The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has introduced a 15-member squad for the ODI World Cup 2023. The Board made a daring name in giving wicket-keeper batter KL Rahul the nod even supposing he did not function within the first two matches of Asia Cup 2023 on account of damage. Tilak Varma, who was chosen in India’s 17-member crew for the Asia Cup, did not discover a place within the 15-man World Cup squad whereas Sanju Samson was neglected too. Prasidh Krishna, who made his return to the ODI aspect after a protracted damage layoff, wasn’t picked by the selectors both however ace pacer Jasprit Bumrah was roped in.
There have been no surprises within the crew choice after chief selector Ajit Agarkar had steered that the World Cup squad will likely be picked from the 18-member Asia Cup squad (together with the reserve Samson).
Throughout the press convention for Asia Cup squad choice, Agarkar had stated that KL Rahul picked up a niggle, prompting the selectors to incorporate Sanju Samson as as a back-up choice.
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“Shreyas is being declared fully match whereas KL Rahul has picked up a niggle. It’s not his unique damage and that is why Sanju is travelling with us. We’re all anticipating him to be match, if not in the beginning of the Asia Cup however possibly the second and third recreation however he’s properly on observe. They’re two vital gamers and since we’re not choosing the crew for the World Cup groups until September 5, it provides us a while,” Agarkar had stated.
With Rahul now declared totally match, he was picked for the World Cup squad. The wicket-keeper batter can be anticipated to fly to Sri Lanka and stay accessible for choice for India’s Asia Cup Tremendous 4 matches.
India’s squad for Cricket World Cup 2023: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj.
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