The West Indies cricket team arrived in Vadodara on Thursday for the two-Test series against India starting October 4.

The contingent, led by Jason Holder, had a warm reception at the hotel. They walked out of the bus amid drum rolls and witnessed traditional Indian music and dance.

The Caribbeans will commence the series with a two-day warm-up fixture against Board President XI at the Gujarat State Fertilizer Corporation Ground in Vadodara on Saturday.


The Indian squad is expected to be announced by Saturday, depending on off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and speedster Ishant Sharma's fitness tests .

West Indies squad: Jason Holder(c), Sunil Ambris, Devendra Bishoo, Kraigg Brathwaite, Roston Chase, Shane Dowrich, Shannon Gabriel, Jahmar Hamilton, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Keemo Paul, Kieran Powell, Kemar Roach, Jomel Warrican, Sherman Lewis