For the hosts, all-rounder Krunal Pandya and left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed were handed T20 debuts.
For this tie, Bhuvi has stayed back at the team hotel with Umesh Yadav replacing him, while off-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was also left out.
For the tourists, Oshane Thomas, Fabian Allen, Khari Pierre earned their first caps.
The Windies return to the scene of their stunning 2016 World T20 triumph, beating England by four wickets in the final where Carlos Brathwaite hit four sixes in the last over to turn the tide miraculously in their favour.
India (Playing XI) - Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, K Khaleel Ahmed, Umesh Yadav
West Indies (Playing XI) - Rovman Powell, Darren Bravo, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Denesh Ramdin (Wicket-keeper), Kieron Pollard, Carlos Brathwaite (Captain), Keemo Paul, Fabian Allen, Khary Pierre, Oshane Thomas
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