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India squad for T20 World Cup: Find here the list of 11 players to represent India in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Check full T20 World Cup India Squad List 2021 here and past records.

T20 World Cup India Squad 2021
T20 World Cup India Squad 2021

India squad for T20 World Cup 2021: India will face off against Afghanistan in its third Group 2 match of T20 World Cup 2021 Super 12 stage today, November 3, 2021 in Abu Dhabi. This match is a must-win for India to keep its chances alive in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2021 after losing both of its first two matches of the tournament.

Team India is expected to make changes in its playing XI today, with Ravichandran Ashwin predicted to replace Varun Chakaravarthy, as Ashwin has more experience of performing in a crucial match like this one. 

India, which started out as one of the favourites to win the T20 World Cup 2021, is currently struggling to stay afloat in the tournament. 

India's predicted playing XI for India vs Afghanistan clash is as follows: 

India Predicted Playing XI: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin

Afghanistan Predicted Playing XI: Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Usman Ghani, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi (c), Gulbadin Naib, Rashid Khan, Karim Janat/Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan, Naveen Ul Haq

India squad for T20 World Cup 2021

India led by Virat Kohli had named a 15-member squad for ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 in September 2021.

The T20 World Cup India Squad 2021 has left out key players including Shikhar Dhawan, leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, Sanju Samson and kept Shreyas Iyer on standby. 

Read more: Shardul Thakur replaces Axar Patel in India squad for T20 World Cup

T20 World Cup India squad 2021: Virat Kohli(c), Rohit Sharma(vc), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant(w), Ishan Kishan(w), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami.

T20 World Cup India Squad Players 2021: Full List of Players 

India Batsmen

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Virat Kohli (c) Rishabh Pant Hardik Pandya Jasprit Bumrah
Rohit Sharma (vc)  Ishan Kishan Ravindra Jadeja Mohammed Shami
KL Rahul     Shardul Thakur
Suryakumar Yadav     Bhuvneshwar Kumar
      Rahul Chahar
      Ravichandran Ashwin
       Varun Chakravarthy
Reserve players: Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel, Deepak Chahar
Additional players: Avesh Khan, Umran Malik, Harshal Patel, Lukman Meriwala, Venkatesh Iyer, Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed and Krishnappa Gowtham

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India T20 World Cup 2021

India is in Group 2 in the Super 12 stage along with Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Scotland and Namibia. India lost its first Super 12 stage match against Pakistan by 10 wickets. 

India T20 World Cup: Past Records

India had won the inaugural T20 World Cup held in 2007 by beating Pakistan by 5 runs. Team India came close to winning the title only once after that in 2014 when it ended up being the runners-up after losing the T20 World final to Sri Lanka by 6 wickets. 

MS Dhoni, under whose captainship India had won the first T20 World Cup, has joined the team as its mentor for the 2021 T20 World Cup. 

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