MSK Prasad led BCCI selection panel has announced the Indian squad for the upcoming ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup. There was vagueness regarding who would be placed at number four batting order. The batting order position is a crucial spot for India. Since the last world cup, Indian selectors are experimenting with the fourth batting choice. The team is fighting to make a third win in the coming ICC World Cup.
The journey towards the World Cup for will start with their first match against South Africa on June 5, 2019. The pattern of the tournament this time is such that all teams have to play once against all the other teams playing in the tournament. The team selection could have been more challenging to the selection panel as there are too many good players with good performance, both from the T20 stream and from the ODI stream to get into the eleven.
- 1 Indian Team Squad for 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup
- 1.1 Team India Squad Players for ICC World Cup Cricket 2019
- 1.2 1. Virat Kohli (Captain)
- 1.3 2. Rohit Sharma
- 1.4 3. Shikhar Dhawan
- 1.5 4. Vijay Shankar
- 1.6 5. MS Dhoni
- 1.7 6. Dinesh Karthik
- 1.8 7. Kedar Jadhav
- 1.9 8. Hardik Pandya
- 1.10 9. Ravindra Jadeja
- 1.11 10. Kuldeep Yadav
- 1.12 11. Yuzvendra Chahal
- 1.13 12. Jasprit Bumrah
- 1.14 13. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
- 1.15 14. Mohammed Shami
- 1.16 15. KL Rahul
Indian Team Squad for 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup
Let’s check out the complete list of players selected and confirmed for Cricket World cup 2019 below.
Here is the team India for ICC World Cup 2019
Virat Kohli(C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (WK), Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvaneswar Kumar, Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav.
Team India Squad Players for ICC World Cup Cricket 2019
We have done the deep research, hard work so that you get the best possible list of players for the ICC World Cup 2019.
Starting with the Indian team captain, we will move on with the all-rounders and then grab information about the bowlers.
1. Virat Kohli (Captain)
If there is any living legend who is making Indians proud at the moment, Virat Kohli is the sole name. He is the playmaker and is the perfect name to lead India at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
2. Rohit Sharma
The man who has hit 200 three times in his entire cricket carrier, India can’t get a better opener than Hitman. Having immense experience, skills, and thrust, Rohit Sharma is a sheer match winner for the Indian team.
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3. Shikhar Dhawan
Right after Rohit Sharma, if there is an opener who can accompany him at the start, Shikhar Dhavan Aka Gabbar is the name. He is immensely skilled, talented and can give India, flying start they truly deserve.
4. Vijay Shankar
Vijay Shankar, one of the emerging player in Indian team got selected for the World cup. Shankar is an all-rounder where he can bat, bowl and field.
5. MS Dhoni
With MS Dhoni, no introduction is needed at any cost. Even at age 37, he is probably the best finisher of all times and is still playing well for the CSK. A man who can finish games for India, he is the gold, India will need for the World Cup.
6. Dinesh Karthik
Being the KKR team captain since 2018, Dinesh Karthik has just revolutionized his cricketing career. Also, the Indian team has always struggled with their later batsman and if Dinesh Karthik can fill the gap, no one can be a better choice than him.
7. Kedar Jadhav
Wondering about a reliable batsman at number 5 will bring Kedar Jadhav into the limelight. He is multi-talented, can bat, bowl and have the tendency to grab wickets at any point of time. Indeed, there is no replacement for Kedar Jadhav and the selectors must surely include him for the World Cup Squad.
8. Hardik Pandya
Currently, if there is an all-rounder which India desperately needs, Hardik Pandya is the go-to name. He is showing immense talent in the IPL where hitting sixes have become a cakewalk for him. If he is fit, selectors will surely include his name for the World Cup.
9. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja is the rocket man for India where his arms are a much need for the World Cup. Even in the IPL, he is showing a glimpse of good batting form which can be a blessing in disguise for Indian cricket. Probably, he should make for the playing 11 right after Hardik Pandya.
10. Kuldeep Yadav
Presently, the lead bowler for KKR team, Kuldeep Yadav has done extremely well for the Indian team. He has picked tons of wickets and has played a greater role in improving the Indian team’s rankings.
11. Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal has played a great hand in India’s success and will be a part of the Indian team squad. For the Bangalore, Chahal is like a lifeline and will certainly try it’s best to be a one for India too.
12. Jasprit Bumrah
Currently, the number one bowler of the cricketing world, Jasprit Bumrah is a sure shot man at the world cup 2019. Since a couple of years, he has taken Indian bowling to the next level where he will be leading India’s bowling attack. Of course, he has got no replacement, and the Indian board will play Bumrah, without any doubt.
13. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Just after Bumrah, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar is a bowler India can rely on the death overs. Over the years, his bowling has improved considerably and will look to lead the bowling attack aside Bumrah.
14. Mohammed Shami
Thinking about retirement a few months back, Mohammed Shami has come back strongly. In past months, he has taken massive wickets and is a must to include for the World Cup. In the Indian Team for World Cup 2019, if there is any pacer who have got accuracy, Mohammed Shami is the sole name.
15. KL Rahul
KL Rahul selected for India team world Cup 2019. He is in great for now in IPL. Rahul, right-handed batsman already proved his batting brilliance for India. His past performance helped him to get into the ICC World Cup 2019.
So, there we go. I hope you have got the list of each and every player that can be a part of the World Cup Squad. Indeed, every player is vital and all depends on the selectors to choose a perfect Indian Team for World Cup 2019.
From any point of view, the above list of players will make it to the World Cup Squad. Also, the listing of the perfect 15 players for World Cup 2019 will be announced on April 15, 2019. Certainly, we will have to wait, watch and hope that the Indian team will perform extremely well at the World Cup 2019.
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