4 players who were in India squad for West Indies series earlier in 2022 but not part of the tour this time around


The Indian cricket team has travelled to the Caribbean island for the upcoming limited overs series against the mighty Carribbeans West Indies that begins on the 22nd of July.


Team India is currently following a very hectic and tight schedule for the last couple of week, especially after the IPL. After the conclusion of the IPL 2022, Team India has played series against South Africa, Ireland and England and West Indies is set to be the fourth team India face in 2 months after IPL.

This is the 2nd time that Team India and West Indies are squaring-off against each other this year after having last played in 2022 itself when the West Indies team toured India for 3 ODIs and as many T20Is.


However, there has been a lot of changes in the Indian team’s squad that has travelled to West Indies from the last time that played in February.

Today in this article, we take a look at 4 players who were in the squad for the West Indies series earlier but not in the squad for the West Indies tour this time around.

Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal was called into the Indian squad for the West Indies as a emergency replacement after several of Indian team’s players, including openers Shikhar Dhawan and Ruturaj Gaikwad, were tested positive to COVID-19. However, Mayank didn’t feature in any of the matches as eventually Dhawan and Gaikwad recovered from the virus after the first match.


Washington Sundar

Tamil Nadu’s Washington Sundar was touted a big talented and up and coming all-rounder under Team India’s disposal. He also featured in the series against West Indies taking 4 wickets in the ODI. However, due to being injury prone and suffering several injuries, also during the IPL 2022, Washington Sundar today is not a member of the Indian team.

Deepak Chahar

Pace bowler Deepak Chahar is another player who played in the West Indies series earlier this year however is not part of the travelling squad to West Indies. Deepak featured in the 3rd match of the series, taking 3 wickets. However, he suffered a major injury prior to IPL 2022 and was ruled out for the entire competition. He is currently training at the NCA, however, only his performance will determine his future.

Ravi Bishnoi

Young leg-spin bowler Ravi Bishnoi was picked for the both formats of the West Indies series after his impressing performance in domestic cricket and in IPL. However, he didn’t feature in any of the ODI matches. Currently, the veteran Yuzvendra Chahal is keeping him out of the team.

Also note: that there are some more players who played in the West Indies earlier this year but has not travelled to West Indies as they have been rested for the series.

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