Mayank Agarwal is still in quarantine according to the rules.
Rohit Sharma will officially take over as Team India’s full-time ODI skipper during the first game against the West Indies at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday. India would be hoping to make amends in the three-match home series after their whitewash in the 50-over format in South Africa last week.
Meanwhile, the vice-captain KL Rahul has been rested for the opening game as he will reportedly be attending his sister’s wedding and Mayank Agarwal, as well as Ishan Kishan, have been reserved in. Rohit has made it clear that his former Mumbai Indians teammate would be opening the innings alongside him as he is the only option the Men In Blue has got.
Ishan Kishan is the only option we are left with, says Rohit Sharma
“Ishan Kishan will open the innings with me. He is the only option we are left with. Mayank Agarwal was added to the squad but, he is still in quarantine according to the rules that’ve been set”, said Rohit Sharma during the press conference ahead of the first ODI against the West Indies.