The title holder
announced their 15-man squad in order to defend their title for the second
consecutive time. Selectors did not bring any surprise inclusion in the squad picking
up Yuvraj Singh and Murali Vijay. India
Despite showing good form in the ongoing Test series against
Murali Vijay failed to make his place in the World Cup squad. It seems that selectors
did not have any interest to select any extra opener. Yuvraj Singh is doing
well in the domestic cricket. Scoring three centuries back to back, he raised
the possibility of his being selected in the squad. Australia
Though Ravindra Jadeja is now injured, selectors have kept faith on him and selected him with an expectation that he will be recovered on time for
first match on February 15 against . Apart from Jadeja,
selectors have picked up Stuart Binny as an extra all-rounder. Pakistan
In this squad, selectors have picked up four pacers in Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Shami.
Indian squad for the World Cup: MS Dhoni(c/wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu, Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami, Stuart Binny, Umesh Yadav.