India will play the 1st T20 against West Indies without their star players MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli on Sunday in Kolkata.

Live updates:

32/3 in 6 overs

WI 21/2 in 3.1 overs.

India win toss and field first

The toss will take place at 6:30 PM IST.

Hotstar live streaming details

Star Sports holds the official television rights for this series. Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 select will telecast the matches live for viewers in India. Hotstar will avail the online streaming option for the subscribers in India, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Krunal Pandya will debut for India in today's match. In the past three IPLs, he is one of only five players to have scored over 500 runs and taken 25 wickets.

Time for him to shine at the international level. Krunal has recovered after he underwent surgery for shoulder tear. His brother Hardik is already on the national side.

Kohli rested for T20 series

While Virat Kohli has been rested ahead of the touch Australian tour, MS Dhoni was dropped from the T20 squad and the upcoming series. Rohit Sharma who has done exceptionally well with the bat and captainship will lead the young Indian side. Shahbaz Nadeem and Khaleel Ahmed have also been named for this series.

The West Indies team after losing the ODI series 3-1, have called all their big stalwarts for the T20 series.

Andre Russell, Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo are all back in India for the series.

Read: Star Sports live streaming India v West Indies 1st T20 at 6 PM IST

Courtney Browne out of the series due to injury

But unfortunately, Courtney Browne, the chairman of selectors, said Russell was "injured" and his name has been withdrawn from the T20 series.

Most of the players who are part of the T20 squad have played the IPL for various franchisees and know the Indian pitches very well, particularly, Kolkatta's Eden Garden which can accommodate more than one lakh spectators. With many hard hitters in the team, the Windies are expected to give a tough fight to the Indians.

In another match, Pakistan play New Zealand for the 3rd T20 in the UAE. Follow the match live at Pakistan vs New Zealand 3rd Twenty20 online stream on PTV Sports at 9 PM PST