India World Cup 2023 Playing XI: Team India defeated New Zealand by 3-0 in the ODI series and is now number 1 in the ODI rankings. With this, the Indian team, which is engaged in preparations for the ODI World Cup, wants to move ahead with this leap.
The Indian team is scheduled to play the ODI World Cup in October-November this year. This tournament will be held in India. The Indian team, which has been waiting for the ICC trophy for the last 10 years, is eyeing this World Cup. The Indian team is already busy with preparations. It has also started showing its impact in recent ODI series against Sri Lanka and New Zealand. Looking at the performance of the Indian team and the performance of the players so far, there are indications of which team the Indian team can go ahead with in the ODI World Cup.
After the defeat of T20 World Cup 2022, the BCCI was in turmoil. Since then, the ICC has started preparations for the ODI World Cup 2023. BCCI said that they are preparing a pool of 20 players for the World Cup and they are strong contenders to play in the World Cup.
As senior players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul, who often take a break in the ODI series, are now appearing in regular ODIs, all the focus of Team India is on the ODI format. Looking at the 6 ODIs played so far in the year 2023 and other players, it is clear that Team India playing-11 or 15 players.
It is clear that Shubman Gill is going to open alongside Rohit Sharma in the ODI World Cup with a brilliant performance. Virat Kohli is sure to play at number 3. Shreyas Iyer and Suryakumar Yadav will be seen in four to five positions.
Suryakumar Yadav, who is excelling in T20s, is failing in ODIs. With this, Ishan Kishan can get a chance to play in his place. Meanwhile, KL Rahul will be seen as the wicket keeper. But only one of Surya-Ishan and KL Rahul will get a place in the playing-11.
Who has a chance in bowling, an all-rounder?
Hardik Pandya is sure to play. Currently he is bowling continuously. Now he became the vice-captain of the ODI team. Apart from them, the fast bowling trio of Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj and Jasprit Bumrah can be relied upon. Team India also has options like Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal and Akshar Patel in the spin department.
Team India Probable Playing 11:
Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Akshar Patel, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami, Mohammad Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav
These players also get a chance: Yuzvendra Chahal, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Rishabh Pant (if fit), Washington Sundar.