Ground Report | New Delhi: Indian team players announced; The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the Indian team for the T20 World Cup starting in UAE-Oman from October 17 next month. In which R Ashwin has been included, but Shikhar Dhawan has not been able to find a place in the entire team.
The selection committee led by Chetan Sharma announced Team India after a meeting in Mumbai. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secretary Jay Shah were also present in this meeting.
Indian team players announced
BCCI has announced a team of 15 members for the T20 World Cup. Apart from this, 5 players have been kept as reserve. The International Cricket Council (ICC) bears the expenses of the squad of only 15 players, while the expenses of the remaining 5 players will be borne by the BCCI.
The decision to send 5 extra players has been taken in view of the possibility of corona and players getting injured.
Main Team – Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakraborty, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami.
India’s first match against Pakistan
This time the special thing in the T20 World Cup is that India’s first match will be with Pakistan on October 24. Both the teams last met on 16 June 2019 in the 50 Overs World Cup. Now, after more than two years, both the teams will compete with the bat on the Dubai ground.
India’s second match will be with New Zealand on 31 October while the Indian team will take on Afghanistan on 3 November. After this, India will face the team that has qualified in Super 12 (B-1) on November 5.
This time a total of 45 matches will be played in the T20 World Cup. The first match will be played on 17 October while the final will be played on 14 November.