India has just announced its last 15-man squad for the upcoming ODI World Cup. With less than a month to go until the tournament starts on October 5 and ends on November 19, all attention was on the press conference where India’s team was picked.
ICC World Cup 2023 Squad Members
As reported by the Indian Express, the senior national selection committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finalized the squad late on Saturday night. KL Rahul has been selected, while Sanju Samson will likely miss out.
Apart from Samson, Tilak Varma and Prasidh Krishna, who are currently participating in the Asia Cup in Sri Lanka, are also not expected to be part of the World Cup squad.
“BCCI Chief Selector Ajit Agarkar announces ICC World Cup 2023 squad- Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav,” reads ANI’s tweet.
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“Nice to have Tilak Verma in the squad,” says Robin Aiyuda Uthappa in a tweet.
“Surprise not to see @yuzi_chahal,” says Harbhajan Turbanator