There comes a big update straight from Cricket West Indies. Their prolific players Jason Holder & Alzarri Joseph will leave ODI World Cup 2023 Qualifiers Early in order to feature in the IND vs WI 2023 series. This decision comes after West Indies got eliminated from the tournament, leaving them with no further games to participate in.
With West Indies’ exit from the ODI World Cup Qualifiers, Jason Holder and Alzarri Joseph, in consultation with Cricket West Indies have made the choice to prioritize their workload management and the upcoming home series against India. For the unversed West Indies are out of the qualification process & thus their remaining fixtures are just a dead rubber for West Indies.
Coming to the World Cup Qualifiers, for the first time in history West Indies will not be participating in ODI World Cup 2023. Their hopes of advancing were dashed following a defeat to Scotland during the Super Sixes stage. Their remaining matches against Oman and Sri Lanka hold no significance for them.
Joseph, Holder has been rested for the remaining fixtures of ODI World Cup 2023 Qualifiers for Workload Management
The decision of resting Holder & Joseph for the remaining fixtures of Qualifiers was taken to manage their workload. By providing some rest to the duo CWI aims to optimize their performance for the challenging series against India. Also their absence in the remaining fixtures of World Cup 2023 Qualifiers will provide an opportunity for young talents to cement their position in the National Team by delivering significant performances.
IND vs WI 2023 is crucial for both teams as it marks the beginning of the World Test Championship cycle. And the presence of Alzarri Joseph & Jason Holder would be a bonus for West Indies Cricket. The duo along with the rest of the West Indies team will try their best to prove their prowess & bounce back to winning terms in the much anticipated India series.
The IND vs WI 2023 series will begin with the Test series. The two-match Test Series will be played in Dominica and Trinidad, starting from July 12. Following the Test series, the teams will compete in three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) on July 27, July 29, and August 1. The series will conclude with five Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) from August 3 to August 13, with the last two matches taking place in Florida. With one of the biggest limited-overs series approaching fans would be awaiting to experience action-packed cricket on the field.