Hindustan Times – Former India skipper Gautam Gambhir has revealed his pick for India’s World Cup 2019 squad and the 15-member squad was filled with surprises.

Summary

  • Former India skipper Gautam Gambhir has revealed his pick for India’s World Cup 2019 squad and the 15-member squad was filled with surprises.
  • Gambhir picked veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin as his third spinner along with Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal while youngster Rishabh Pant was not included.
  • The last ODI match he played was against West Indies in North Sound on June 30, 2017 and although he was part of the Test team in Australia, an abdominal strain sidelined him.
  • That means that according to the former opening batsmen, both Dinesh Karthik and young sensation Rishabh Pant will not be a part of the squad which will represent India in the World Cup.
  • Gambhir’s predicted squad: Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Vijay Shankar


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