India will take on New Zealand and Bangladesh in warm-up games on May 25 and May 28 respectively. India will start off their World Cup campaign against South Africa on June 5 at The Rose Bowl, Southampton.
Skipper Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri will address the press conference on Tuesday. India will start their campaign as favourites to win the trophy owing to their form in the 50-over format. Virat Kohli will be leading India in his first 50-over World Cup as captain with former skipper MS Dhoni’s expertise at his disposal.
Here are the live updates from the press conference before they travel to England:
15:21 IST The press conference will start shortly. Ahead of the press conference, the big question remains. Who Will be India’s No.4 batsman in World Cup?
Earlier Kedar Jadhav’s shoulder injury has been a cause of concern. The part-time bowler and middle-order batsman, Jadhav was declared fit on Monday. The 34-year-old was injured during Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019.
India will take on New Zealand and Bangladesh in warm-up games on May 25 and May 28 respectively. The semi-finalists of World Cup 2015 start off their campaign against South Africa on June 5 at The Rose Bowl, Southampton.
India will have Rishabh Pant, Ambati Rayudu and Navdeep Saini as standbys whereas Deepak Chahar, Avesh Khan and Khaleel Ahmed will travel with the team as net bowlers.
India squad for World Cup 2019:
Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami.
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