Mix reaction by Indian cricket fraternity to the squad for ICC World Cup 2019

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced the 15-man squad for the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 which will begin from May 30 in England and Wales. The Indian cricket fraternity was shocked to see some of the names like Rayudu and Pant, who were almost confirmed for the World Cup 2019 missing out of the squad.

Meanwhile, the probable prospects for the No. 4 slot in the Indian playing XI, Ambati Rayudu and Rishabh Pant were shockingly left out from the squad. In place of Rishab Pant, Dinesh Karthik will take the charge as the team’s second wicket-keeper.

However, according to BCCI’s announcement, Virat Kohli to lead the 2011 champions, while Indian team will have the players like Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, and Mohammad Shami, while Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya appear in their first ever World Cup.

They took to Twitter and reacted to the announcement: