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BCCI Announced India’s T20 World Cup Squad 2021

India's T20 World Cup squad 2021

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The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is to be played in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman from 17 October. This T20 World Cup is to be played in the hosting of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). In this event, India will play its first match against Pakistan on 24 October. The last T20 World Cup was played in 2016.

BCCI  has been announced India’s T20 World Cup squad 2021. In the team, Suryakumar Yadav and Ashwin have got a place in the 15 member squad. Shikhar Dhawan has not been selected in the team.

KL Rahul has got a place in the 15 member squad. Rishabh Pant and Ishan Kishan have been given place as wicketkeepers in the team. Among the fast bowlers, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Mohammed Shami have been included in the team. Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja have been included in the team as all-rounders.

Young faces like Axar Patel, Rahul Chahar, and Varun Chakraborty have also found a place in the team. Deepak Chahar, Shreyas Iyer, and Shardul Thakur have been included in the team as stand-byes.

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of the best captains of India, has been appointed by the BCCI as the mentor of the team in the T20 World Cup.

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India’s T20 World Cup Squad 2021:

Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (VC), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami.

Batsman: Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (VC), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav,

All-Rounder’s:  Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja

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Wicket  Keepers:  Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan

Bowlers:  Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami.

The groupings: 

 A total of 16 teams are participating in this event and a total of 45 matches will be played. The final match is to be played on 14 November. India were placed in Group 2, which also includes Afghanistan, New Zealand, and Pakistan.

Group 1 Group 2
England India
Australia New Zealand
South Africa Pakistan
West Indies Afghanistan
Group A topper (post qualification phase) Group B topper (post qualification phase)
Group B runner-up (post qualification phase) Group A runner-up (post qualification phase)

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