The Indian cricket team for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 has been announced.On Wednesday, Chief Selector Chetan Sharma selected the 15-member team after a long meeting of selectors.Three players will be kept with the team in reserve.The team will be captained by Virat Kohli while former captain Mahendra Singh has been announced as a mentor for the tournament.The T20 World Cup is to be organized in the UAE to be hosted by the BCCI from October 17 to November 14.
Captain Dhoni, who won Team India the first title of the ICC T20 World, is counted among the most successful captains in the world.When this tournament was started for the first time in the year 2007, the Indian captain created history by capturing the trophy with a team adorned with youth.India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan in the final.
Jay Shah said, "I spoke with Dhoni in Dubai. He has no problem with this decision and he has agreed to mentor the Indian team in the T20 World Cup. I did Kohli, Rohit and Ravi Shastri. I got support from the side as well."
Indian team for T20 world cup
Virat Kohli (Captain), Rohit Sharma (Vice-Captain), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ishan Kishan (WK), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Varun Chakraborty, Jasprit Bumrah , Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Muhammad Shami.
Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar and Shardul Thakur
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