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Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Asia Cup India Squad

For perhaps the first time since being appointed ODI captain in December 2021, India skipper Rohit Sharma has a first-choice squad at his disposal for the Asia Cup beginning on August 30. The squad for the tournament was announced on Monday (August 21) after a selection meeting that was attended by Rohit and head coach Rahul Dravid. KL Rahul and Shreyas Iyer have returned from surgeries while pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Prasidh Krishna will take another decisive step in their comebacks from serious back injuries by featuring in the 50-over format. The only unexpected inclusion in India's 17-member squad for the continental event is 20-year-old batter Tilak Varma, who is yet to play for India in ODIs, while another decision that triggered mixed reactions was Kuldeep Yadav over Yuzvendra Chahal.

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Asia Cup Squad FAQs

  • How many players are part of India's Asia Cup 2023 squad?

    India announced a 17-member squad for the Asia Cup, and one player as backup

  • When was India's Asia Cup 2023 squad announced?

    India's squad for the Asia Cup was announced on August 21. BCCI chairman of selectors Ajit Agarkar unveiled the 17-member squad

  • Which players were the surprise omissions in India's Asia Cup squad?

    The absence of India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal was not on expected lines

  • Who is the surprise inclusion in India's Asia Cup 2023 squad?

    Tilak Varma, 21, who is yet to make his ODI debut, was BCCI's surprise pick in India's Asia Cup squad

  • Are KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Jasprit Bumrah and Rishabh Pant in India’s Asia Cup 2023 squad?

    KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer and Jasprit Bumrah will represent India at the Asia Cup 2023. Rishabh Pant, however misses out as he is yet to fully recover from the injuries he sustained during a car accident last December.