India’s Squad for ICC World Cup 2019

India’s Squad for ICC World Cup 2019

India’s Squad for ICC World Cup 2019

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is scheduled to be played in England and Wales starting from 30th May, 2019. Team India will start its campaign against South Africa in their quest for third title. Indian Team comprises of 15 members squad announced by BCCI. Here is the complete list of players with their role in the team:

Sr. No Name Batting/Bowling Skills
1 Virat Kohli Right Handed Middle Order Batsman
2 Rohit Sharma Right Handed Opener
3 Shikhar Dhawan Left Handed Opener
4 KL Rahul Right Handed Opener
5 MS Dhoni Wicket-Keeper Batsman
6 Dinesh Kartik Wicket-Keeper Batsman
7 Vijay Shankar Batting All Rounder
8 Kedar Jhadhav Batting All Rounder
9 Hardik Pandya Batting All Rounder
10 Ravindra Jadeja Bowling All Rounder
11 Kuldeep Yadav Chinaman Spin Bowler
12 Yuzvendra Chahal Leg Spin Bowler
13 Jasprit Bumrah Right Arm Fast Bowler
14 Bhuvneshwar Kumar Right Arm Fast Bowler
15 Mahommed Shami Right Arm Fast Bowler

• Virat Kohli
He will Captain Team India in the World Cup 2019 is also the leader of Indian Batting Department. The energy that he brings in and his passion to win makes him a very dangerous player for oppositions.

• Rohit Sharma
After having a winning run with Mumbai Indians, Rohit will be keen to help India become the world champions. He Is the Vice-Captain of the team and when he gets going no one can get him out before he scores a double century.

• Shikhar Dhawan
Dhawan has established himself as a big tournament player and will once again be India’s go to man at the top. He plays the role of aggressor and gives a blazing start to Indian innings.

• KL Rahul
KL Rahul is very elegant batsman who is known for his stroke making skills. He is a very good fielder and can also play as a wicket-keeper if required.

• MS Dhoni
With all his experience and finishing skills, MS is India’s most bankable player. He is said to be faster than lightening behind the stumps and accuracy in taking successful DRS reviews has let to system being called as Dhoni Review System.

• Dinesh Kartik
Kartik is very safe behind the stumps and has very good finishing skills. He is very versatile cricketer as he can play at any position for the team.

• Vijay Shankar
Vijay Shankar is expected to play at a very important position of no.4 for Team India. He is a three dimensional player as he can bat, bowl medium pace and he fields very well.

• Kedar Jhadav
Kedar Jhadav can play handy knocks at no.6 position and bowls part time off spin. His sling action makes his a dangerous bowler. He can turn out to be opposition’s partnership breaker at World Cup 2019.

India’s Squad for ICC World Cup 2019

• Hardik Pandya
He is a very powerful and hard hitting all-rounder. Hardik is known for his fiery batting and electric fielding. He bowls the hard bowl in ODI’s and is an able seam bowler.

• Ravindra Jadega
Jadeja can bowl economical spells and bat attacking shots lower down the order. He has great control over his bowling and can bowl long spells with pin point accuracy.

• Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep with his left arm variation makes it very difficult for opposition to make runs. In the fast few years, he has deceived most main batsmen of opposition line ups.

• Yuzvendra Chahal
Y. Chahal spins a web around the opposition batsmen with his variations and deceives them with his flight. He hardly gives any opportunity to score runs against him.

• Jasprit Bumrah
Boom Boom Bumrah is the leader of the pace attack. His death bowling skills are widely appreciated as he has a perfect yorker and slower ball and a variety of variations to get batsmen out.

• Bhuvneshwar Kumar
He is master of new ball as he can swing the ball up front and bowls really well at the end of the innings. He can also bat and can play a handy innings if required.

• Mohammed Shami
Shami has the great ability to seam the ball both ways and he bowls at a good pace. He has the ability to reverse swing the ball which makes him a lethal weapon for Team India to win the World Cup 2019.

India’s Squad for ICC World Cup 2019

• Coach Ravi Shastri
His inputs will be very vital for the team as he himself has been a part of world cup winning team which won in 1983. He along with Virat has formed a bold combo to make India successful in past few years.

Team India will be all geared up for the World Cup and continue their dominance in one day format. All these men will be key to team India’s campaign and will put in all their efforts to make India Champions.


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Neel Visaria

-Expert and Writer