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Certainties, and a few contenders

DNMUM434952 | 4/15/2019 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :976

As selectors meet today to finalise India’s World Cup squad, most players pick themselves but a couple of positions are to be debated

Mumbai: On Monday, India’s national selection committee chaired by MSK Prasad - in consultation with captain Virat Kohli - will pick the 15 players it thinks will be best suited to lift the ICC Cricket World Cup in England on July 14.
While 12 players pick themselves for the skills and variations they bring to the table, it is the three spots up for grabs that will be hotly debated at the BCCI’s headquarters, Cricket Centre, here.
Kohli will lead a team of certainties in his deputy Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, 2011 World Cup-winning captain and the indispensable Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the first-choice wicketkeeper, Kedar Jadhav, pace bowling all-rounder Hardik Pandya, the two wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav
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