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Brathwaite to captain West Indies against Bangladesh

Barbadian opener Kraigg Brathwaite will captain the West Indies team in its two Test matches against Bangladesh. This was announced today as the Cricket West Indies selection panel named a 15-man squad for the short series.

The release read, "The WINDIES will also be without Test and ODI Captain, Jason Holder who has a partial thickness tear of the subscapularis tendon in his shoulder and will undergo physiotherapy and rehabilitation in Barbados."

India thrash WI to win ODI series

India crushed the West Indies by nine wickets in the final One-day International to win the five-match series 3-1 here on Thursday.

Batting first after winning the toss, West Indies were 104 all out in 31.5 overs.

Chasing a paltry target of 105, India completed the task in 14.5 overs at the Greenfield Stadium.

Brief scores:

West Indies: 103 all out in 31.5 overs (Holder 25; Ahmed 2/29, Jadeja 4/33, Bumrah 2/11).

India: 105/1 in 14.5 overs (Rohit Sharma not out 63, Virat Kohli not out 33).

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