Everything You Need To Know About India Squad for T20 World Cup 2021

For the T20 World Cup 2021, India is positioned in the Group B of the tournament, besides the teams like New Zealand, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Led by Virat Kohli, the Indian team will begin their campaign in the match against Pakistan. It will be a good opportunity to start this World Cup because the team Pakistan does not own a decent record against team India in the World Cups.

The ICC Cricket T20 World Cup 2021 is the 7th T20 Cricket World Cup. It will be organised from 17th October 2021 to 14th November 2021 in Oman and UAE.

Irrespective of the 50-over World Cup or T20 World Cup, team India has always noted a good record in all the games. After the first match against Pakistan, India will compete against New Zealand. So far, team New Zealand is found to be a leading one in the ICC events against team India.

The captain Virat Kohli focuses on leading the team with a strong side for victory. Right from the top order to the lower one, the captain has guided the team to figure out what it lacks. Moreover, the powerful bench strength is one of the benefits for India because different options are available in the squad.

Indian has won the T20 World Cup trophy back in 2007 under the captainship of MS Dhoni. Moreover, team India stays as runner-up in 2014.  In the 2016 World Cup, the team made it to the semi-finals.

Since the IPL 2021 is being organised just before the World Cup, prominent players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah are anticipated to perform efficiently. The IPL 2021 event will serve as a warm-up event for these players, as they will gain enough practice and experience.

In the meantime, the renowned Indian captain MS Dhoni will stay as the mentor of the team India. Furthermore, he will offer enough guidance and share his experience with the team for this upcoming World Cup. Therefore, the T20 World Squad of India will receive expert mentorship under which they will get thoroughly trained. So, they can confidently compete against various other teams in the upcoming world cup matches.

Here is the T20 World Cup Squad of India:

  • Virat Kohli (c)
  • Rohit Sharma (vc)
  • KL Rahul
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Rishabh Pant (wk)
  • Ishan Kishan (wk)
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Rahul Chahar
  • Ravichandran Ashwin
  • Axar Patel
  • Varun Chakravarthy
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Mohd Shami

Travelling reserves:

  • Shreyas Iyer
  • Shardul Thakur
  • Deepak Chahar

Schedule for the Indian team in ICC T20 World Cup 2021:

Date Match Time Venue
24th October 2021 India vs. Pakistan 7:30:00 PM (IST) Dubai
31st October 2021 India vs. New Zealand 7:30:00 PM (IST) Dubai
3rd November 2021 India vs. Afghanistan 7:30:00 PM (IST) Abu Dhabi
5th November 2021 India vs. B1 7:30:00 PM (IST) Dubai
8th November 2021 India vs. A2 7:30:00 PM (IST) Dubai


Reference Resource: 

  1. https://www.icccricketschedule.com/icc-cricket-t20-world-cup-2021-schedule-team-venue-time-table-pdf-point-table-ranking-winning-prediction/
  2. https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/icc-t20-world-cup-2021-042131591.html