The T20 World Cup is to begin from October 17 on the soil of UAE and Oman. The Indian team will play its first match in this tournament against Pakistan on 24 October. Virat Kohli and Company will be seen in the new jersey as well as the new players in the T20 World Cup. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that the new jersey of Team India will be launched on 13 October. India is hosting the World Cup this time and the team led by Kohli is being considered as one of the strong contenders for the title.
BCCI has given this information on its Twitter handle. MPIL Sports will launch the new jersey of the Indian team on 13 October. Indian players are currently participating in IPL 2021 and will be preparing for the World Cup after the tournament ends on October 15. The selectors have taken many shocking decisions in the T20 World Cup squad this time and have not included experienced players like Yuzvendra Chahal and Shikhar Dhawan in the 15-man squad. Ravichandran Ashwin has got a place in the team after four years. Young players like Varun Chakraborty, Rahul Chahar, Suryakumar Yadav have also been given a chance. At the same time, Axar Patel has also been kept in the team.
For the T20 World Cup, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been made the mentor of Team India and under his supervision, Virat Kohli’s army will land on the field. This time the Indian team has been placed in Group-2 along with Afghanistan, New Zealand and Pakistan. After taking on Pakistan, Team India will play its next match against New Zealand, while Kohli’s team will face Afghanistan on November 3.