Indian squad for World Cup announced, Rishabh Pant left out

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Indian squad for World Cup announced, Rishabh Pant left out

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 15 Apr 2019, 03:52 pm

New Delhi, Apr 15 (IBNS): Indian selectors on Monday named the 15-member squad for the upcoming World Cup where Rishabh Pant could not find a place while Dinesh Kartik managed to book a seat for the UK.

The World Cup will be played in the UK this time.

There were no major surprises in the team.

Virat Kohli will lead the squad.

Rohit Sharma, under whose leadership India won the Asia Cup last year, will play the role of his deputy.

Despite Dinesh Kartik's inclusion, MS Dhoni will remain the first choice keeper of the national side.

This will be his fourth World Cup appearance.

Under his leadership, India had won the 2011 edition while played the semi-finals last time in 2015.

Virat Kohli is leading the side in the 50-over tournament for the first time in his career.

Ambati Rayudu could not find a place in the side.

Indian squad:

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

 

Image: BCCI Twitter page

Indian squad for World Cup announced, Rishabh Pant left out

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