Cricket World Cup 2019 Team Squad, Players List, Captain: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, to be played in England and Wales, will be contested by 10 teams.
All the players are Finally Declared to play in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Team Squad. Star Players Like Virat Kohli, Kane Williamson and so on have sealed their place in the world cup teams of their respected nations.
It is also known that Kane Williamson is going to lead the England side for their quest of the trophy in their own home.
After the dominating performance of Kane Williamson in the Indian Premier League 2019, he clearly deserves the spot as well.
Virat Kohli will be leading the Indian side. Other than that, injuries may happen anytime and any player can be out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 team squad.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Team Squad Captains List
The number of teams in the ICC World Cup tournament has been decreased from 14 to 10 and the 10 teams for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is selected. The teams and Captains are:
England (Eoin Morgan)
Australia (Tim Paine)
India (Virat Kohli)
South Africa (Faf du Plessis)
New Zealand (Kane Williamson)
Pakistan (Sarfraz Ahmed)
Bangladesh (Mashrafe Mortaza)
Sri Lanka (Angelo Mathews)
Afghanistan (Asghar Stanikzai)
West Indies (Jason Holder)
All the Cricket teams have Declared their 15-member squads for the World Cup event with two-time winners West Indies being the final country to decide their 15 member squad on Wednesday.
While all teams have tried take the best 15 players, some big stars are still missing from the each team like young talent Rishabh Pant (India), Kieron Pollard (West Indies), Peter Handscomb (Australia), Mohammad Amir (Pakistan) etc.
All teams can make changes to their squad anytime until a week before the beginning of the league matches. Some have even already mentioned their list of standby players.
If you have missed out on any of the squad declaration, we have you covered all that for you. Here is the list of Cricket World Cup 2019 Team Squad of all the nations
List of squads announced for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019
Afghanistan Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019:
Gulbadin Naib (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman
Afghanistan Squad named fast bowler Hamid Hassan, who played for the team in July 2016, in his 15-man team for the Cricket World Cup on Monday.
Hassan, 31, played 32 one-day internationals for the war-torn nation and was also part of Afghanistan’s first appearance in the 50-year World Cup in Australia and New Zealand four years ago.
In April, Afghanistan replaced the ODI captain, Asghar Afghan, for Gulbadin Naib, as part of the wholesale changes in the team’s leadership structure in all formats.
While several high-level players questioned the timing of leadership changes before the World Cup from May 30 to July 14, Afghanistan maintained its place in the squad.
Australia Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019:
Aaron Finch (capt), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon
After completing his 12-month suspension, Steve Smith and David Warner are ready to return in the international arena, as the duo has been named in the 15-man squad of the Australian World Cup.
While the suspended duo of Warner and Smith is returning to the Australian national Cricket team, the big names that were left out of the squad were the seamstress Josh Hazlewood and Peter Handscomb.
Justifying the reason behind the fall of Hazlewood, the president of selection of Australia, Trevor Hohns, said that the seamstress still has not recovered completely of the injury in the back that underwent in January.
“By not playing at the highest level for some time, we believe this will provide the best preparation for a quality cricket under his belt,” Hohns said in a Cricket Australia press release.
Bangladesh Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019:
Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan (vc), Mohammad Mithun, Sabbir Rahaman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed
Rookie sailor Abu Jayed earned himself a place in the Bangladesh World Cup squad, while batter Mosaddek Hossain also made the cut in his 15-man squad for the exhibition tournament.
Jayed, who has played only five tests and three T20I, was selected after his performances in the series of two tests in New Zealand, where he finished as the main receiver of visitors.
Hossain, a middle-range hitter who can play offside, played last for Bangladesh in the Asian Cup in September. He was not on the team when they played in Zimbabwe, the Antilles and New Zealand in all formats.
Three players in recovery, the pacer of the left arm Mustafizur Rahman, Mahmudullah, and paceman Rubel Hossain, were also named in the team.
England Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019:
Eoin Morgan (c), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
Jofra Archer, who is enjoying a good career in the lucrative Indian Premier League, was not named in the 15-man England squad.
In a statement issued, the national coach of the ECB, Ed Smith, said: “In line with the regulations of the ICC, we have to appoint a preliminary team of 15 for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup before April 23” .
However, the cricketer of origin of the West Indies has been included in the team of 17 members of England along with Chris Jordan, who will play a limited series against Pakistan before the extravagance of cricket.
The final selection of England World Cup Squad will be decided after the series, which concludes on May 19.
Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Liam Plunkett, David Willey and Tom Curran will lead the batting unit. Joe Denly, who has only participated in nine ODI, is the surprise entry in the bowling department and is likely to serve as a backup option for the duo of Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid.
India Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019:
Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami
The probable prospects for the No. 4 position: Ambati Rayudu and Rishabh Pant were out of the 15-man squad of the World Cup. Instead of Pant, Dinesh Karthik will take over as the team’s second goalkeeper.
The president of the selectors, MSK Prasad, after announcing the India Cricket Team squad, said that the second goalkeeper will only have the opportunity to play in case MS Dhoni suffers an injury.
Keeping this in mind, the selection committee decided to choose Karthik over Pant, since the former’s glove work can be useful in crucial encounters.
The batting unit will be headed by the captain himself and will be supported by Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Rohit and MS Dhoni.
In the bowling unit, the team opted for three sealers instead of four. Therefore, it makes the role of Hardik Pandya and Vijay Shankar more crucial, since one of the two will have to intervene as the fourth seamstress.
India will play its first match against South Africa on June 5 and will face Pakistan, the rival, on June 16.
New Zealand Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019
Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), Tom Blundell (wk), Mitchell Santner, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Henry Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Jimmy Neesham
Kane Williamson-led New-Zealand Squad, who will be playing their first match against Weaker Team Sri Lanka on June 1, became the first team to declare their 15-player squad for the world cup tournament.
In a major Improvement, Tom Blundell, who is yet left to play an ODI, is been included in the 15 member squad in place of batsman Tim Seifert, after the wicket-keeper-batsman sustained a finger injury.
Star Spin bowler Ish Sodhi also got his name in the 15-man list and was chosen above Todd Astle as the team’s second spin bowler. In comparison with Astle, the 26-year-old has more experience with 63 ODI caps under his name.
Astle, who was part of the New Zealand squad for their last ODI series against Bangladesh, has only appeared in eleven limited-overs internationals.
Pakistan Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019
Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk, c), Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik
Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq announced the team and revealed that Amir was left out of the Pakistan World Cup team, but has been included in his squad for his pre-tournament series against England.
South Africa Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019
Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi
South Africa announced its 15-man team for the next ICC World Cup on Thursday. The experience of Hashim Amla helped him overcome the problem, while Reeza Hendricks and Chris Morris missed it.
Dale Steyn, who recently returned to regular action for South Africa after solving long-standing injury issues, was also included in the team.
With 7,910 races to his name, Hashim Amla, 36, is one of the most successful ODI hitters of all time for South Africa 15 member squad, but has been struggling to stay in shape for the past year.
Reeza Hendricks was being seen as a possible replacement for Amla, but the latter’s experience seems to have helped him book a ticket for England.
Amla, Du Plessis, Duminy, Miller, Steyn, Tahir and de Kock were part of the team that reached the semifinals of the 2015 World Cup.
This is the first time that Du Plessis will lead the team in the tournament with the previous team led by AB de Villiers, who retired from international cricket in 2018.
Sri Lanka Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019:
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeffery Vandersay, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeevan Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana
Dinesh Chandimal, Akila Danajaya, Niroshan Dickwella, Upul Tharanga were some of the big names that were not included in the 15-man World Cup team from Sri Lanka.
Meanwhile, Milinda Siriwardana and Jeffrey Vandersay, who have not participated in a single ODI since 2017, have been included in the 15-member team.
Avishka Fernando, 21, who did not make a brilliant start in South Africa last month has also been included in the team.
Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera are the key players that are part of the World Cup team.
The bowling department will be headed by the veteran cricketer Malinga. The team led by Dimuth Karunaratne will begin its campaign against New Zealand on June 1.
West Indies Confirmed Squad For World Cup 2019:
Jason Holder (c), Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Kemar Roach, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Ashley Nurse, Fabian Allen, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (wk), Oshane Thomas, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis.
West Indies Cricket board ignored all rounders Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine from the World Cup squad, while Chris Gayle and Andre Russell were included in the team. Darren Bravo also made it to the West indies World Cup squad with wicket-keeper Nicholas Pooran. Here is their 15-man World Cup squad announced on Tuesday.