August 18, 2022
2019 Cricket World Cup Cricket News

Ajay Jadeja predicts 15-man India squad for 2019 World cup, picks MS Dhoni as the captain

Ajay Jadeja predicts 15-man India squad for 2019 World cup

The build to the upcoming cricket world cup has allready started with less than three months left for cricket’s biggest extravaganza to begin in England and Wales. All the ten participating teams have allready started finalizing their 15-man squad for the event.

India led by Virat Kohli is currently plying its trade in the ODI series against Australia which will be their last bilateral series before the world cup. There are many questions for the team management to answer about the playing XI of the men in blue, especially the batting order. Hardik Pandya’s injury has been another concern for the team management which may open doors for Vijay Shankar in the world cup squad.

Many former cricketers have also given their expert comment and predicted India’s 15-man squad for the marquee event. This time former cricketer Ajay Jadeja announced his team for the show piece event.

MS Dhoni to lead Ajay Jadeja’s 15-man India squad for world cup

You may have seen MS Dhoni for the last time in India jersey, here's whyThe former cricketer picked Rohit Sharma as his first choice opener and preferred Shikhar Dhawan or KL Rahul as the second opener in the team. Its worth mentioning that Dhawan’s form off-late has been a concern for the team management and Rahul’s form may give him an edge over Dhawan for the world cup squad.

Jadeja who made his ODI debut way back in 1992 picked the formidable middle order line up and named Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik in his team. Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu even managed to get their names in the team.

Vijay Shankar failed to make the cut in Jadeja’s team and Hardik Pandya was the lone batting all-rounder in the team.

Interestingly, out of form Bhuvneshwar Kumar failed to get his name in the team and the Jamnagar born cricketer preferred to have an extra spinner in the team.

Ajay Jadeja’s 15-man India squad for 2019 world cup

Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan/KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni (C & WK), Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Ambati Rayudu, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin

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