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India Announces T20 WC Squad: Chahal, Dubey In, KL Rahul, Kishan Out:

BCCI has announced Team India for the upcoming ICC Men's T-20 World Cup which will be hosted in West Indies & USA. The team announced is a 15-member squad with 4 reserve players. Rohit Sharma will lead the squad and Hardik Pandya will play his deputy.

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BCCI has announced Team India for the upcoming ICC Men's T-20 World Cup which will be hosted in West Indies & USA. The team announced is a 15-member squad with 4 reserve players. Rohit Sharma will lead the squad and Hardik Pandya will play his deputy. The team adds some old faces and pull out some big names.

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Top Order: The openers quest has been solved as Rohit Sharma & Jaiswal will open the innings while Virat coming at number 3. This is the ideal top order that is being followed since many years with just a different opening partner with Rohit Sharma. In case Jaiswal doesnt keep up with his form, India can try Virat as an opener and add another all rounder or a bowler in playing XI. Shubman Gill also added in the attack as reserved opener. 

Middle Order: Suryakumar Yadav will be a key player in the middle order at number four while Hardik Pandya will be at number five. Rishabh Pant & Sanju Samson are the two wicket-keeping options which provide diverse options to play at any number. India may try Sanju Samson as wicket-keeper opener with Sharma & add an extra bowling option. Rinku Singh is added as reserved batsmen.

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All-Rounders: Hrdik Pandya will be India's main all-rounder to play while Ravindra Jadeja & Axar Patel will accompany him as spin all-rounders. Shivam Dubey is also added in the sqaud he can also bowl few overs in the middle and can give explosive batting option in the middle and end. 

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Bowlers: India's legendary spin duo returnes in the team, Kuldeep Yadav & Yuzi Chahal with their impactful performances. Bumrah will be India's strike bowler, Arshdeep SIngh & Mohd. Siraj will accompany him in the pace attack. Khaleel Ahmed & Avesh Khan are added as reserved bowlers. 

Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Hardik Pandya (Vice Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (WK), Sanju Samson (WK), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Siraj.

Reserves – Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed and Avesh Khan

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