Shardul Thakur changed all-rounder Axar Patel in India’s foremost squad for T20 World Cup, the BCCI introduced in an announcement on Wednesday. Axar Patel has been positioned within the listing of stand-by gamers, in Thakur’s place.
The 29-year-old Thakur has impressed together with his 18 wickets within the ongoing IPL for Chennai Tremendous Kings. “The All-India Senior Choice Committee after a dialogue with the group administration has added Shardul Thakur to the primary squad. All-rounder Axar Patel, who was a part of the 15-member squad will now be on the listing of stand-by gamers,” BCCI secretary Jay Shah mentioned.
MS Dhoni was also named as the mentor for the team through the course of the event.
India’s 15-man squad:
Virat Kohli (Capt), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohd Shami.
India will open their marketing campaign on October 24 towards Pakistan.
“The next cricketers will be a part of the group bubble in Dubai and help Staff India of their preparations: Avesh Khan, Umran Malik, Harshal Patel, Lukman Meriwala, Venkatesh Iyer, Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed and Okay. Gowtham,” the assertion mentioned.