T20 World Cup: Shardul Thakur Replaces Axar Patel In Team India’s World Cup Squad

Sports Desk, Amar Ujala, Dubai

Published by: swapnil shashank
Updated Wed, 13 Oct 2021 05:18 PM IST

Summary

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has made some changes in the squad for the T20 World Cup. Fast bowler Shardul Thakur has been included in the squad in place of Axar Patel. At the same time, Akshar has been sent to the list of stand-by players in place of Shardul.

Shardul Thakur

Shardul Thakur
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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has made some changes in the squad for the T20 World Cup. Fast bowler Shardul Thakur has been included in the squad in place of Axar Patel. At the same time, Akshar has been sent to the list of stand-by players in place of Shardul.

The main selection committee announced this on Wednesday. The selectors had announced the squad for the T20 World Cup on 9 September last month. There were 15 players selected. However, in the IPL that followed, the form of some players was a matter of concern. In view of this, these changes have been made.