The selection committee picked the World T20 and Asia Cup squad in New Delhi. The team was chosen by the national selection panel headed by Sandeep Patil. The Team selection was on 5th February 2016 in Delhi.
The team will be led by MS Dhoni. The selector choose players which are MS Dhoni (captain), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Pawan Negi, Mohammed Shami, Ashish Nehra, Ravichandran Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh and Jasprit Bumrah.
ICC World T20, 2016 Start Date : From 8th March 2016
Asia Cup 2016 : From 24th February 2016
The world T20 starts in India from 8th March and The Asia Cup will be starts in Bangladesh from 24th February. Chief selector Sandeep Patil said that “In the shorter format, horse for courses work. It doesn’t matter if a guy is new or old but we see the performance in domestic cricket.”
Pawan Negi is the only surprise selection in the squad. And Mohammed Shami returns to the Squad. On the Mohammed Shami’s selection, Chief selector Sandeep Patil said that, “Shami has 30 days for proving his fitness. He has recovered and he is bowling.”
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