The BCCI has announced India’s squad for the T20 World Cup. Former India captain MS Dhoni will also be with the Indian team as a mentor for the tournament, BCCI secretary Jay Shah said while announcing the squad on Wednesday.
Shikhar Dhawan, who recently captained the limited-overs side in Sri Lanka, has also been left out. Meanwhile, Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur will be the reserves for the Indian team.
Fixtures for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 announced
Hosts India to kickstart their campaign against Pakistan on October 24 in Dubai
Full squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami; Stand-by: Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Shardul Thakur
India – Super12, Group 2
24 Oct – v PAK = Dubai
31 Oct – v NZ = Dubai
3 Nov – v AFG = Abu Dhabi
5 Nov – v B1 = Dubai
8 Nov – v A2 = Dubai