October 2, 2018 / 7:21 AM / 20 days ago

Factbox: Cricket - India vs West Indies test series

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Following is a factbox on the two-test series between India and West Indies, starting on Thursday:

Schedule (times GMT):

First test: Oct. 4-8 (0400), Rajkot

Second test: Oct. 12-16 (0400), Hyderabad

INDIA

Test ranking: First

Captain: Virat Kohli

Coach: Ravi Shastri

Top-ranked batsman: Kohli (1st)

Top-ranked bowler: Ravindra Jadeja (4th)

Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Lokesh Rahul, Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vice-captain), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Siraj, Shardul Thakur

Recent form:

Lost five-test away series against England 4-1

Won lone home test against Afghanistan

Lost three-test away series against South Africa 2-1

Won three-test home series against Sri Lanka 1-0

Won three-test away series against Sri Lanka 3-0

WEST INDIES

Test ranking: Eighth

Captain: Jason Holder

Coach: Stuart Law

Top-ranked batsman: Kraigg Brathwaite (13th)

Top-ranked bowler: Shannon Gabriel (11th)

Squad: Jason Holder (captain), Sunil Ambris, Devendra Bishoo, Kraigg Brathwaite, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Jahmar Hamilton, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Sherman Lewis, Keemo Paul, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican

Recent form:

Won two-test home series against Bangladesh 2-0

Drew three-test home series against Sri Lanka 1-1

Lost two-test away series in New Zealand 2-0

Won two-test away series in Zimbabwe 1-0

Lost three-test away series in England 2-1

PREVIOUS RESULTS

India v West Indies

Matches: 94

India wins: 18

West Indies wins: 30

Draws: 46

Matches in India

Played: 45

India wins: 11

West Indies wins: 14

Draws: 20

Compiled by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Peter Rutherford

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