BCCI on Monday announced the India squad for ICC T20 World Cup 2022. The tournament is set to commence next month. The tournament will commence on October 16 with the qualifier matches. The T20 World Cup 2022 final will take place on November 13. A total of 45 matches will be played during the tournament.The venue of the tournament is Australia. India will play their opening match of the T20 World Cup 2022 on October 23 against Pakistan at Melbourne Cricket Ground. India is part of group 2 in the tournament with teams like Pakistan, South Africa, and Bangladesh in their pool.


Rohit Sharma, T20 World Cup 2022

Rohit Sharma. Pic Credits: Twitter

India Squad For T20 World Cup 2022 Announced, Rohit Sharma To Lead the Team

India Squad for T20 World Cup 2022: Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul (VC), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, R Pant (WK), Dinesh Karthik (WK), Hardik Pandya, R. Ashwin, Y Chahal, Axar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, B Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh


Standby players – Mohd. Shami, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Deepak ChaharIn group 1, there are teams like England, Australia, New Zealand and Afghanistan. Two more teams will each group later after the qualifier round. In the qualifier round, there are teams like Sri Lanka, Namibia, UAE, Netherlands, West Indies, Scotland, Zimbabwe, and Ireland.


In the qualifier round, Sri Lanka, Namibia, UAE, and the Netherlands are part of group A. West Indies, Scotland, Zimbabwe, and Ireland are part of group B. After the qualifier round, the top two teams from each group will join the super 12 round.Australia is the defending champions of the tournament. Last year in T20 World Cup 2021, Australia defeated New Zealand by 7 wickets to win their first ever T20 World Cup title.

India recently faced a poor show in Asia Cup 2022, where they could not even reach the final. The Rohit Sharma-led side lost back-to-back matches against Pakistan and Sri Lanka in the super four round, which resulted in their elimination from the way to the final.

Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup 2022 title after defeating Pakistan in the final. Ahead of ICC T20 World Cup 2022, India will also play a T20I series against Australia and South Africa.

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