Indian Squad For World Cup 2023 (Playing 11)

The biggest mega tournament of cricket is going to start from october in this year and India got the opportunity to host this year’s ODI world cup. Therefore one thing is sure, the excitement level and the hype which Indian fans going to create on this year’s matches will be unreal. India will be looking forward to add World cup 2023 trophy in their cabinet. Therefore, let’s look on the Indian squad for World cup 2023.

The below squad is based on the highest probability of players who can be in the world cup team and prediction of former popular cricketers. Moreover, the main squad of India for ODI world 2023 is yet to be announced by BCCI.

Indian Team Squad For ODI World Cup 2023


1. Rohit Sharma 

The man who will be leading the Indian side for world cup 2023, Rohit Sharma would be eagerly waiting to fill the drought of ODI world cup trophy this year.

Every Indian fan is expecting a lot of runs from the bat of Rohit Sharma because of his monstrous performance in last odi world cup, and also he is one of the main pillar of India’s batting unit.

2. Shubman Gill

Replacing India’s star opener Shikhar Dhawan is not easy for anyone but Shubman Gill has done this because of his consistent performances from last 2 years for Indian cricket. Therefore, Gill has almost confirmed his place in Indian squad for world cup 2023.

Along with Rohit Sharma, young mindset of Gill will going to pretty dangerous for opposition team if both the batsman’s once plays 20-30 balls of their innings.

3. Virat Kohli

The man who is known to create big moments Virat Kohli, will be India’s key in order to grab the trophy of wc 2023. Kohli himself has working really hard to make it happen in nets in recent times.

Moreover, many cricket experts has already predicted that, Virat Kohli will get the title of leading run scorer in this world cup, which is quite possible looking at his past performances.

4. Shreyas Iyer

Coming back from injury, won’t be going to easy for Shreyas Iyer to get back his momentum of scoring runs like used to score before injury. Fortunately, He got couple of matches in Asia cup to prepare his role in the squad.

Moreover, Shreyas is the perfect one to play at number 4 for India, which has been a big headache for a long time, He provides stability and can boost the scorecard at any given moment when it requires for the team.

5. Suryakumar Yadav

We all know what Surya Kumar Yadav has done in past 2 years for India in t20 cricket, but his average and records are quite disappointing in One day International, but still management is looking to back SKY in ODI, therefore there is a high chance SKY can make his way Indian squad for world cup 2023.

Just imagine if SKY gets his rhythum like t20i in one day cricket too, it can really change the equation for Indian team totally, fans will be looking forward to witness SKY 360 degree show in WC 2023 too.

6. Ishan Kishan

Ishan Kishan will be in the squad as a backup opener, if any of main opener gets injured or underperforms then Ishan Kishan might play in the playing too. Moreover, Ishan Kishan’s has played really amazing knocks in ODI cricket in recent times.

Team management can also try the left right combination with Rohit and Ishan which can be beneficial for India, as it becomes little bit harder for opposition team to settle down their bowling length.

7. KL Rahul 

Another classy and exceptional batter, KL Rahul is all set to make his comeback in Indian squad for world cup 2023, after recovering from his back injury.

After Rohit and Virat, all eyes will be on KL Rahul, as he is going to play essential role in the middle order for the batting unit in WC 2023. KL Rahul is well experienced and can play anchor and aggressive role according to the situation.

8. Ravindra Jadeja

If we talk about all rounders in the squad probably Ravindra Jadeja would be the first player who comes in our mind, due to his sensational batting along with his wicket taking abilities on Indian wickets.

We all know what he has done in IPL 2023 final, so there is high expectations with him as well, especially when top orders collapses then he might play a crucial role for the team.

9. Axar Patel 

Probably one of the most improved all-rounder for India recent times, Axar Patel has almost made his way in Indian squad for world cup 2023. Axar is in good touch in all three formats for India with bat in recent times, which adds the plus point for him ahead of any other all-rounder.

Axar might not get that bunch of wickets like any other spinners, but his economy rate will always be impressive, which adds certain amount of pressure on batsman to throw his wicket.

10. Hardik Pandya

Current t20 captain of India, Hardik Pandya who is one the main asset for India in this odi world cup 2023, comes with hard hitting ability along with his short of length wicket taking deliveries.

Indian fans will really be hoping for him to bowl his 10 overs of quota, so that management can use his full utility in the team, which eventually going to help for the team.

11. Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep yadav who was disappeared from the team after 2019 is now all set to make his comeback in Indian squad for world cup 2023 with his amazing bowling performances in recent matches vs West Indies.

Last time he played ODI world cup under MS.Dhoni, who gave him enough confidence and guidance which helped him to under the situation on ground and bowling accordingly.

12. Jasprit Bumrah 

Whole India has been waiting for the comeback of Jasprit Bumrah in Indian team and guess what, he is perfectly fit and looking forward to deliver some exceptional performances in this world cup.

Moreover, Bumrah will also be playing Asia cup, as it will help him to get his bowling rhythm back and his accuracy as well.

13. Mohammed Shami 

Along with Bumrah, Mohammed Shami will be playing the role of main bowler with the new ball in his hands. Shami’s role with the new ball will be crucial as he can grab the initial wickets for the team.

14. Shardul Thakur

A new edition of fast bowler with pretty good batting abilities in lower order, Shardul Thakur can play role of main bowler as well as batter who can contribute in slog overs.

Moreover, Shardul is known for taking back to back wickets in his spell which we have seen many times that too at critical situation of the match.

15. Mohammed Siraj

The current ODI number 1 ranked bowler, Mohammed Siraj has shown the world what he is capable of in past 2 years for India in all three formats. Therefore, Siraj place in Indian squad for world cup 2023 is almost confirmed.

Siraj can be really dangerous with the new ball as he know the art both in and out swing deliveries. Moreover, Indian wickets are suitable for Siraj as he know home conditions very well.

 

India Playing 11 For World Cup 2023


This year there is couple of combination team management can go with. The probable playing 11 of India will be Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj.

Also there can be changes as the tournament moves forward according to individual’s performance. For instance, if Shubman Gill fails to grab his opportunity, he can be replaced by Ishan Kishan as a opener.

Same goes with Shreyas Iyer at number 4 if he continuously fails to contribute to the team, Surya Kumar Yadav can make his entry in the playing 11. Moreover, the fast bowling unit might be the same in all matches until unless Siraj fails miserably then Shardul can be someone to grab his place in playing 11.

 

 Will India Win World Cup 2023 ?


Now, you might be curious to know the chances of India winning this year’s ODI world cup of 2023. The answer is pretty simple, India got the chance to host this world cup and all matches will be played on Indian pitches, who can understand the wicket and conditions of India more than our players?

Therefore, this is the best chance for Indian team to lift this year’s trophy, as they has the best squad along with favorable conditions. Also, it is important for players like Rohit, Virat, KL, and Hardik to step up and lead the team in the big games.

 

India ODI WC 2023 Highest Run Scorer


One of the hottest question right now of every Indian cricket fans, Who will be the highest run scorer for India in ODI WC 2023? Well, there is no one who can give accurate answer to this question because every top order and middle order batter of India has the ability to get this title.

However by observing past performances on big stage, Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill can be the contenders for the title of leading run scorer in world cup 2023 for India.

 

India ODI WC 2023 Leading Wicket Taker


Coming to the fast bowling unit of India including Shami, Siraj and the comeback man Jasprit Bumrah are going to become big headache for every team, especially on home conditions.

Now the question is which Indian bowler will get the highest wickets in world cup 2023? Again, everyone would be expecting Bumrah to get the most wickets in 2023 world cup, but we cannot overlook the young gun Mohammed Siraj.

Therefore, The players who can grab the most wickets in this tournament can be between Jasprit Bumrah or Mohammed Siraj.

 

Q) Which Indian player will score most runs in World cup 2023? 

Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill can win the title of most runs in world cup 2023 for India.

Q) Which Indian Batsman will score the highest runs in a inning in 2023 world cup?

Captain Rohit Sharma can score the highest runs in a innings for India, as he has done this work many times in big games.


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