On 12.09.2022, the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) announced 15-members squad for the scheduled ICC T20 World Cup 2022. The interesting news is that Ravichandran Ashwin has made comeback to the squad after a long time.
It is amazing to know that MS Dhoni has been selected as the mentor for the ICC T20 world Cup campaign and he will motivate the team members during the tournament.
T20 squad India 2021 for T20 World Cup
Here is the India’s 15-man squad:
|Rohit Sharma (Captain)||35||Batsman||30 April 1987|
|KL Rahul (vice-captain)||30||Batsman||18 April 1992|
|Virat Kohli||33||Batsman||5 November 1988|
|Suryakumar Yadav||31||Batsman||14 September 1990|
|Deepak Hooda||27||All Rounder||4 October 1997|
|Rishabh Pant (wk)||24||Batsman / Wicket Keeper||17 September 1986|
|Dinesh Karthik (wk)||37||Batsman / Wicket Keeper||6 December 1993|
|Hardik Pandya||28||All Rounder||23 July 1990|
|R. Ashwin||35||Bowler||5 February 1990|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||32||Bowler||11 October 1993|
|Axar Patel||28||All Rounder||19 April 1995|
|Jasprit Bumrah||28||Bowler||23 November 1990|
|Bhuvneshwar Kumar||32||Bowler||20 January 1994|
|Harshal Patel||31||Bowler||1 June 1985|
|Arshdeep Singh||23||Bowler||5 February 1999|
Ashwin is an asset. This is what that was said by the Chief selector Chetan Sharma during a press conference. He is added that he has performed well during the IPL and we will use his experience. Also, he was needed because off spinner Washington (Sundar) injured.
It was astonishing for the fans that Shikhar Dhawan, was the famous omission from the squad.
The ICC T20 World Cup 2022 is scheduled to be held in Australia from October, 16, 2022. India will start its campaign by playing against Pakistan on October, 23, 2022.