India is gearing up for the 2023 World Cup, aiming to win it at home, something they last achieved in 2011. The team has had a mix of achievements and challenges in the past years, making this tournament crucial for them.
Rohit Sharma will be leading the team with some of the best talents in the country. While players like KL Rahul have been chosen, some like Sanju Samson didn’t make the cut. The squad seems balanced with a mix of batsmen, bowlers, and all-rounders.
Team: India National Cricket Team 2023
Event: ICC One-Day International (ODI) World Cup 2023
Captain: Rohit Sharma
Vice-Captain: Hardik Pandya
World Cup 2023 ODI Batsmen:
World Cup 2023 Wicket-keepers:
ICC World Cup 2023 All-rounders:
ODI World Cup 2023 Bowlers:
Relatable: ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Stadiums
India’s World Cup Fixtures 2023 (India’s Match Time Table)
|08-Oct-23||Sunday||India vs Australia||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|11-Oct-23||Wednesday||India vs Afghanistan||Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi|
|14-Oct-23||Saturday||India vs Pakistan||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|19-Oct-23||Thursday||India vs Bangladesh||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune|
|22-Oct-23||Sunday||India vs New Zealand||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala|
|29-Oct-23||Sunday||India vs England||Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|02-Nov-23||Thursday||India vs Sri Lanka||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|05-Nov-23||Sunday||India vs South Africa||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|12-Nov-23||Sunday||India vs Netherlands||M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
The ODI World Cup 2023, hosted by India, is one of the biggest cricket events this year. Taking place in October-November, it’ll feature matches at 13 venues across India.
A total of 10 teams will compete in a round-robin format, playing each other once. The top 4 teams will advance to the semi-finals, leading to the grand finale.
Also Check: ICC Cricket World Cup Winners
2023 World Cup: Team India News
- The Indian cricket board (BCCI) announced the players for the upcoming World Cup.
- KL Rahul is in the team, but Sanju Samson didn’t make it.
- Rohit Sharma is the team captain, and Hardik Pandya is the next in charge.
- The team has seven batsmen, four bowlers, and four players who can both bat and bowl. KL Rahul and Ishan Kishan are also part of the team.
- Rohit said that Hardik Pandya is a very important player for the World Cup.
- Rohit told players who weren’t picked this time to stay positive and be ready for future chances.
- KL Rahul had been recovering from an injury but is now fit to play.
- Other important players like Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Mohammed Siraj are also in the team.
Conclusion: World Cup Team India 2023 Squad
Looking at India’s 2023 World Cup squad, I must say I’m pretty impressed. With Rohit at the helm, there’s a great mix of seasoned pros and young blood. While KL Rahul’s comeback feels like a solid decision, missing out on Sanju Samson does raise a few questions for me. If you ask me, with the talent on board, I’m hopeful we’ll see some fireworks this tournament. Fingers crossed!