Shikhar Dhawan
Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan on his arrival in Guwahati on Thursday. Image - Twitter

Several other players of the Indian cricket team including captain Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Rishabh Pant, Umesh Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu and Manish Pandey arrived in Guwahati on Thursday as the city gears up to host first ODI of the 5 ODIs to be played on October 21 between India and West Indies.

While former Indian cricket captain MS Dhoni along with support team and the entire West Indies team arrived in Guwahati on Wednesday.

On Monday, an 8-member team of West Indies cricket team arrived in the city.

Also read: MS Dhoni, West Indies cricket team arrive in Guwahati

The cricket players after their arrival in Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport were directly taken to were directly taken to Radisson Blu Hotel in Guwahati amidst tight security.

The first ODI of the five-match series will be played at the Assam Cricket Association’s Stadium at Barsapara on Sunday.

Also read: 8 members of West Indies cricket team arrive in Guwahati

The tour including two tests, five one-day internationals and three T20 internationals, and will continue till November 11.

Indian team swept the Test series 2-0 against West Indies, winning the second and final match by 10 wickets in Hyderabad on Sunday. For Team India, it was their 10th series win at home since their last defeat against England in the year 2012.

The first five-match ODI series beginning on October 21 in Guwahati will be followed by the second ODI on October 24 in Indore and the third ODI in Pune on October 27.

The final two ODIs will be held in Mumbai and Thiruvananthapuram on October 29 and November 1 respectively.

The one-dayers will be followed by the three T20 internationals to be held in Kolkata on November 4, in Lucknow on November 6 and in Chennai on November 11.

On the other hand, the West India team was seen practising in the cricket stadium on Thursday.

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