The Indian team led by Rohit Sharma won the Asia Cup 2023. India defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in their backyard. BCCI brought another update quickly. BCCI announced the 15-member Indian squad for the upcoming 3-match ODI series against Australia. The upcoming series will be held on Indian soil, from September 22. This series is going to be very important for the Indian team before the World Cup. The selectors will prepare the first eleven for the World Cup by watching the performance of the players in this series. After the series, India will again face Aussies in Chennai on October 8 for the World Cup group-stage match.
BCCI announced that captain Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav have been rested for the upcoming Australia series. Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ravichandran Ashwin got a new chance before the World Cup. Meanwhile, Washington Sundar got a chance in the place of Axar Patel as he did not recover from his injury.
India’s squad for the upcoming Australia series
KL Rahul (C & WK), Ravindra Jadeja (VC), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Ishan Kishan (WK), Shardul Thakur, Washington Sundar, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Prasiddha Krishna
India’s squad for the World Cup 2023
Rohit Sharma (C), Hardik Pandya (VC), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Ishan Kishan(WK), Suryakumar Yadav