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BCCI announces 15-member Indian squad for T20 World Cup

New Delhi ,

        Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced Team India's 15-member squad for the T20 World Cup 2021. The T20 World Cup is set to be held in UAE and Oman from 17th of next month to 14th November this year. BCCI Honorary Secretary, Shri Jay Shah along with Chief Selector Chetan Sharma announced the squad as the selection committee met in Mumbai yesterday. Led by Virat Kohli, the Indian cricket team includes some fresh faces. It includes three pacers - Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami while five spinners are Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar and Varun Chakravarthy.
    The squad for T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (Vice Captain), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (Wicket Keeper), Ishan Kishan (Wicket Keeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami. While Shreyas Iyer, Shardul Thakur and Deepak Chahar are named as standby players.