Rathour said that Pant is a good player and can be tried up the order.

Rishabh Pant is opening the batting for Team India in the second ODI against West Indies at the Narendra Modi stadium. The left-handed batter is playing as an opener after six years. He had opened during his U-19 days. KL Rahul, the regular opener, will bat in the middle-order. Meanwhile, India dropped Ishan Kishan to include KL Rahul in the team. 

West Indies 1 Shai Hope (wk), 2 Brandon King, 3 Darren Bravo, 4 Shamarh Brooks, 5 Nicholas Pooran (capt.), 6 Jason Holder, 7 Odean Smith, 8 Fabian Allen, 9 Akeal Hosein, 10 Alzarri Joseph, 11 Kemar Roach

India 1 Rohit Sharma (capt.), 2 KL Rahul, 3 Virat Kohli, 4 Rishabh Pant (wk), 5 Suryakumar Yadav, 6 Deepak Hooda, 7 Washington Sundar, 8 Shardul Thakur, 9 Mohammed Siraj, 10 Yuzvendra Chahal, 11 Prasidh Krishna

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