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Bumrah And Harshal Return To Indian Squad For T20 WC, Shami Is back For Home Series
By CricShots - Sep 12, 2022 5:39 pm
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On Monday, the BCCI has announced the much-awaited Indian squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022.  are set for an all-important meeting on Monday. scheduled to be played in Australia from October 16 to November 13. Rohit Sharma will lead the squad as men in blue will be traveling with 4 stand-by players for the marque event. 

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah 

Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel have made a comeback to the Indian team, having missed out on the Asia Cup with a side strain. Arshdeep Singh and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are the other two fast bowlers in the 15-member squad, along with the all-rounder Hardik Pandya. The squad was, however, missing all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who went through surgery last week after getting injured during the Asia Cup.

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R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Axar Patel are the specialist spinners, with the latter seeming to have replaced Jadeja in the squad. The batting line-up is along expected lines with captain Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, and Dinesh Karthik all included.

India squad for ICC T20 World Cup: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.

Reserve players – Mohd. Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar

BCCI also finalized the T20I squads for the three-match series against Australia and South Africa. They have named 16-man squads for the upcoming home series in September-October. The announcement came minutes after India announced a 15-man squad for the T20 World Cup in Australia, starting October 22.

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Pacers Mohammed Shami and Deepak Chahar, who was named as part of 4 standby players for the T20 World Cup, are part of the T20I series against South Africa and Australia.

India Squad for Australia T20Is: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd. Shami, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah.

India squad for South Africa T20Is: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Mohd. Shami, Harshal Patel, Deepak Chahar, Jasprit Bumrah.

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