ICC T20 World Cup 2022: Group India Departs For Australia

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Early on Thursday morning, the Indian T20 World Cup workforce departed for Australia. KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya might be seen getting off the workforce car and coming into the airport in a video of the squad leaving the Mumbai airport.

Virat Kohli, who together with captain Rohit Sharma is taken into account to be the spine of the workforce’s batting, was additionally current. Males in Blue will first go to Perth earlier than persevering with on to Sydney, the place they’ll play two exhibition video games in opposition to the hosts Australia and New Zealand earlier than dealing with Pakistan within the essential first match on October 23. 

Team India players at the Mumbai airport leaving for Australia.
Group India gamers on the Mumbai airport leaving for Australia (Picture Credit: BCCI)

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On September 12, the Board chosen the 15-member workforce, with Rohit Sharma serving as captain and KL Rahul serving as vice-captain. The selection of Rohit, Virat Kohli, Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, and Deepak Hooda as specialist hitters was in accordance with expectations. The squad’s two all-rounders are Hardik Pandya and Axar Patel. 

Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant (Image Credits: BCCI)
Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant (Picture Credit: BCCI)

The 2 wicketkeepers have been introduced as being Rishabh Pant and the seasoned Dinesh Karthik. However now that Jasprit Bumrah is out, the bowling is toothless. Questions have additionally been raised about India’s dying bowling, which incorporates gamers like Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, and Arshdeep Singh, after latest performances in opposition to Australia and South Africa. 

Earlier, the BCCI posted a photograph of the squad leaving Mumbai together with the caption: “Image Good, Let’s do that, Group India.” 

Mohammad Shami Nonetheless On Standby Listing

Arshdeep Singh, a left-arm quick bowler who has already been acknowledged for a robust begin to his worldwide profession, will present a brand new dimension to the workforce’s tempo assault. 

Axar and part-timer Hooda will assist skilled Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal within the spin division. 

Attributable to Ravindra Jadeja’s harm, Avesh Khan was the one participant of the Asia Cup workforce who appeared to have been missed. 

Mohammed Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, and younger spinner Ravi Bishnoi have been added to the standby record. 

Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami. Pic Credit: Twitter

The T20 World Cup will start on October 16 with the championship match scheduled for November 13. Pakistan, South Africa, Bangladesh, and two qualifiers have been positioned in Group 2 with India. 

On October 23, India performs Pakistan of their opening match on the Melbourne Cricket Floor. After shedding their first two video games to Pakistan and New Zealand, India final 12 months was eradicated from the group stage. 

India Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.

Standby Gamers: Mohammad Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar.

Additionally Learn: ICC T20 World Cup 2022: Dale Steyn Names Alternative Of Jasprit Bumrah In India’s Squad For T20 World Cup 2022

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