T20 WC: Shardul Thakur replaces Axar Patel in Team India's squad

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Last Updated: Wed, Oct 13th, 2021, 21:51:59hrs
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Shardul Thakur (Photo/ BCCI Twitter)

Mumbai (Maharashtra): The All-India Senior Selection Committee after a discussion with the team management has added Shardul Thakur to the main squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

All-rounder Axar Patel, who was part of the 15-member squad will now be on the list of standby players.

India's squad for ICC T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicket-keeper), Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Rahul Chahar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shardul Thakur, Varun Chakravarthy, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami.

Stand-by players: Shreyas Iyer, Deepak Chahar, Axar Patel

The following cricketers will join the team bubble in Dubai and assist Team India in their preparations: Avesh Khan, Umran Malik, Harshal Patel, Lukman Meriwala, Venkatesh Iyer, Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed, and K. Gowtham.

India will open its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 24 in Dubai.

After the upcoming T20 World Cup, Virat Kohli will be stepping down as the side's captain in the shortest format.
 

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