India have announces a youthful squad for the upcoming Cricket World Cup.
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India have named its final squad for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, with MS Dhoni to lead the 15-man squad that will aim to defend its title in Australia and New Zealand in February-March.
The squad features several fast bowling options in Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma, while Axar Patel and Ravinchandran Ashwin provide spin options.
Ravindra Jadeja and Stuart Binny have been included as all-rounders.
India’s World Cup campaign begins against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on February 15.
INDIA WORLD CUP SQUAD:
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt, wk), Virat Kohli (vice-capt), Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Stuart Binny, Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma.