ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced their final 15-man squad for tld he ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, jointly co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named the captain while Virat Kohli will be the vice-Captain of the side in ICC World Cup 2015 after being handed over the Test captaincy recently. Also Read: Know all the players of Team India for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Final 15-player squad announced
The World Cup 2011 hero, Yuvraj Singh whose name was highly discussed following the brilliant run on the domestic circuit, failed to make the cut in the final squad. The tournament would kick-start on February 14, 2015 with India beginning their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on February 15. Also Read: Indian Squad for Tri-Series in Australia 2015
India have named their final squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. MS Dhoni will lead the 15-man Indian squad that will aim to defend its ICC Cricket World Cup title in Australia and New Zealand in February-March.
Ravindra Jadeja and Stuart Binny have been included as all-rounders, whilst Axar Patel and Ravinchandran Ashwin offer spin options. The squad also features several fast bowlers with Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma leading the line.
India’s campaign starts with a Pool B match against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on February 15. To see the fixtures in full please click here.
India Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt, wk), Virat Kohli (vice-capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Stuart Binny, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Moha
mmed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.
Carrying the immense responsibility of retaining the World Cup trophy will be a huge task for these 15-players selected for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. BCCI’s national selection committee, headed by Sandeep Patil have been under pressure in picking the most balanced team that could defend the title in the bouncy, hostile wickets of Australia and New Zealand. Also Read: ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Schedule: Complete Fixtures & Time Table of all Cricket World Cup 2015 Matches
Picking the right mix of players for the World Cup 2015 was not an easy game for the selectors. There were fitness concerns about players like all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who returned from the Australia tour midway citing shoulder injury. Pacer Ishant Sharma also put himself under serious doubt after he pulled out of 4th Test match in Sydney with a knee injury.
After hanging up his boots in Test cricket recently, MS Dhoni will now wholly concentrate on bringing the world glory back to India. After leading the nation World Cup victory in 2011 with a scintillating unbeaten 91, Captain Cool is once again handed the task to repeat the glittering array of silverware that the Men in Blue have won during his tenure . He is well supported by in-form man and deputy, Virat Kohli who has proved his mettle on Australian soil.
Indian Team for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: 15 players list
MS Dhoni (Captain), Virat Kohli (Vice Captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Stuart Binny, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Axar Patel, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Md. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.
|MS Dhoni (Captain)|
|Virat Kohli (Vice Captain)|
Team India for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: 30 probable players list (from)
MS Dhoni (Captain and Wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Kedar Jadhav, Manoj Tiwary, Manish Pandey, Murali Vijay, Wriddhiman Saha, Robin Uthappa, Sanju Samson, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Stuart Binny, Parvez Rasool, R Ashwin, Karn Sharma, Amit Mishra, Kuldeep Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Varun Aaron, Dhawal Kulkarni, Mohit Sharma and Ashok Dinda
|MS Dhoni (Captain and Wk)Shikhar Dhawan|
|Mohit Sharma and Ashok Dinda|
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