Chief selector MSK Prasad said that while Dhoni is injured, Karthik will prove to be better in difficult situations.
Rahane, Raidu and Iyer were not selected; Fourth, Vijay Shankar or Kedar Jadhav can play
Paes attack will take Bhubaneswar, Bumrah and Shami; Hardik, Shankar, Jadhav and Jadeja selected as all-rounders
Sports desk The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the 15-member Indian cricket team for the World Cup. The team's command is in the hands of Virat Kohli. Ambati Rayudu was not chosen for the fourth position. The shocking name of the team was Vijay Shankar. There was a competition between Ambati Rayudu and Vijay Shankar for the fourth position in Team India. The selection committee preferred Shankar to Raidu. However, Shankar has the experience of playing only nine ODIs, while Rayudu has played 55 ODIs.
Indian team: Virat Kohli (captain), Rohit Sharma (vice-captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wicketkeeper), Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Yuswendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar , Jaspreet Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammad Shami
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Jadeja needed for all-rounders: MSK Prasad
Chief selector MSK Prasad said, "There can be many reservations where you need an all-rounder, so Jadeja is needed for the team, they can benefit the team. After the Champions Trophy we gave Rayudu some chances, but Vijay Shankar They can bowl at some occasions, they are a good fielder. "
'Jadhav or Karthik can play at number four'
The chief selector said, "If we look at the team, we have prepared for seven bowlers, Kedar Jadhav or Dinesh Karthik can play at number four. In the last one month we had a lot of dilemma for the team, but better wicketkeeping Because of this, Karthik is being given a chance in the team, KL Rahul will remain as the reserve opener for us, and team management will use them according to the needs. "
'Selection not done based on IPL performance'
"The IPL format has not had much effect on selection, young players are playing well in the IPL, Shubhaman Gill, Mayank Agarwal is doing well, but there is no IPL basis for selection," Pant has a lot of talent. It is unfortunate that he could not be included in this list. On several occasions Dinesh Karthik has been seen to finish the match. "