T20 World Cup 2021: India Squad For T20 World Cup 2021 Announced, Shikhar Dhawan Misses Out

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India Squad For T20 World Cup 2021
India Squad For T20 World Cup 2021

T20 World Cup 2021: India Squad For T20 World Cup 2021 Announced, Shikhar Dhawan Misses Out. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), announced the Indian squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Notably, the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is slated to take place from October 17-November 15 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman.

The qualifier round of the tournament will be played in Oman and UAE from October 17-October 22, while the Super12 stage of the tournament will be played entirely in the UAE from October 23-November 15. A total of 8 teams have already qualified for the Super12 stage of the T20 World Cup based on the ICC T20 Team Rankings as of March 20, 2021.

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Schedule
ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Image Credits: Twitter

Also Read: Pakistan Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: 3 Deserving Players Who Missed Out

BCCI Announces India’s Squad For ICC T20 World Cup 2021

The BCCI, on Wednesday, announced India’s squad for the upcoming edition of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Virat Kohli, team India’s all-format skipper, will continue to lead the Men in Blue while star opener, Rohit Sharma, has been named the vice-captain of the side. Rishabh Pant will go in the T20 World Cup as the first-choice wicketkeeper of the side.

India National Cricket Team
India National Cricket Team. (Image Credit: Twitter)

India’s 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.

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The Men In Blue In The Same Group As Arch Rivals Pakistan

The Indian Cricket Team has been placed alongside arch-rivals Pakistan in the second group of the Super12. The two sides have not played bilateral cricket since 2012 due to political tensions between the two nations. Their encounter in the World Cup this year will take place on October 24 in Dubai, which will be the maiden game of both teams in the World Cup this year.

Pakistan Squad For T20 World Cup 2021
Pakistan Squad For T20 World Cup 2021. Image Credits: PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Monday, announced their 15-member squad for the T20I series against New Zealand and England and the T20 World Cup 2021. Senior players including Shoaib Malik, Sarfaraz Ahmed, and Fakhar Zaman have been left out of the squad. The Men in Blue will also take on New Zealand and Afghanistan in the Super12 stage and with the 2nd qualifier of Group A and 1st qualifier of Group B.

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