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India’s World Cup squad Announced

India’s World Cup squad Announced

India has announced its 15-member squad for the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, which will be held in India from October 11 to November 12. The squad is a good mix of experience and youth, and it includes some of the best players in the world in all three departments.

Rohit Sharma will lead the team, and he will be assisted by vice-captain Hardik Pandya. Other experienced players in the squad include Virat Kohli, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Shami.

The younger players in the squad include Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav. These players have all been in good form in recent months, and they will be hoping to make a big impact at the World Cup.

The Indian squad is well-balanced in terms of batting and bowling. The batting lineup includes a mix of aggressive and defensive batsmen, which will give the team flexibility in different match conditions. The bowling attack is also well-balanced, with a mix of pace and spin.

Overall, India has a very strong squad for the World Cup. They are one of the favorites to win the tournament, and they will be hoping to lift the trophy on home soil.

Here is a brief introduction of the key players in the Indian squad

  • Rohit Sharma: Sharma is one of the most prolific batsmen in the modern game. He is the captain of the Indian team in all three formats of the game.
  • Virat Kohli: Kohli is one of the greatest batsmen of all time. He has scored over 12,000 runs in ODIs, and he is the captain of the Indian team in Test cricket.
  • Hardik Pandya: Pandya is a versatile all-rounder. He is a powerful hitter of the ball, and he is also a handy bowler.
  • Ravindra Jadeja: Jadeja is another versatile all-rounder. He is a left-arm spinner, and he is also a good fielder.
  • Jasprit Bumrah: Bumrah is one of the best bowlers in the world. He is known for his accuracy and his ability to bowl yorkers at will.
  • Mohammed Shami: Shami is an experienced fast bowler. He is known for his pace and his swing.

World Cup team announced

All teams must finalise their 15-player squads prior to September 28, with any replacements after this date requiring approval from the ICC.

India World Cup squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya (Vice-captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav.

Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim.

Australia squad: Pat Cummins (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Aaron Hardie, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Tanveer Sangha, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa. (three to be omitted)

England’s squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes.

South Africa squad: Temba Bavuma (c), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Sisanda Magala, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie van der Dussen.

Netherlands squad: Scott Edwards (c), Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikram Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, Paul van Meekeren, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Ryan Klein, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Sybrand Engelbrecht.

New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young.

Afghanistan squad: Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abdul Rahman, Naveen ul Haq.

Sri Lanka Squad: Dasun Shanaka (c), Kusal Mendis (vc), Kusal Perera, Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushan Hemantha, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka; Travelling reserve: Chamika Karunaratne.

Bangladesh squad: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Litton Kumer Das, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Najmul Hossain Shanto (vc), Tawhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nasum Ahmed, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib.

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