BCCI picks four pacers as the reserve bowlers for the World Cup. The pacers will travel along with the team and will bowl the batsmen at the nets and will be look in if there is an injury in the team.
Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Avesh Khan, Khaleel Ahmed will now travel to England and will assist the batsmen for their preparation in the World Cup.
While Deepak Chahar (CSK) and Navdeep Saini (RCB) impressed while bowling for their IPL teams, Khaleel Ahmed (SRH) and Avesh Khan (DC) didn’t get much opportunity despite being able to generate a good pace.
Earlier, BCCI sent Avesh Khan, Mohammed Siraj, Basil Thampi and Ankit Rajpoot as net bowlers to South Africa and during Asia Cup in Dubai, the Board sent five bowlers – Avesh, Prasidh Krishna, Siddharth Kaul, Shahbaz Nadeem and Mayank Markande – to help out the batsmen.
As per the tournament guidelines, the teams are free to change their squads without permission from the ICC till May 22. After that, changes have to be cleared by the ICC.
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