shardul thakur replaces axar patel in team india world cup squad for t20 world cup Sach News

A change has been made in the Indian squad announced for the T20 World Cup starting from October 17. Fast bowling all-rounder Shardul Thakur has been included in the team in place of spin all-rounder Axar Patel. Shardul Thakur, who is in excellent form, has been entered in the 15-man squad while Axar Patel has now been put in the list of reserve players. Remember that every team had to inform the ICC about their final squad before October 15.

India has to play its first match against arch-rivals Pakistan on 24 October. The Chetan Sharma-led selection committee had earlier given entry to eight fresh faces in the 15-member squad in September. This is also the last tournament for Team India as T20 captain Virat Kohli, he had already announced his resignation from the captaincy due to workload.

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