The most awaited news is announced today! India announced their 15-man squad for the ICC World Cup 2019, that is to be played in the UK from May 30, 2019.
The team, which will be led by Virat Kohli, includes Dinesh Karthik as the second wicket-keeper besides MS Dhoni. Vijay Shankar is included in the team as an all-rounder along with Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja and Kedar Jadhav. Coming to the bowling department, the individuals who are included in the team are Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami.
The inclusion of Dinesh Karthik was the notable factor while Rishabh Pant was the surprise exclusion. The players on reserves will be announced today. So, there is still some hope for Ambati Rayudu and Rishabh Pant who can find a place in the team if anyone picks up an injury.
This announcement had been awaited with great anticipation, especially since it was announced about a week ago, with most of the conjecture surrounding who would be India's crucial No. 4 batsman. The squad was announced by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Chairman of Selectors MSK Prasad.
Here are the names of all the team members, Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MSD (WK), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami.
India’s squad for the ICC #CWC19 announced: Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MSD (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohd Shami— BCCI (@BCCI) April 15, 2019