If KKR left guard Rinku Singh missed the game, it’s more likely due to lack of space in the same position, given that Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya and Sanju Samson will play in the middle link.
Yashaswi Jaiswal, who is set to make his Test debut next week, is also included in the T20 squad after a terrific performance in the IPL
Two players who have returned to international level are pacer Avesh Khan and the aforementioned Bishnoi.
There are three spinners with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal also in the 15-man squad.
The composition of India’s T20I squad: Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Yashaswi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Surya Kumar Yadav (VC), Sanju Samson (wk), Hardik Pandya (C), Aksar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik, Avesh Khan, Mukesh Kumar.
T20 Series Schedule
1st T20I: August 3, Brian Lara Stadium, Trinidad
2nd T20I: August 6, Providence Stadium, Guyana
3rd T20I: August 8, Providence Stadium, Guyana
4th T20I: August 12, Broward Central Regional Park Stadium, Lauderhill, FL
5th T20I: August 13, Broward Central Regional Park Stadium, Lauderhill, FL