India may rest Virat Kohli for tour game vs West Indies

Test specialists Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane together with a well-rested Jasprit Bumrah are going to be aiming for a few quality game time once India defy West Indies Cricket Board XI in a three-day readying game beginning on Sat sooner than two-match series.
With skipper Virat Kohli sustaining a right thumb injury throughout the third ODI, the team management would really like to exercise precaution and should be rest their best player before World Test championship opener.
Kohli has been in phenomenal form and has led India from the front in the limited-overs series. After evaluation 106 runs within the 3 T20s, Kohli garnered 234 runs, including two centuries, in the two ODIs while the first one-dayer was called off due to rains after playing 13 overs.
After whitewashing West Indies 3-0 in the T20 International series, India continued their winning spree and pocketed the three-match ODI rubber 2-0. A win in the Test series starting August 22 will be the first time that India would have won across all formats on Caribbean soil.
For one of India’s batting mainstays in the longest format, Pujara will be playing a competitive red ball game after a good six months having last appeared in the Ranji Trophy final for Saurashtra an honest six months back.
Rahane, skipper Virat Kohli’s deputy in this format, didn’t exactly set the English County on fire scoring only 307 runs in seven games with a hundred and a fifty and sub-par average of 23.61

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