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ICC World Cup: BCCI to announce India squad today; no. 4 slot up for grabs

India takes on South Africa in their opening game of the tournament on June 5

BS Web Team & Agencies  |  Cricket 

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. Photo: PTI

India's World Cup squad will be announced on Monday in Mumbai, the Board of Control for Cricket in (BCCI) said.

According to the guidelines issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the World Cup, "every team has to announce their final squad on or before April 23. The teams, however, can make any changes to the final squad of 15 at least seven days prior to the tournament."

Earlier, teams used to announce a 30-players probable list two months before the tournament, but under the new members playing agreement which came into effect in 2016, the teams do not need to follow this practice.

Cricket World Cup 2019 will be played from May to July this year in and Wales.

and South Africa will lock horns with each other in the opening game of the tournament.

takes on South Africa in their opening game of the tournament on June 5.

Likely Indian squad:

Those who would definately make the cut: (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, M S Dhoni, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneswar Kumar, Mohd Shami, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal

Likely to make it: Kedar Jadhav, K L Rahul

Dark horses: Vijay Shankar, Rishabh Pant, Ambati Rayudu, Shreyas Iyer, Suresh Raina, Karun Nair, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik

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First Published: Mon, April 08 2019. 12:54 IST