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World Cup 2023: India Squad for ICC ODI World Cup 2023



World Cup 2023: India Squad for ICC ODI World Cup

India Squad for ICC ODI World Cup 2023: The biggest tournament of ICC will be the most prominent tournament that is set to take place this year.

India is the host of the tournament and all the matches will take place across different venues in India. BCCI has shortlisted a total of 13 venues for the ICC tournament.

There will be 10 teams will be participate in ODI World Cup 2023. The tournament will be played in a round-robin format. Each team will play one game against other teams. The top 4 teams in the points table after the league stage will qualify for the semi-finals.

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India has got a direct qualification and also gearing up to form a powerful squad.

Shubman Gill: in form batsmen has played 9 ODIs and he managed to scored 624 runs with an average of 78.0. Gill has proved that he is at the peak of his form currently. He also shattered a double century against New Zealand.

Rohit Sharma: He will lead Team India in the tournament. This year, the right-handed batsman has mustered 371 runs in 8 ODIs at a strike rate of 46.37 with 2 centuries and 1 half-century.

Virat Kohli: The right-handed batter has already slammed 2 centuries this year in ODIs. At an average of 53.37, Kohli has shattered 427 runs in 9 ODIs.

Suryakumar Yadav might be another middle-order batter for India. In 23 ODIs so far, the right-handed batsman has scored 433 runs.

KL Rahul will also be a middle-order batsman. In 6 ODIs this year, the right-handed batsman has mustered 226 runs at an average of 56.50.

Rishabh Pant is recovering from an injury and might be back in a few months. Hence, he might also be picked for ODI World Cup 2023.

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Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, and Axar Patel might be picked in India’s squad for ODI World Cup. While Pandya will be a medium-pace all-rounder, Jadeja and Patel are spin all-rounders. All these players gave impressive performances in the previous IND vs AUS ODI series.

Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal might be picked as spinners for the team. Yadav, who made a comeback in Indian team after a fabulous performance in IPL 2022 last year, has hunted 15 wickets in 8 ODIs in 2023 bowling at an average of 21.13.

Jasprit Bumrah: He underwent back surgery recently and will take 4-5 months to recover completely.

Mohammed Siraj and Mohammed Shami will be other two pacers for India. These two pacers have led the pace attack in ODIs so far this year. While Siraj has bagged 19 wickets in 8 ODIs in 2023 at an average of 13.21.

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ICC World Cup 2023: ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing XI for 1st Match



ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing XI for 1st Match

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, Playing XI for 1st Match: Defending Champion England will be face New Zealand in the 1st match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on October 5.

Joe Root, Moeen Ali, and Ben Stokes are among the crucial players from the English side. On the other hand, Tom Latham will be leading the New Zealand troops in this game. Mitchell Santner, Devon Conway, and Trent Boult are among the key players from the side.

England have not lost any of their last five games and seems to be in great touch for the World Cup. New Zealand, on the other hand, have been decent in the last few days, winning their last two games.

Match: England vs New Zealand

Date: 5th October, 2023

Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, India

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Expected Playing XI:

England: Joe Root, Harry Brook, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, M Ali, Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (C), Aadil Rashid, Mark Wood, R Topley

New Zealand: Devon Conway, Will Young, D. Mitchell, Mitchell Santner, Rachin Ravindra, Tom Latham (C), Glenn Phillips, Trent Boult, L Ferguson, Matt Henry, Ish Sodhi

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Pitch Report:

The Narendra Modi Stadium is a batting-friendly surface and is expected to assist the batters once again here. Pacers, in particular, may enjoy some seam and swing at the start, which can create problems for the batters.

Temperature: 33°c

Humidity: 49%

Wind Speed: 11 km/hr

Precipitation: NO

ENG vs NZ Head-to-Head Record:

These two teams have played a total of 95 games against each other in this format so far, where England won 45 games while New Zealand pocketed 44 in their favor.

England: 45 wins

New Zealand: 44 wins

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Players Stats:

Devon Conway: 874 runs in 22 matches

Jonny Bairstow: 3653 runs in 98 matches

Daryl Mitchell: 1025 runs and 13 wickets in 29 matches

Joe Root: 6246 runs in 162 matches

ENG vs NZ Dream11 Prediction Team for Small League:

WK: Jonny Bairstow (vc), Tom Latham, Devon Conway (c), Jos Butler

Batsmen: Joe Root, Dawid Malan, Daryl Mitchell

All-rounders: Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran

Bowlers: Trent Boult, Mark Wood

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Shadab Khan Feels Rohit Sharma is most toughest Batsmen to Bowl



Shadab Khan Feels Rohit Sharma is most toughest Batsmen to Bowl

Shadab Khan Feels Rohit Sharma is the most toughest Batsmen to Bowl: There is no question that the Indian cricket squad is chock-full of A-list players. This star-studded team features players like Virat Kohli, Shubman Gill, and Rohit Sharma.

With the ODI World Cup 2023 just around the corner, the players will be focused on putting up strong performances and perhaps winning the competition.

Shadab Khan, the all-rounder for the Pakistan squad, took the spotlight to talk about the star power that the Indian team had as the team came in India for the World Cup for the first time in seven years. The 24-year-old came up and nominated Rohit Sharma, the Indian skipper.

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Shadab opined that he admires Rohit Sharma a lot and named him one of the most influential batters in world cricket. He also stated that Rohit is extremely difficult to bowl to.

“I admire Rohit Sharma a lot and among the leading batsmen in the world, he is the most difficult to bowl to. Once he gets set he becomes very dangerous. Among the bowlers, since I am a leg-spinner, it will be Kuldeep Yadav given his recent form,” Shadab Khan was quoted as saying by Sportskeeda.

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Furthermore, Shadab Khan also talked of the welcome that the Pakistan side received when they arrived in Hyderabad for their first warm-up game against New Zealand. Shadab Khan pointed out the brilliant hospitality and the tasty food that they were greeted with.

“The welcome was fantastic at the (Hyderabad) airport and also a lot of people have been thronging the team hotel and hospitality wise it’s been really good,” Shadab Khan said.

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“The food has been really tasty and the support staff (all South Africans) are worried that we end up increasing our fat percentage (laughs). Hope, we get the same love in Ahmedabad where we play India (laughs),” he added.

After losing their first World Cup warm-up game against New Zealand, Pakistan will be taking on Australia in their final warm-up game on Tuesday, October 3. Furthermore, they will begin their World Cup campaign by taking on the Netherlands on Friday, October 6.


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