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West Indies lead India 5-2 in the eight matches they have played so far. This is the format the Windies enjoy the most and the hosts can not afford to get casual even once during the series.

Months earlier, the Windies had also overcome the Indians in Mumbai, in the semi-final of the T20 World Cup, and Brathwaite said he was hoping for similar results in the three-match series.

The Indian team management on Saturday named the 12-member team for the opening Twenty20 global at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.

Star all-rounder Andre Russell was forced to skip the West Indies team's practice session on the eve of their first T20I against India after missing a connecting flight from Dubai.

Introduced in the fifth over, Bumrah picked up another in-form batsman, Shimron Hetmyer (10), in his fourth over.

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He led India to the title in the Asia Cup in the UAE where he collected 317 runs in five innings to suggest that leadership comes naturally to him.

WEST INDIES - Carlos Brathwaite (captain), Fabian Allen, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Obed McCoy, Keemo Paul, Khary Pierre, Kieron Pollard, Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Denesh Ramdin, Sherfane Rutherford, Oshane Thomas. Rishabh Pant and KL Rahul also perished while attempting to take on the medium pace of Brathwaite to leave India dangling at 45 for 4.

The three matches will also give another opportunity to young pacer Khaleel Ahmed who drew a lot of praise from skipper Kohli and coach Ravi Shastri during the ODIs.

India: Rohit Sharma (Capt), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Dinesh Karthik, Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Krunal Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, K Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav, Shahbaz Nadeem.

The game is scheduled to begin at 7.00 PM (IST), while the Toss will take place at 6.30 PM (IST).

The Eden centre strip promises to be full of runs, and batsmen from both sides will look to make merry.

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