BCCI has announced 30 members squad for 2015 cricketing world cup in Australia and New Zealand. The thirty probable list of Indian cricket team consists 4 players from 2011 world cup winning squad as Dhoni, Kohli, Raina and Ashwin are included in the side. MS Dhoni will once again lead India in ICC world cup 2015 to defend title.
The declared Indian squad for CWC doesn’t have senior players like Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh and Aashish Nehra who played crucial role in previous world cup win. Yuvraj was the Man of The Tournament in 2011 world cup.
India preliminary squad for CWC 2015
|MS Dhoni (Captain)||Umesh Yadav|
|Murali Vijay||Parvez Rasool|
|Mohit Sharma||Wriddhiman Saha|
|Kuldeep Yadav||Dhawal Kulkarni|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||Suresh Raina|
|Ashok Dinda||Ambati Rayudu|
|Stuart Binny||Sanju Sampson|
|Manish Pandey||Manoj Tiwari|
|Kedar Jadhav||Varun Aaron|
|Ajinkya Rahane||Mohammad Shami|
|Bhubneshwar Kumar||Virat Kohli|
|Robin Uthappa||Ishant Sharma|
|Amit Mishra||Axar Patel|
|Karn Sharma||Rohit Sharma|
|Ravindra Jadeja||Shikhar Dhawan|
India is in pool B of 11th cricket world cup in which they’ll face top teams like South Africa, Pakistan and West Indies at the group stage of tournament. First match of Indian cricket team is against arch rival Pakistan on 15th February at Adelaide Oval. As per Indian timings India vs Pakistan match will start at 9:00 AM IST.