Toss: WI v India –T20I
Tinidad, June 4: India begin their 2011 tour of the Caribbean by playing West Indies in the only T20 match of the series between the two sides. Suresh Raina leads a young India side into battle while West Indies are captained by Darren Sammy.
Darren Sammy opted to bowl first after winning the toss amidst overcast conditions. The wicket is expected to have a lot of moisture in it while the spinners will get some purchase from the wicket.
Darren Sammy (West Indies):
On the decision to bowl first: “We will back our guys to put India under pressure and come back and score the runs.”
Suresh Raina (India):
On the wicket: “It is a good wicket to bat on but it always does something here in West Indies, especially in Trinidad and Tobago.”
WI: LMP Simmons, ADS Fletcher (wk), DM Bravo, MN Samuels, DP Hyatt, DJG Sammy (C), CD Barnwell, AD Russell, AR Nurse, D Bishoo, R Rampaul
India: SK Raina(C), V Kohli, S Badrinath, RG Sharma, YK Pathan, P Kumar, Harbhajan Singh, R Ashwin, MM Patel. P Patel (wk), S Dhawan