BCCI announces India's World Cup squad
The BCCI has announced India's squad for the World Cup 2023.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced India's World Cup squad. The World Cup of Indian cricket team includes: Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav.
India pick seven batters, four bowlers and four all-rounders for ODI World Cup. Both KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan named in India's 15-man squad for ODI World Cup.
The ICC Men's Cricket World Cup will begin from 5 October to 19 November. The clash between India and Pakistan was originally slated to take place in Ahmedabad on Sunday, October 15, but this clash has been moved a day earlier and will now be held at the same venue on Saturday, October 14.
As a result, England's fixture against Afghanistan in Delhi will now be played 24 hours later on Sunday, October 15.
Pakistan's contest against Sri Lanka in Hyderabad has moved from Thursday, October 12 to Tuesday, October 10 and Australia's big match against South Africa in Lucknow moved back 24 hours and will now be played on Thursday, October 12 instead of Friday, October 13.
Similarly, New Zealand's game against Bangladesh originally scheduled as a day match for October 14 in Chennai has been moved back and will now be held on Friday, October 13, and be played as a day-night contest.
Towards the end of the league stage, there are three changes with the double-header encounters of Sunday, November 12 being moved a day earlier to Saturday, November 11 - -Australia vs Pakistan in Pune (10:30 AM) and England vs Pakistan in Kolkata (02:00 PM).
Meanwhile, India's last league game against the Netherlands has now been shifted from 11 to 12 November, a day-night clash to be played in Bengaluru.
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