North Sound, Aug 22: West Indies skipper Jason Holder won the toss and opted to field against India in the 1st Test of the ICC World Test Championship here at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Thursday.
The toss was delayed due to wet outfield as 15 minutes were lost.
For India Mayank Agarwal and KL Rahul will be opening the batting in the series. The visitors are going with the same side that played in Australia.
Ashwin, Saha, Kuldeep, Rohit and Umesh are not playing in the playing eleven.
Shamarh Brooks the middle-order batsman, is making his debut for West Indies and gets his Test cap from Sir Viv Richards.
West Indies (Playing XI): Kraigg Brathwaite, John Campbell, Shai Hope(w), Shamarh Brooks, Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer, Roston Chase, Jason Holder(c), Miguel Cummins, Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach
India (Playing XI): Mayank Agarwal, Lokesh Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli(c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah (UNI)