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2019 World Cup Probable Indian Team Player List, India’s Best Probable 15-Man Squad

2019 World Cup Probable Indian Team Player List, India’s best Probable 15-Man Squad, Player Name, Indian Predicted Team Squad For World Cup 2019, Indian team’s Most Probable 15 for world cup: The Indian team has lost in the last ODI series before the World Cup. India is considered to be the winner of the World Cup in England and Wales. But after this defeat, There are many questions have been raised about the preparations for the upcoming World Cup.

Now IPL is about to start, The performance of this series was important for every player to get a place in the World Cup squad. Captain Virat Kohli said that the performance of this series will see a change in the World Cup squad. So there is a discussion about who this would be a player.

In this article we see, Indian team’s Most Probable 15 For the upcoming World Cup tournament.

India probable team squad 2019

India Probable World Cup Squad 2019

India lost the series against Australia by 3-2 at home. However, Kohli expressed confidently that the Indian team will do its best in the World Cup.

“Honestly, every team in the World Cup is a contender for the winner. Every team is going to be on the field with the determination to win the World Cup. So, the team that will play the best on the day will win,” Virat Kohli said.

In this series, Rishabh Pant and Lokesh Rahul could not perform as expected. Pant has been named as the reserve wicket-keeper. But, in the absence of MS Dhoni in the last two matches of the series against Australia, Pant could not make gold. Dinesh Karthik can be replaced him.

Kohli said, “It is certain that the eleven players who take part in the World Cup tournament will be on the field. Seeing the situation in England, there can be a change in the team. We played with the best eleven and lost, although you would criticize. But, the team has a positive atmosphere.”

This would give a big headache to the Indian selectors to select a perfect 15 members squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 out of deserving candidates. Ajinkya Rahane’s name can be considered as the third opener. Vijay Shankar took full advantage of the opportunity he got, hence his place in the team is considered to be very strong.

Let us have a look at 15 probable players who could make their place in the World Cup squad.

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Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Lokesh Rahul/Ajinkya Rahane (as the third opener)

Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma have a very good record of partnerships in ICC Tournaments. They did well at the top and also have an understanding. They both are certainly India’s first choice openers. Ajinkya Rahane or Lokesh Rahul’s name may be considered as the third opener who can replace either of the openers if need be.

Middle Order (No. 3, 4, 5 and 6)

Ambati Rayudu, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Rishabh Pant/Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav

Ambati Rayudu proved himself and shuts all his critics by playing his best. He can grab a spot in the World Cup squad. Skipper Kohli is the backbone of the Indian batting line-up. He might be batted at number 4 in case a wicket falls early, but he remains India’s permanent number 3.

We can not imagine the Indian team without MS Dhoni. His presence makes much of the difference. He is able to continue doing the finisher’s role. Rishab Pant is almost certain to be a part of the World Cup Squad. But his performance in the recent series against Australia, there is chances that Dinesh Kartik replaced him.

Kedar Jadhav has been consistent in batting or bowling. He is able to bat at 6 and is also 6th bowling option. With round-arm action be able to pick key wickets.

All-Rounders (No. 7 and 8)

Hardik Pandya, Vijay Shankar, Ravindra Jadeja

Hardik Pandya is a genuine fast bowling all-rounder. He has the ability to fill that large gap seen the series against Australia. Vijay Shankar took full advantage of the opportunity he got against New Zeland and Australia, hence his place in the team is very strong.

Ravindra Jadeja made his comeback to the ODI. He performed well against Australia hence his place is certain in the World Cup squad.


Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

Yuzvendra is the modern day spinner. He picks wickets at regular intervals and also providing economical spells to India. He has been very consistent with his line and lengths.

Chinaman has complemented Chahal very well and they both have troubling batsmen, never letting them settle and taken wickets together. thus both are being an obvious choice for the squad.

Fast Bowlers

Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, and Mohammad Shami

Jasprit Bumrah’s name is on top of the list. He is death over specialist and has become as an ODI bowler, with picking some crucial wickets with the new ball. He is able to bowl excellent yorkers with pace.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has the ability to swing bowl and also bowled slower balls at the death. He also made small contributions with the bat. He is a must include for the World Cup squad.

Umesh Yadav showed his ability in the Asia Cup. He has experience of playing a World Cup. Umesh Yadav has given excellent performances for India and surely has a great pick for 2019 World Cup squad.

And the last, Shami is a strong contender of World Cup squad. He has bowled fast with tremendous pace and bounce. Due to his consistency, he can make it to the squad again.

India’s Probable 15-Man Squad For World Cup 2019

1. Shikhar Dhawan
2. Rohit Sharma
3. Virat Kohli (Capt)
4. Ambati Rayudu
5. Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk)
6. Rishabh Pant/Dinesh Karthik
7. Kedar Jadhav
8. Hardik Pandya
9. Vijay Shankar
10. Ravindra Jadeja
11. Kuldeep Yadav
12. Yuzvendra Chahal
13. Bhubaneswar Kumar
14. Mohammad Shami
15. Jaspreet Bumrah.

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