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Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan jet off to New York for T20 World Cup

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Yuzvendra Chahal, Avesh Khan jet off to New York for T20 World Cup

India is placed in Group A alongside Pakistan, Ireland, and co-hosts USA.

The excitement for the T20 World Cup 2024 is building as three more Indian cricketers have departed for New York! Yuzvendra Chahal, a key member of the main squad, along with young talent Yashasvi Jaiswal, and reserve player Avesh Khan, set off from Mumbai today.

Notably, all three aforementioned players represent Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. The RR captain Sanju Samson who is currently in Dubai will join the India squad in NY inside few days.

First batch already in New York

These departures follow the arrival of the first contingent of Indian players in New York on Sunday.

Captain Rohit Sharma, along with star players like Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, and others, have already begun acclimatizing to the US conditions.

Yuzvendra Chahal and Yashasvi Jaiswal in Main Squad

Yuzvendra Chahal’s experience and Yashasvi Jaiswal‘s raw talent add depth to India’s main squad. Both players will be eager to prove their mettle on the big stage.

Avesh Khan joins as Reserve Player

Avesh Khan, named as a traveling reserve alongside Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh and Khaleel Ahmed, will first travel to Dubai before reaching New York. While not in the starting lineup yet, Khan can provide valuable support if needed.

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India’s T20 World Cup Journey Begins

India is placed in Group A alongside Pakistan, Ireland, and co-hosts USA. Their campaign kicks off with a match against Ireland on June 5th, followed by a much-anticipated clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 9th.

Before the main event starts, India will play a crucial warm-up match against Bangladesh on June 1st.

Eyes on Trophy: Team India Ready to Compete

With a strong squad and a hunger for victory, the Indian team is ready to take on the challenge. The remaining players, including Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, and Rinku Singh, are expected to depart for the US soon. The entire nation will be cheering them on as they strive to bring home the T20 World Cup trophy!

India squad for T20 World Cup 2024:

India squad: Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Siraj

Reserves: Shubman Gill, Rinku Singh, Khaleel Ahmed and Avesh Khan

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