International Cricket News: The Indian team's T20 World Cup shirt was shown on the famous Burj Khalifa on the same day it was officially released. On October 13, the Prussian and royal blue jersey was unveiled. Team India will wear the jersey in warm-up matches against England and Australia on October 18 and 20, respectively, before the competition.
-This is the first time in the history of Indian cricket that fans have been memorialised on a jersey. It carries their chants and cheers from iconic past matches, transformed into unique soundwave patterns,- stated a release from ML Sports.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said, -The Indian cricket team enjoys support not just in India but around the world, and there-s no better way to celebrate their excitement and energy than through this jersey.
-This will undoubtedly provide the team with the much-needed enthusiastic support in their quest to emerge as the T20 champions of the world. We are also pleased to see that MPL Sports continues to deliver merchandise that is widely affordable and accessible.-
Meanwhile, India announced on October 13 that all-rounder Shardul Thakur will be replaced in the T20 World Cup squad by Axar Patel, as well as that eight players - Venkatesh Iyer, Avesh Khan, Umran Malik, Harshal Patel, Lukman Meriwala, Karn Sharma, Shahbaz Ahmed, and K Gowtham - will stay in Dubai after the IPL and join the Indian team's bubble to help them prepare for the
India has till the 15th of October to pick their team.
The Super12 teams have till October 15 to complete their T20 World Cup lineups. "Teams have seven days to alter their teams before the start of their support period. India's support period begins on October 23 with the Super 12. So they have until midnight on October 15 to alter the team," a Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) source confirmed recently, as per a sports news website report.
-The selectors will wait and watch on how Hardik shapes up in the next few days. The selectors went with just three genuine pacers because it was believed Hardik would be fit enough to bowl his quota of overs. Since he hasn-t bowled at all in the IPL, there-s no form to go by.-
India, who are in Group B, will begin their campaign on October 24 against arch-rival Pakistan.
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