Indian Cricket team is already in Australia playing the 4 match test series and later the tri series against Australia and England ahead of the 2015 Cricket World Cup. They have lost the Test Series but will be looking to put on good showing in ODI series against Australians and English team to prepare themselves for their world cup title defense.
Indians Final 15-Man Squad For World Cup – Confirmed
BCCI has announced that they will be revealing the final 15-man list to for the 2015 world cup on 6th January 2015. Unlike the earliers reports stating that squad will be announced after the tri series. According to sources BCCI wants to give assurance to the selected players to take the pressure of them in tri series and use the same combination heading to world cup.
|1||MS Dhoni (Captain) (WK)||33||250 ODI’s|
|2||Virat Kohli (Vice Captain)||26||146 ODI’s|
|3||Shikhar Dhawan||29||49 ODI’s|
|4||Rohit Sharma||27||126 ODI’s|
|5||Ajinkya Rahane||26||42 ODI’s|
|6||Suresh Raina||28||203 ODI’s|
|7||Ambati Rayudu||29||24 ODIs|
|8||Ishant Sharma||26||75 ODI’s|
|9||Bhuvneshwar Kumar||24||42 ODI’s|
|10||Mohammed Shami||24||36 ODI’s|
|11||Umesh Yadav||27||38 ODI’s|
|12||Axar Patel||20||9 ODI’s|
|13||Ravindra Jadeja||26||109 ODI’s|
|14||Ravi Ashwin||28||87 ODI’s|
|15||Stuart Binny||6||6 ODI’s|
So who is likely to be included in the final 15 man squad ? MS Dhoni is sure to lead the team while new test captain Virat Kohli will be his deputy. The 5 man selection panel of BCCI will announce the ODI squad of 15 players for the Tri-Series and the ICC Cricket World Cup on 6th January. Here are our predictions on the possible 15 players heading to biggest cricket competition.