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No Hardik Pandya, Virender Sehwag includes Sandeep Sharma in India T20 World Cup squad

No Hardik Pandya, Virender Sehwag includes Sandeep Sharma in India T20 World Cup squad

No place for Hardik Pandya, Virender Sehwag excludes ace all-rounder, Sandeep Sharma gets surprise inclusion in India T20 World Cup Squad

Former India Cricketing star Virender Sehwag has picked his India Playing XI for ICC T20 World Cup. One Major Missing – Hardik Pandya. India’s former destructive opener has left our Hardik Pandya from India’s Playing XI. Sehwag claims that Pandya will be in the 15-memeber squad, but it will be either of Rinku Singh or Shivam Dube who dons the role of the finisher in the team.

No Place For Hardik Pandya, Sandeep Sharma gets Chance

Virender Sehwag has made quite some changes in his India Playing XI. These include the absence of Mumbai Indians skipper Hardik Pandya. On the other hand, Rajasthan Royals’ Sandeep Sharma gets a chance in Sehwag’s India Playing XI. There are no surprises at the top order.

Rohit Sharma and Yashasvi Jaiswal form the opening pair. Virat Kohli slots in at his preferred number 3 position while Suryakumar Yadav retains his place ta number 4.

In middle and lower order, Rishabh Pant makes a comeback. As for the finisher’s role, either of Rinku Singh and Shivam Dube will slot in at number 6. Ravindra Jadeja finish the lower order.

Kuldeep Yadav joins the team as the specialised spinner while the pace trio includes Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Sandeep Sharma. It can be understood, Sandeep Sharma gets his pick after an impressive IPL 2024 stint.

Virender Sehwag’s T20 World Cup XI for India

Rohit Sharma, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Rinku Singh/Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Sandeep Sharma

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