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India announce squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

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India will play its first match against South Africa on June 5 and face arch-rival Pakistan on June 16. 

India has announced its 15-member squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

The announcement was made after a five-member committee deliberated on the players to be selected.

1. Virat Kohli (Capt)

2. Rohit Sharma (vc)

3. Shikhar Dhawan

4. KL Rahul

5. Vijay Shankar

6. MS Dhoni (wk)

7. Kedar Jadhav

8. Dinesh Karthik

9. Yuzvendra Chahal

10. Kuldeep Yadav

11. Bhuvneshwar Kumar

12. Jasprit Bumrah

13. Hardik Pandya

14. Ravindra Jadeja

15. Mohd Shami

Following New Zealand and Australia, India is the third team to announce its squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup ahead of the April 23 deadline.

Defending champions, India is the second-ranked ODI team. 

India will play its first match against South Africa on June 5 and face arch-rival Pakistan on June 16. 

Ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, India played an ODI series against Australia losing 3-2. 

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