Andre Russell has been ruled out of the T20I series against India which is set to begin on Friday, August 3, 2019. The series also marks the beginning of India's tour of West Indies 2019. The first T20I will be played at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Lauderhill, Florida. The match will begin at 8:00 PM IST, 2:30 PM GMT. The two matches of the T20I series will be played in Florida and the final T20I will be played in Guyana.

WI vs IND 1st T20I broadcast on Sony Six and Sony ESPN

Sony Six and Sony ESPN will broadcast the matches of the series Live for viewers in India. Sony ESPN will provide the English commentary while Sony Six will provide the Hindi commentary. SonyLiv will live stream the matches of the series via its app and website in the Indian subcontinent for the subscribed audience. Sky Sports Cricket will telecast the match in the United Kingdom.

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Narine, Pollard return to the national side mix

Andre Russell's injury has been giving worries to the West Indies team since the World Cup and the story hasn't changed one bit.

Russell recently played one match against at Global T20 League and felt some discomfort in his knee. He has ruled out himself considering this and is said to return only after the T20Is. Jason Mohammad has been named as his replacement. Windies will be happy to have Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard back in the squad while the rest of the side seems to have enough power-hitters to make up for Chris Gayle, who will join the squad for the last T20I and the ODIs.

Virat Kohli's problem to plenty returns with new faces in the side

India has some new faces in their T20 squad as Manish Pandey, Shreyas Iyer, Washington Sundar, Ravindra Jadeja and Khaleel Ahmed have returned to the mix.

Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Navdeep Saini have received their maiden call-ups. India is likely to choose between Jadeja and Krunal Pandya for the all-rounder's spot while picking one between R Chahar and Washington might be the way to go about it.

The Florida weather during the weekend could be slightly problematic for the matches. According to the Cricbuzz article, there is a 65% chance of rain in the area which might ruin the match.

But if the match happens eventually, teams will be more than happy to chase.

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