Indian Team for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021
The BCCI on Wednesday announced a 15-member squad for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 which will be played in October and November in UAE and Oman.
The team includes some new faces and also some old veterans in the squad. The biggest highlight of the squad is that Ravichandran Ashwin is back into the team.
Yuzi Chahal who had been a regular member of the team has been left out of the team. Shikhar Dhawan who had been in fantastic form in the IPL has also been left out of the team.
Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakaur and Deepak Chahar have been named as the standby players for the squad.
Another big breaking news is that MS Dhoni has been named as the mentor of the team and will be with the team throughout the tournament.
India Squad for T20 World Cup 2021:
Virat Kohli (Capt), 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.
Standby players- Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakaur and Deepak Chahar.
Mentor – MS Dhoni.
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