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15 member Indian squad for World Cup 2019 announced

The Indian team has been announced for the 12th edition of the ICC World Cup. On Monday, 15-member Indian team was selected for Cricket’s biggest tournament. All India senior selection committee announced the team on Monday, 15 April. Rishabh Pant has not been given the place in the team. Dinesh Karthik has been given an opportunity.

 

BCCI’s selection committee president MSK Prasad said that due to the experience of wicketkeeping in the big matches, Karthik was selected. World Cup-2019 will be played in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14. The BCCI issued the names of the players who got the World Cup ticket on their Twitter handle. India will be going to the World Cup with three specialist seamers.

Indian team for World Cup 2019

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.

Young Vijay Shankar, KL Rahul and Ravindra Jadeja have been able to make the place in the 15-member team of India. Surprisingly, the non selection of Pant, who is considered to be Dhoni’s heir in one-day cricket, came as a surprise. The  21-year-old Pant till Sunday has scored 245 runs, while Karthik has scored 111 runs in the ongoing IPL. 33-year-old Kartik has played 91 ODIs so far, while Pant represented Team India in 5 ODI.

Team India schedule in World Cup 2019

May 25: (Warm-up) India vs New Zealand, Oval

May 28: (Warm-up) India vs. Bangladesh, Cardiff

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Date Opponent Venue
Jun-05 South Africa South Hampton
Jun-09 Australia The Oval
Jun-13 New Zealand Trent Bridge
Jun-16 Pakistan Old Trafford
Jun-22 Afghanistan South Hampton
Jun-27 West Indies Old Trafford
Jun-30 England Edgbaston
Jul-02 Bangladesh Edgbaston
Jul-06 Sri Lanka Leeds
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