The excitement is building as Team India squad for the ICC World Cup 2023 has been unveiled. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the players who will represent India in this prestigious cricket tournament, their journey to the squad, and the schedule they’ll be facing.
India Squad for ICC World Cup 2023
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has selected a 15-man squad that combines the experience of veterans with the exuberance of young talents. Rohit Sharma, one of India’s cricketing stalwarts, will lead the team, with the dynamic Hardik Pandya as the vice-captain.
Rohit Sharma (Captain)
Key Players in the Squad
- Virat Kohli: The cricketing genius continues to be a crucial asset for India.
- Shubman Gill: The young opener has shown immense promise in the recent past.
- KL Rahul: Back after a fitness setback, Rahul’s return adds depth to the batting order.
- Ravindra Jadeja: The versatile all-rounder is a vital contributor with both bat and ball.
- Jasprit Bumrah: India’s pace spearhead will be a force to reckon with.
- Kuldeep Yadav: The lone specialist spinner in the squad brings his spin magic to the World Cup.
The Challenging Schedule
India’s journey in the ICC World Cup 2023 kicks off with an exciting clash against Australia on October 8. The men in blue will face nine other teams during the first round, with their last match scheduled against the Netherlands on November 12. Check out the full schedule below:
- October 8: India vs. Australia in Chennai
- October 11: India vs. Afghanistan in Delhi
- October 14: India vs. Pakistan in Ahmedabad
- October 19: India vs. Bangladesh in Pune
- October 22: India vs. New Zealand in Dharamsala
- October 29: India vs. England in Lucknow
- November 2: India vs. Sri Lanka in Mumbai
- November 5: India vs. South Africa in Kolkata
- November 12: India vs. Netherlands in Bengaluru
As the countdown to the ICC World Cup 2023 begins, India’s cricketing fans are eager to see their team in action. With Rohit Sharma’s leadership and a well-balanced squad, the hopes are high.
Stay tuned for exciting cricketing action and memorable moments as India competes for cricket’s most coveted trophy.
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