BCCI announced the 15-member cricket squad for the 2023 World Cup in a conference held in Mumbai on September 5, 2023. Rohit Sharma will lead the Indian team in the 2023 ODI World Cup, with Hardik Pandya as his deputy.
- KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer, who returned to the team after recovering from injuries, are part of the squad.
- Other key players in India’s core team include Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Mohammed Siraj, and Kuldeep Yadav.
- India is aiming to win their second ODI World Cup on home soil, with their last victory in 2011 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni.
- The full team consists of Rohit Sharma (Captain), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav.
Q.: Who will lead the Indian cricket team in the 2023 ODI World Cup?
a) Virat Kohli
b) Hardik Pandya
c) KL Rahul
d) Rohit Sharma
Ans : d) Rohit Sharma