Just after the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022, Team India is all set for their first overseas tour of the West Indies for a long period of time to play bilateral ODI series. According to the sources, the cricket governing authority of India has finalized India’s visit to West Indies in order to play 3 ODIs in the month of July 2022. The West Indies vs India ODI series 2022 comprises 3 ODI matches which will be played in Trinidad in the West Indies. The WI vs Ind ODI series 2022 will begin with the first ODI that will be contested on 22nd July 2022, then the second ODI will be conducted on 24th July and the last ODI will be played on 27th July 2022 at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Shikhar Dhawan will be the captain of the Indian side under the guidance of Rahul Dravid as a coach whereas Nicholas Pooran will take charge of the Windies ODI squad. West Indies fans miss Keiron Pollard as he had already declared his retirement during Indian Premier League 2022. West Indies currently is positioned at 9th place whereas India is at 4th position in the ICC ODI team ranking. Team India has had a good record against West Indies in ODI for the last some decades, also their 2 players Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are at number 2nd and 4 in ICC ODI player ranking.
India visited West Indies last time in 2019 to play 3 ODIs series where India won the West Indies vs India ODI series 2019 by 2-0 and Virat Kohli became Man of the Series. In terms of head to head in ODI, West Indies and India have fought 136 times where India achieved victory in 67 ODIs and West Indies got the victory in 63 matches whereas 2 matches were tied and 4 ended without any result. As of June 2022, the India team has contested 1002 ODIs where they got the victory in 521 matches and faced defeat in 431 matches with 9 ties and 4 ended without any outcome, on the other hand, West Indies has got an appearance in 840 ODIs in which they achieved victory in 409 matches and faced defeat in 391 matches with 10 ties and 30 ended without any outcome.
Considering only the last three visits of the Indian team to West Indies, Men in Blue has got a wonderful record of winning all the last ODI series in 2019, 2017, and 2011. India is again ready to give a tough competition to the Windies in Caribbean land in the month of July 2022 and lift the once again.