West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and invited India to bat first in the opening One Day International of the five-match series at Queen's Park Oval. India handed ODI debut to left-arm chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav. Ravindra Jadeja was dropped. Ajinkya Rahane returned to the Playing XI in the place of Rohit Sharma, who is rested for the tour. Paceman Jasprit Bumrah too is not par of the squad.