T20 World Cup 2021: After IPL 2021, the T20 World Cup will start in UAE and Oman from October 17. Team India will start its campaign in this tournament with the match against Pakistan on October 24. The players of Mumbai Indians (MI) included in the team will take entry in the team hotel today. In the IPL, Mumbai Indians is out in the league stage itself. Team captain Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah and Rahul Chahar are included in Team India’s squad for the T20 World Cup. However, the suspense still remains regarding the fitness of all-rounder Hardik Pandya.
These players of defending champion MI, who could not make it to the playoff round, will now be desperate to perform better in the T20 World Cup. Team India sources told ANI, “Rohit and other players of the Mumbai Indians team who are included in Team India’s squad for the T20 World Cup will enter the team hotel today. Hardik Pandya’s fitness will also be discussed by the team physio and The support staff is keeping an eye on it. We are sure that he will be fit to bowl before the start of the tournament.”
Team management and mentor Dhoni will decide on Pandya
According to Team India sources, “Whether Hardik Pandya will play only as a batsman or not, this decision will be taken by the team management and mentor MS Dhoni in due course. What is best for the team will be decided there. Big matches in India’s middle order. There is a lack of experience for this, so the team will have to take its decision keeping all these things in mind.