New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India has announced the Indian team for the T20 World Cup 2021. This year the World Cup is to be held in the UAE from October 17. All the countries are declaring their teams one by one and now in the meantime BCCI has also selected Team India.
The chance given to these players
Many young players have been given a chance in the World Cup team under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. The names of Suryakumar Yadav and Rahul Chahar are included in these players. At the same time, Siraj has also not been included in the team.
Team – 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.#TeamIndia
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 8, 2021
broken dream of many giants
While there are many veteran players whose dream of playing the World Cup for India has been broken. Big names like Kuldeep Yadav and Shikhar Dhawan have not been able to find a place in the team. At the same time, Chahal has also suffered a setback. He has been dropped from the team.
T20 World Cup will start from October 17
The ICC T20 World Cup will be held in the UAE from October 17. 16 teams will participate in this tournament. Whereas the final match of this tournament will be played on 16 November. Although BCCI has not officially disclosed this. Actually this tournament will start a few days after the IPL final. The IPL final is likely to be held on October 15.
Such will be the schedule of the tournament
In the first round there will be 12 matches between 8 teams. Four of these (top two from each group) will qualify for Super 12. Four out of eight teams (Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, Papua New Guinea) will qualify for the Super 12 by making it to the top eight ranked T20 teams.
After this 30 matches will be played in the Super 12 phase. Which will start from October 24. In Super 12, the teams will be divided into two groups of six each. These matches will be played at three venues in the UAE – Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. This will be followed by three knockout matches – two semi-finals and one final.
Indian team for T20 World Cup: