has the ability to finish games", a senior BCCI official privy to selection matters told PTI.
After the hosts won the first Test by a record innings and 272 runs, there are hardly any signs that there will be a change in the script as the second Test promises to be another run-feast. "It's been in the debate for some time and we have really closed in on couple of names".
India and West Indies are scheduled to play a five-match ODI series.