Yuvraj Singh Left Out of India’s 15-Man World Cup Squad

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 | 0

Defending champions India have opted to leave out last tournament’s superstar, Yuvraj Singh, for the 2015 World Cup that will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand in February-March this year.

Besides skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the squad comprises of six other batsmen, two all-rounders, two spinners, and four fast-bowling options.

India commence their bid for third World Cup title Down Under, when they square-off against traditional rivals Pakistan in the Group ‘B’ match on February 15.

Batsmen: MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu

All Rounders: Ravindra Jadeja, Stuart Binny

Spinners: Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel

Fast Bowlers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma

NOTE: Seamers Mohit Sharma and Dhawal Kulkarni will join the World Cup squad, which is scheduled to play a triangular series against Australia and England ahead of the coveted tournament.

 (Image: ESPNcricinfo)

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