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15-Member Team India Squad Announced for World Cup 2019

Dinesh Karthik has beaten Rishabh Pant in the race to become the second wicket-keeper in the Indian team for the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales.

The team of selectors, led by M.S.K. Prasad, met in Mumbai on Monday and picked the 15-member squad. Vijay Shankar goes to the showpiece event as the number four batsman and Ravindra Jadeja has been picked as the third spinner ahead of a fourth pacer. KL Rahul joins in as the back-up opener.

While skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, M.S. Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah picked themselves on the back of some consistent show in recent times, there were three main areas of concern that the selectors needed to take a call on.
Here is the complete list of players in the squad:

Rohit Sharma
Shikhar Dhawan
KL Rahul
Virat Kohli
MS Dhoni
Kedar Jadhav
Vijay Shankar
Hardik Pandya
Kuldeep Yadav
Yuzvendra Chahal
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Mohammed Shami
Jasprit Bumrah
Ravindra Jadeja
Dinesh Karthik.

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