The team will be led by Rohit Sharma while Ishan Kishan, who was excellent with the bat in the middle-order, has also found a place in the squad.
Apart from captain Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav will lead the Indian team in the all-rounder.
All-rounders Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel and Shardul Thakur have also been included in the squad as the selection committee and team management have emphasized on the depth of the squad.
In bowling, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj will play in the pace attack while spinner Kuldeep Yadav has also been included in the squad.
The selection committee also discussed Rahul’s fitness and after the medical board gave the go-ahead, he was included in the squad. Rahul has already been practicing for a few hours at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru. It is also learnt that he will be sent to Lanka where he will join the Indian team for the Asia Cup.
The BCCI, which was supposed to submit the final World Cup squad to the International Cricket Council (ICC) by September 5, wanted to hold a selection committee meeting on the evening of September 4. But after Rahul was cleared by doctors, they decided there was no point in waiting another day.
Rahul, who was one of the key players in the team’s starting line-up and is also likely to don the gloves at the World Cup, was notAll setbacks for Rahul, but we all hope that he has corrected the