India T20 World Cup Squad, Schedule, Records

India T20 World Cup squad 2022

Rohit Sharma will lead the India T20 World Cup squad 2022. Sharma will be under huge pressure after India’s early exit from the Asia Cup 2022 however they have put in impressive performances against Australia and South Africa at home.

Analysis of India T20 World Cup squad 2022

India T20 World Cup squad 2022

Indian Batters

Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli form India’s top order in the World T20 2022 which can easily be rated as the strongest in Wt20 2022. All 3 players are technical sound and are currently in form.

Indian Middle Order and Finishers Comprises of Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant and Dinesh Karthik. Suryakumar Yadav is currently the best ranked T20I batsman of India, and he has had a mind-blowing 2022 so he will be very dangerous in the mega event. Pandya and Dinesh Karthik, both have the similar role that is to play aggressive cricket and perform the finishing role as well. Pant and Hooda are the 2nd choice batsmen in this middle order.

Indian Bowlers

India have got a good looking spin attack. The spin attack will be led by Y Chahal who is a T20 expert. Axar Patel and Ravi Ashwin are the other 2 options available, amongst whom Axar has been phenomenal in T20 Cricket lately.

India’s pace attack looks the only weak link as they don’t have the services of Jasprit Bumrah and he has been replaced by Mohammad Shami who has not played any T20I cricket recently . Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s form is also questionable owing to his death bowling skills. While Arshdeep Singh and Harshal Patel have showed strong performances in recent home series.

India T20 World Cup Players List 2022

India WT20 Squad 2022: Rohit Sharma (c), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, R Ashwin, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammad Shami. Standby Players: Mohammed Siraj, Shreyas Iyer, Ravi Bishnoi, Shardul Thakur.

India T20 World Cup Schedule

India WT20 fixtures will start when they take on arch rivals Pakistan at MCG on 23rd October, 2022 as their first match in Wt20 2022. India’s next match in World T20 2022 will be on 27th October against the 2nd qualified team from group A.

India T20 World match schedule for 2022 edition with all details is listed below:

Mat #DateDayGroupTeam vs TeamVenueMatch Time
16Oct-23Sun2India vs PakistanMCG08:00 AM GMT / 07:00 PM LOCAL
23Oct-27Thu2India vs A2Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney07:00 AM GMT / 06:00 PM LOCAL
30Oct-30Sun2India vs South AfricaPerth Stadium, Perth11:00 AM GMT / 07:00 PM LOCAL
35Nov-02Wed2India vs BangladeshAdelaide Oval, Adelaide08:00 AM GMT / 06:30 PM LOCAL
42Nov-06Sun2India vs B1MCG08:00 AM GMT / 07:00 PM LOCAL

India T20 World Cup Records

India is one of the sides to have their name in the ICC WT20 title winners list in 2007. India T20 World Cup-winning captain in 2007 was MS Dhoni, who won the inaugural WT20 event. Besides the win, they ended up runners-up after losing in the final. They reached the semi-finals and four times India exit during round 2 of ICC WT20

India WT20 Records

  • 2007 – Winners
  • 2009 – Round 2
  • 2010 – Round 2
  • 2012 – Round 2
  • 2014 – Runners-ups
  • 2016 – Semi-Final
  • 2021 – Round 2

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