Chris Gayle was not selected in The Hundred draft, but Rashid Khan, Andre Russell, Steve Smith and David Warner were all snapped up.
Andre Russell is able to play for Vancouver Knights but not "100 per cent" for West Indies, claims supportive captain Carlos Brathwaite.
Having suffered a knee injury at the Cricket World Cup, Andre Russell will not be fit for the start of the series against India.
West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell saw his Cricket World Cup curtailed by a knee injury, but he has undergone a successful operation.
Opening batsman Sunil Ambris has replaced all-rounder Andre Russell for the rest of West Indies' Cricket World Cup campaign.
West Indies have calmed injury fears over Andre Russell and Evin Lewis as they bid to get their World Cup campaign back on track.
Not for the first time in the Cricket World Cup, Andre Russell was helped off the field with a knee injury.
West Indies star Andre Russell is not happy that he has a reputation as a medium-pacer rather than a quick.
Jason Holder is hopeful Andre Russell and Chris Gayle will recover in time for West Indies' second Cricket World Cup match.
West Indies began the Cricket World Cup with a dominant win over Pakistan and Jason Holder says can mount a challenge for the trophy.