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India announced its Men’s T20 cricket world cup 2021 player list on Monday, 15 April. The inclusion of Dinesh Karthik was a big surprise as he was not part of the team in the recent ODI series against Australia. After his selection in the world cup 2021 squad, there left no place for the young energetic wicket-keeper, Rishabh Pant. He could not impress the selectors as he just scored 36 and 16 in his last two innings. In addition, Karthik’s wicket-keeping skills also played the role in winning the ticket to England.
In the absence of Ambati Rayudu and Pant in the India Cricket Team, Vijay Shankar is the ideal candidate for the No.4 position. Vijay Shankar is not only a good batsman but he is also an effective bowler in overcast conditions which is likely in England. He is also an excellent fielder. Jadhav, Karthik, and Dhoni could also fill this position and even the captain himself said he would be happy to bat at number 4. KL Rahul can also fill the position at No. 4 but as per Prasad, he is on the team as reserve Opener. India would have 2 warm-up matches before the big event to settle to finalize it.
Indian Cricket Team Captain for World Cup 2021
Q) Who is the Captain of the India Cricket Team in the T20 World Cup 2021?
Virat Kohli is the Indian Cricket Team Captain for T20 Cricket World Cup 2021. As per Latest ICC ODI Rankings, he is currently the No. 2 ODI batsman. He has been very successful as captain of India as they have won many matches and series under his captaincy but this will be the first time he will lead India in the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup.
Khaleel Ahmed, left-arm pacer, has not been outstanding during 8 one-day internationals with only 11 wickets, therefore, selectors didn’t include him in the ICC cricket world cup 2021 Indian squad. Instead, they went with the tested bowling combination of Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Shami. India is going with just three pacers and the inclusion of two fast bowling all-rounders, Hardik Pandya, and Vijay Shankar, will make up the loss of the 4th fast bowler. Prasad said they would also accompany four pacers with them during world cup 2021 including Ahmed and Navdeep Saini. They could be used in the event if the need arises, he added.
Indian Cricket Team Vice Captain for World Cup 2021
Q) Who is the Vice-Captain of the India Cricket Team in the T20 Cricket World Cup 2021?
Rohit Sharma is the Vice-Captain of the Indian Cricket Team in Limited Overs games. He is a world-class batsman currently ranked No. 3 after Virat Kohli as per ICC ODI Rankings. He set a world record of the highest ODI individual scorer by scoring 264 runs against Sri Lanka in 2014.
The spin department includes Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal as specialists and Ravindra Jadeja will add variety. Jadeja can come in handy in the latter part of the tournament when the wickets will get drier.
Ravindra Jadeja and Muhammad Shami finally made their way to the ICC T20 world cup Indian squad with their stunning efforts. They were not even in the ODI team a year back. In the presence of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzendra Chahal, there was no space for Jadeja and he could not play in the team between July 2017 and September 2018. Similarly, Shami could just play 5 ODIs between 2015 & 2019 but since the start of this year, he has been an important member of the team.
Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Indian Squad
Overall Indian squad for T20 CWC 2021 has plenty of players who can bowl as well, so overall it’s a well-balanced team. India will play their first game on 5 June in Southampton.
Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami.
India Team Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Indian Cricket Team Coaches for T20 World Cup 2021
Q) Who is the Head Coach of the Indian Cricket Team for T20 CWC 2021?
Ravi Shastri (Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri) is the Indian Cricket Team Head Coach since 2017. He was born on 27 May 1962 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. Before starting his career as a Commentator, he as a player has played both Tests and ODIs from 1981 to 1992 in Indian Team. He will be leading the Indian team as head coach in CWC 2021 too.
Q) Who is the Assistant Coach of the Indian Cricket Team for CWC 2021?
Sanjay Bangar (Sanjay Bapusaheb Bangar) is the Indian Cricket Team’s Assistant Coach since Ravi Shastri’s appointment as Head Coach. He was born on 11 October 1972 in Village-Bhayala, Beed, Maharashtra, India. He also represented Indian Cricket Team as an All-rounder for a very limited time (2001–2004).
Q) Who is the Fielding Coach of the Indian Cricket Team for the T20 World Cup 2021?
Ramakrishnan Sridhar is a former Indian first-class cricketer and the current fielding coach of the Indian cricket team. He was born on 17 July 1970He is also the fielding coach of the IPL franchise “Kings XI Punjab”.
Q) Who is the Bowling Coach of the Indian Cricket Team for CWC 2021?
Bharat Arun was an Indian Test cricketer and current bowling coach of the Indian Cricket Team. He was born on 14 December 1962 in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was All-rounder when he used to play from Team India.
Indian Team Jersey for ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2021
India has launched a new jersey for the 2021 T20 World Cup. As always, it has blue dominating color and is designed by Nike. On the front side, it has a logo of BCCI, Nike, and OPPO India.
Presenting #TeamIndia‘s new jersey
The new kits have arrived! As the Men in Blue put on the revamped jerseys for the first time, we take you behind the scenes to know what’s changed – by @28anand
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 2, 2019
Q) Who is the official sponsor/Partner of the Indian Cricket Team?
OPPO Mobile Manufacturers are the official partners of BCCI as they have outbid VIVO Mobiles which gave the offer of Rs 768 Crore and OPPO offered Rs 1079 Crore which was much higher than VIVO’s bid. They have the next 5 years deal with BCCI.