ICC Cricket World Cup 2021 is starting from 17th October in UAE and Oman. India are one of the eight teams that have directly qualified for the Super 12 Stage. They are set up in Group 2 of Super 12 Stage among Afghanistan, Pakistan, New Zealand and two other qualifying teams. BCCI have announced India team squad for T20 World Cup 2021 today. As per the announcement, Virat Kohli will captain India in WC T20 2021. You can check India Team Squad here for ICC T20 World Cup 2021 here on this page.
Originally, India were the host of T20 World Cup 2021. However, due to the rising concerns of the pandemic, BCCI requested ICC to move the T20 World Cup 2021 venue to another place. Hence, ICC declared UAE and Oman as venues for T20 World Cup 2021.India Official Players
Realizing the intensity of the tournament, The Board of Control Cricket in India announced 15 member India Team Squad for T20 World Cup 2021 on 8th September 2021. BCCI have included some of the top batsmen and bowlers in India team squad to compete for the title in the tournament.
India Team Squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2021
The India Team Squad for T20 World Cup 2021 includes the following players.
Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma (VC), Shikhar Shawan, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Ishan Kishan (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravendra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravvarthy Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami.
The most experienced and successful Captain Virat Kohli will skipper India in ICC T20 World Cup 2021. No doubt India has performed really impressively under the captaincy of Kohli. He is capable to take brave decisions in crucial situations and lead his team from front lines.
India cricket team real strength lies in their batting line up. This is the reason for the selectors of this team to re-call their T20 specialists for increasing their batting line-up. Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli will be top order batsmen for India in ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
However KL Rahul,Rishab Pant and Ishan Kishan will take charge in the middle order for this side. But final selection will be done before the start of each match. Rishab Pant will perform his duties behind the stump during this tournament.
India has also recruited some best all-rounders in their squad including Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandaya and Kedar Yadav. All these players are known for their aggressive batting as well as bowling style.
The pace bowling attack of India also looks pretty strong. In spotlight Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Mohammad Shami will be front line pacers for this side. Whereas Ravichandaran Ashwin and Ravendra Jadeka will be take charge as the spin bowlers in Indian Cricket team.