The cricketing world is gearing up for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 which is all set to be played in October later this year. And amidst all the preparations the ICC has announced the dates for the submission of the squads for the T20 World Cup 2022. According to the reports, the ICC has asked all the cricketing boards to submit their 15-man squad by 15th September 2022.
This means the Indian selection committee & Head Coach Rahul Dravid have four more series to try different combinations & build an ideal team of 15 members for the T20 World Cup 2022. After the five-match T20I series got tied at 2-2 scores, the Indian team will next face Ireland in the two-match T20I series starting on June 26.
After the completion of the Ireland Series, India will take on England in a three-match T20I series to be played from July 7 to July 10 followed by a three-match T20I series against West Indies to be played from 29 July to August 2nd. After that India will play in the Asia Cup 2022 beginning on August 27 before marching into the marquee event to be held in Australia.
What Cricket Experts say about Indian Team selection for the T20 World Cup 2022
The moment ICC zeroed down the dates of submitting final squads for the T20 World Cup 2022, the cricket experts started speculating about who would make it to the Indian team for the marquee event. Former Indian batter, Sanjay Manjrekar feels that Suryakumar Yadav has already reserved his place in the World Cup team on the back of his consistent performances.
On the other hand, batting coach Sanjay Bangar feels that the selection committee has shortlisted 17-18 players which includes senior players who were rested for South Africa & Ireland T20I series along with players who performed well against the South Africa squad.
Now actually which players would actually make it to the 15-member World Cup Squad is what time will say.