ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Yuzvendra Chahal says he is excited to to play in his first CWC for India

India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is excited to play in his first ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, starting May 30 in the England and Wales.

Asian News International, May 17, 2019 15:37:55 IST

Gurugram: India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal is "excited" to play in his first ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, starting on 30 May in the England and Wales.

"Really excited, it will be my first World Cup. Everyone wants to be part of the World Cup to play for the country," the 28-year-old told ANI.

File image of Yuzvendra Chahal. AP

File image of Yuzvendra Chahal. AP

On being asked what he thinks about the wicket, Chahal said, "Last year when we played in England, the wicket was slow so we have prepared accordingly but can only decide once we reach there."

The middle-order, expect the presence of MS Dhoni, has worried the nation for quite some time now.

Reflecting on the same, the leg-spinner said, "One should support and back all the 15 players. Consider the team is strong."

India will take on New Zealand and Bangladesh on 25 May and 28 May in the warm-up matches before opening its World Cup campaign against South Africa on 5 June at the Hampshire Bowl, Southampton.

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Updated Date: May 17, 2019 15:48:20 IST


IPL 2019 POINTS TABLE

Pos. Team P W L D Pts.
1
Mumbai
14 9 5 0 18
2
Chennai
14 9 5 0 18
3
Delhi
14 9 5 0 18
4
Hyderabad
14 6 8 0 12
5
Kolkata
14 6 8 0 12
6
Punjab
14 6 8 0 12
7
Rajasthan
14 5 8 0 11
8
Bangalore
14 5 8 0 11
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
6 Sri Lanka 3462 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5372 125
2 India 5669 121
3 South Africa 4488 115
4 New Zealand 3729 113
5 Australia 4342 109
6 Pakistan 3846 94
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
6 New Zealand 4056 254