India Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: 3 Most Shocking Decisions. The BCCI, on Wednesday, announced India’s squad for the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021. Notably, the tournament is all set to be staged in Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from October 17-November 15.
As far as the India National Cricket Team is concerned, they will begin their campaign in the tournament with a high-voltage clash against their arch-rivals Pakistan, who have also declared their 15-member squad for the tournament. Going into the tournament, the Men in Blue will be one of the heavyweights to clinch the title this year,
As the selection committee announced the Indian squad, there were a lot of shocking exclusions and surprising inclusions. Let’s take a look at the 3 most shocking decisions by the Indian selection committee.
India Squad For T20 World Cup 2021: 3 Most Shocking Decisions
3. Yuzvendra Chahal And Shreyas Iyer’s Exclusion
One of the most shocking exclusions from India’s T20 World Cup squad was that of Yuzvendra Chahal, India’s leading wicket-taker in the T20I format. Alongside Kuldeep Yadav, Chahal had been the go-to bowler in the limited-overs format.
Shreyas Iyer’s exclusion was equally shocking as the young Indian batsman was once touted to lead the team on the international stage. Although injury has been the prime reason behind his exclusion as stated by the selection committee, Suryakumar Yadav’s staggering form has also been one of the prime reasons behind his axing from the side.