19th Asian Games Team India Squad: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the name of India’s 15-member men’s cricket team for the 19th Asian Games to be held in September. Young player Rituraj Gaikwad has been made the captain of this team. At the same time, many young players who have shown consistent performance in the last few seasons of IPL have been included in the team, including Rinku Singh’s name.
Cricket events in the Asian Games will be played in T20 format from 28 September to 8 October. Due to the start of ODI World Cup in India from October 5, the team of young players is being sent for this tournament. Apart from Ruturaj Gaikwad in this team, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rahul Tripathi, Tilak Verma and Rinku Singh are also part of the team.
Arshdeep will lead the pace attack
Apart from Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Shivam Mavi have been included in this team of India as fast bowlers. Ravi Bishnoi and Shahbaz Ahmed have been included in this team as spinners. At the same time, Washington Sundar has been included as an all-rounder player.
The Asian Games are going to be held in China for the third time. At the same time, the cricket event is also being organized in it for the third time. Earlier, cricket was included in the Asian Games in 2010 and 2014.
Here’s the Indian men’s team for the Asian Games,
Rituraj Gaikwad (c), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rahul Tripathi, Tilak Verma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan, Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Shivam Mavi, Shivam Dubey, Prabhsimran Singh (wicket keeper).
Standby Players: Yash Thakur, Sai Kishore, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Sai Sudarshan.
NEWS 🚨- Team India (Senior Men) squad for 19th Asian Games: Ruturaj Gaikwad (Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Rahul Tripathi, Tilak Varma, Rinku Singh, Jitesh Sharma (wk), Washington Sundar, Shahbaz Ahmed, Ravi Bishnoi, Avesh Khan , Arshdeep Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Shivam Mavi, Shivam…
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 14, 2023
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