After winning three matches in a row, Team India is preparing to make four matches four wins to remain at the top of the table. So far, the host team has been unbeaten in ICC World Cup 2023. The next challenge in front of Men in Blue is Bangladesh who defeated Team India in Asia Cup 2023. Therefore, it is never going to be easy to beat Bangladesh as they can turn the tide. Undoubtedly, Bangladesh has some players who can challenge Team India, such as opener Liton Das, skilled & all-rounder Shakib Al Hassan, and strike bowler Mustafizur Rahman. Therefore, India is training hard before the match. If you are scrambling to the web regarding the playing 11 of Team India for the match against Bangladesh, the following sections are for you.
There were rumors that Rohit and Virat could sit on the bench for the match against Bangladesh and Hardik Pandya would lead the team as the team is currently in a very strong position placed at the top of the table. But we are here to debunk all the rumors, no rest will be given to any player during the tournament. Rohit and Virat were also seen practicing in nets ahead of India’s clash with Bangladesh. Kindly note that Bangladesh recently defeated team India in the Asia Cup when Rohit and Kohli were given a rest.
As the upcoming matches of India are going to be very challenging as they are against New Zealand, England, and Sri Lanka, the management has decided to make the most of the situation and bagged as many as points they can before Team India faces mighty England and New Zealand. What will be the squad of Team India for the next match? It has been explained in the next section. Continue reading to know more.
Talking about the probable playing 11 of Team India, Rohit Sharma will definitely play. Rohit Sharma and Shubhman Gill will open for team India. Virat will bat at 3. Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, and Hardik Pandya will handle the middle order. Jadeja will certainly bat at 7. The selection of the 8th player of the team is currently under discussion as Ashwin can replace Shardul Thakur in the next match because Pune’s pitch is spinner friendly surface. The pace attack of Team India is likely to remain unchanged. Shami to continue to warm the bench. Stay tuned.