January 20, 2011

India’s Final 15 Men Squad for 2011 World Cup

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the final 15 men squad. The committee has skipped middle order batsman Rohit Sharma. They have picked up off spinner R Ashwin and leg spinner Piyush Chawla, but before the selection the committee was very worried for some of the top players were in injury especially when Sachin Tendulkar got serious injury in the last one day with South Africa. At last they included Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and bowler Praveen Kumar chief selector K Srikkanth said it is a balance team and we are satisfied with the selection. We believe the team has the strength to do the thing they need to win the cup.

The final includes- MS Dhoni (capt), Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yusuf Pathan, Harbhajan Singh, Praveen Kumar, Zaheer Khan, Ashish Nehra, Munaf Patel, Piyush Chawla, R Ashwin.