India win toss, opt to field vs West Indies

Lauderhill (Florida), Aug 28 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field in the second T20 International match against the West Indies at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground here on Sunday.

India have made one change to their side which was beaten by Carlos Brathwaite-led West Indies on Saturday.

All-rounder Stuart Binny was replaced by leg-spinner Amit Mishra while, for the West Indies, batting superstar Chris Gayle continued to sit out because of a back niggle.

India are currently second on the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) T20I rankings while the West Indies are third. They will swap positions if the West Indies win.

West Indies: Johnson Charles, Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher(WK), Marlon Samuels, Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Carlos Brathwaite(Captain), Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree.

India: Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni(Captain/WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.

–IANS

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