India squad for tri-series in West Indies departs for Jamaica from London

India will open their campaign against the West Indies on June 30 © Getty Images

London: Jun 26, 2013

After lifting the Champions Trophy with a remarkable unbeaten run, the victorious Indian cricket team on Wednesday departed for Jamaica to compete in an ODI tri-series against the West Indies and Sri Lanka starting June 28.

“Off to jamaica nw,,, Nxt mission ahead ,had a lovely time in England….,” tweeted all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja with a picture of his boarding pass. [sic]

“On board to Jamaica,with the new speed gun that’s joined us,” said off-spinner R Ashwin on his twitter handle with a picture of Mohammad Shami Ahmed, who replaced an injured Irfan Pathan in the team.

The first three matches of the series would be played in Jamaica [from June 28 to July 2] before the action shifts to Trinidad [from July 5 to July 11].

India will open their campaign against the West Indies on June 30.

Squad:

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c & wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Dinesh Karthik, Murali Vijay, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Amit Mishra, R Vinay Kumar.