India T20 WC squad announced, Jasprit Bumrah & Harshal Patel return; Mohammed Shami, Deepak Chahar among stand-bys
India T20 WC squad announced: India announced their 15-member squad for the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, with Jasprit Bumrah, the pacer, making his return from injury.
The squad was, however, missing all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who sustained an injury during the Asia Cup.
Along with Bumrah, fellow pacer Harshal Patel also returned to the side, having missed out on the Asia Cup with a side strain.
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Arshdeep Singh and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are the other two pacers in the squad, along with the all-rounder Hardik Pandya.
R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal and also Axar Patel are the specialist spinners, with the latter ostensibly replacing Jadeja in the squad.
Mohammed Shami, the pacer, has been named as a standby. Along with fellow pacer Deepak Chahar, wrist-spinner Ravi Bishnoi and also batter Shreyas Iyer.
All squads can make changes to their T20 World Cup squad by 9 October.
Squad: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant (wk), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh.
Standby players: Mohammad Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak Chahar.