India Squad For T20 World Cup 2022 Announced; Big name returns
To select India’s teams for the next ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia and the domestic T20 International series over Australia and South Africa, the All-India Senior Selection Committee convened on Monday. Having restored their health, Jasprit Bumrah and Harshal Patel were selected for 15-man India’s T20 World Cup squad. The BCCI medical panel has cleared Bumrah, who had a back issue, and Harshal, that had a side strain, for the series after they underwent rigorous rehabilitation at the NCA. Mohammad Shami, a seasoned bowler, is one of the four reserve players for the multi-nation match that have been confirmed. India’s first game is against Pakistan on October 23.
The India team for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 been released by BCCI. The competition is slated to begin the following month. The competition will begin on October 16 with the qualification games. On November 13, 2022, the T20 World Cup final would occur. An overall of 45 matches is played during the event.
Australia serves as the tournament’s location. The T20 World Cup 2022 will begin on October 23 with Pakistan taking against India at Melbourne Cricket Ground. With countries like South Africa, Pakistan, plus Bangladesh in its pool, India is just a part of tournament group 2.
What happened to the T20 World Cup team?
A fit-again speed spearhead, Jasprit Bumrah, and death overs specialist Harshal Patel were expectedly back within the India squad for the forthcoming T20 World Cup in Australia beginning October 16. The BCCI medical team has considered Bumrah, who was dealing with a back injury, and Harshal, who had side stress, fit for the marquee series. On October 23, India will face Pakistan during their opening game.
Bumrah, who had a back ailment, and Harshal, who had a side strain, both underwent a rigorous rehabilitation program at the National Cricket Academy. The BCCI medical staff has determined they are healthy enough to play in the premier series.
Avesh Khan, a pacer, plus Ravi Bishnoi, a leg-spinner who lost out to veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, have been the two players that failed to qualify for the World Cup.
Hardik and Arshdeep won’t play in the Australia series, which starts on September 20, while Bhuvneshwar won’t play in the South Africa series.
Squads: For World Cup: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh.
Standby players – Ravi Bishnoi, Mohd. Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar.
For Australia T20Is: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Mohd. Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah.
For South Africa T20Is: Rohit Sharma (Captain), KL Rahul (vice-captain), Virat Kohli, Deepak Hooda, Suryakumar Yadav, Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Deepak Chahar, R. Ashwin, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Mohd. Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.
Jasprit Bumrah, a fit-again speed spearhead, plus Harshal Patel, an expert in death overs, were predictably reinstated in the India squad for the next T20 World Cup within Australia, which begins on October 16. India’s first game is against Pakistan on October 23.