India will play 5 ODIs before World Cup, final series against Australia from March 2
India reached the semi-finals in the World Cup in England from May 30, 2015
Sports desk India beat New Zealand 4-1 in ODI series Before the World Cup to be held in England from May 30, this team was India's last overseas tour. India has only five ODIs to play before the World Cup. The Australian team will play one-day series on March 2. In this series, senior players like opener Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan can be rested. Team India coach Ravi Shastri has also said such a thing.
Fifth bowler can get place
It is decided to play Bumrah, Bhubaneswar, Shami and Pandya. In such a situation, Umesh Yadav, Khalil Ahmed, Siraj, as the fifth fast bowler, can get the place. Many experts believe that instead of the bowler, any of Rahul, Rahane, Manish Pandey or Shubhaman should be included in the form of a batsman.
As a second wicketkeeper, Karthik or Pant will have the opportunity to get another wicket-taker in the tournaments that lasted for 46 days. In this case, one of the experienced Dinesh Karthik or Rishabh Pant can get a chance in the team. Karthik has played best innings in the last few years. Although they could not do anything special in Australia and New Zealand Pant has proven himself by having scored centuries in Test matches in England and Australia.
Jadeja or Vijay for the second all rounder? It is decided that Hardik Pandya is playing the World Cup. As the second all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja or Vijay Shankar can get a place. In the final one-dayer against New Zealand, Vijay proved himself by playing a significant innings of 45 runs. Choosing one of Jadeja or Vijay Shankar will not be easy to choose.
According to the figures of 2018, these 12 players are confirmed
Virat Kohli (captain)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper)
Based on the recent performance of the Indian players, many big players including former Indian players VVS Laxman, Akash Chopra are considered to be in the team for the World Cup in place of 12 players. Choosing three out of 11 players for the three remaining positions in the team will not be easy for Indian selectors.
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