Indian squad leaves for Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh

Updated: 14 March 2014 12:45 IST

Former champions India would open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on March 21 at Mirpur in a Super 10 game and then take on the West Indies on March 23 at the same venue.

Mumbai:

The Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Indian cricket team left on Friday for Bangladesh to compete in the ICC World Twenty20 Championship scheduled from March 16 to April 6. (Team India ducks media again)

The former champions would open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan on March 21 at Mirpur in a Super 10 game and then take on the West Indies on March 23 at the same venue. (Dhoni awaits maiden T20I fifty)

The 15-strong squad would warm up for the championship by playing a couple of practice games against Sri Lanka (March 17) and England (March 19). (India, West Indies favourites: Michael Vaughan)

Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Stuart Binny, Amit Mishra, Mohit Sharma and Varun Aaron. (Rahane employing baseball practice techniques for T20s | Kohli raring to get back into action)

Topics : Cricket
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