The controversial Umpire Decision Review System will not be in place in the forthcoming series between India and the West Indies after the BCCI has convinced its Caribbean counterparts against the use of technology during the entire tour.
Chris Gayle will not be considered for selection to the West Indies team before an intended meeting with himself, the Selection Committee, the WICB Management and the West Indies Team Management," the WICB said in a statement.
At odds with the West Indies Cricket Board, explosive batsman Chris Gayle was on Monday left out of the squads announced for the lone Twenty20 and the first two one-dayers against India starting June 4.
The Test team for the West Indies tour saw a return of some old faces and the inclusion of some new ones as Sachin Tendulkar opted out and Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh were ruled out for the entire series due to injury and sickness.
Gautam Gambhir has been advised rest for six weeks to nurse his 'sore shoulder' and is likely to miss the West Indies tour starting June 4. Suresh Raina will be leading the team in the One-day International series in Gambhir's absence.
After the Pakistani batsmen levelled the Test series against West Indies, at Saint Kitts, with a huge margin of 196 runs, the Caribbean skipper, Darren Sammy, expressed that he was not very disappointed with the defeat.