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Rohit Sharma to lead Indian team for the 2024 T20 Cricket World Cup

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The five-member Senior Men’s Cricket Selection Committee, headed by Ajit Agarkar, announced the 15-member Indian squad for the 2024 ICC men’s T20 cricket World Cup. The 9th ICC Men’s T 20 Cricket World Cup will be held from  1-29 June 2024. It is being co-hosted by the West Indies and the United States of America.

Nine of the 15 players selected, including captain Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, played in the 2022 ICC T20 World Cup. which lost to England in the semi-finals.

Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli didn't play any T20 for India after the World Cup loss to England. However, they returned to the Indian squad to play the T-20 match against Afghanistan in January 2024. 

Hardik Pandya led the Indian team in Rohit Sharma's absence. Suryakumar Yadav captained India when Hardik Pandya was injured during the  2023 ODI World Cup, which was held in October-November. Suryakumar led India in the five-match T20I series at home against Australia in November and in the three games in South Africa in December. 

India has been placed in group A along with Pakistan, Canada, the United States and Ireland.

India will play its first match against Ireland on June 5. It will then play against Pakistan on 9 June, the USA on 12 June, and Canada on 15 June. 

India squad for the 2024 T20 World Cup

Rohit Sharma (Captain), Hardik Pandya (Vice-Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket keeper), Sanju Samson (wicket keeper), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Siraj.

Reserve players: Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed, Avesh Khan


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