The India cricket team, additionally referred to as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by using the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) fame.
Although cricket became introduced to India by way of European merchant sailors inside the 18th century. And the primary cricket membership was set up in Calcutta (presently referred to as Kolkata) in 1792. India’s countrywide cricket group did no longer play its first Test match till 25 June 1932 at Lord’s. It becomes the sixth crew to be granted Test cricket fame.
irst fifty years of worldwide cricket
In its first fifty years of worldwide cricket, India was one of the weaker teams. Prevailing simplest 35 of the first 196 Test matches it performed. From 1932 India needed to wait until 1952, nearly two decades for its first Test victory. The group, but, gained power in the 1970s with the emergence of gamers such as batsmen Sunil Gavaskar and Gundappa Viswanath. All-rounder Kapil Dev and the Indian spin quartet of Erapalli Prasanna, Srinivas Venkataraghavan, Bhagwat Chandrasekhar and Bishen Singh Bedi.
Traditionally a lot more potent at home than overseas, the Indian team has advanced its foreign places form. Specifically in limited-overs cricket, since the start of the twenty-first century, triumphing Test fits in Australia, England, and South Africa. It has gained the Cricket World Cup two times – in 1983 beneath the captaincy of Kapil Dev and in 2011. Underneath the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
After 2011 World Cup
After triumphing the 2011 World Cup, India became best the third team after West Indies and Australia to have gained the World Cup more than once, and the first cricket group to win the World Cup at domestic. It additionally gained the 2007 ICC World Twenty20 and 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, under the captaincy of MS Dhoni. It becomes also the joint champions of 2002 ICC Champions Trophy, alongside Sri Lanka.
As of nineteen October 2018, India is ranked first in Tests, second in ODIs and 2nd in T20Is by using the ICC. Virat Kohli is the current captain of the team throughout all formats, even as the head instruct is Ravi Shastri. The Indian cricket team has rivalries with other Test-gambling nations, most appreciably with Pakistan, the political arch-rival of India. However, these days, rivalries with international locations like Australia, South Africa, and England have additionally gained prominence.
Here are current Players
|Name||Age||Batting Style||Bowling Style||C/G||Forms||S/N|
|Virat Kohli||30||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||A+||Test, ODI, T20I||18|
|Ajinkya Rahane||30||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||A||Test||27|
|Rohit Sharma||31||Right-handed||Right-arm Off break||A+||Test, ODI, T20I||45|
|Shikhar Dhawan||33||Left-handed||Right-arm Off break||A||Test, ODI, T20I||25|
|K. L. Rahul||26||Right-handed||-----||B||Test, ODI, T20I||1|
|Prithvi Shaw ||19||Right-handed||Right-arm off break||N/A||Test||100|
|Mayank Agarwal||28||Right-handed||Right-arm off break||N/A||Test||-----|
|Manish Pandey||29||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||C||ODI, T20I||9|
|Ambati Rayudu||33||Right-handed||Right-arm Off break||C||ODI||5|
|Cheteshwar Pujara ||31||Right-handed||Right-arm Leg break||A||Test||16|
|Hanuma Vihari||25||Right-handed||Right-arm Off break||C||Test||-----|
|Shubhman Gill||19||Right-handed||Right-arm off break||N/A||ODI||77|
|Kedar Jadhav||33||Right-handed||Right-arm Off break||C||ODI||81|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||32||Right-handed||Right-arm Off break||A||Test||99|
|Ravindra Jadeja ||30||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox||A||Test, ODI, T20I||8|
|Hardik Pandya||25||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||B||Test, ODI, T20I||33|
|Krunal Pandya ||27||Left-handed||Slow left-arm orthodox||N/A||T20I||24|
|Vijay Shankar||28||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||N/A||ODI, T20I||59|
|Washington Sundar||19||Left-handed||Right-arm Off break||N/A||T20I||55|
|Mahendra Singh Dhoni||37||Right-handed||Right-arm medium||A||ODI, T20I||7|
|Rishabh Pant||21||Left-handed||-----||A||Test, ODI, T20I||17|
|Dinesh Karthik||33||Right-handed||-----||C||Test, ODI, T20I||21|
|Jasprit Bumrah ||25||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium||A+||Test, ODI, T20I||93|
|Siddarth Kaul||28||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||N/A||ODI, T20I||66|
|Bhuvneshwar Kumar||29||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||A||ODI, T20I||15|
|Mohammed Shami||28||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium||A||Test, ODI||11|
|Ishant Sharma||30||Right-handed||Right-arm fast-medium||A||Test||1|
|Khaleel Ahmed||21||Right-handed||Left-arm medium-fast||C||ODI, T20I||27|
|Umesh Yadav||31||Right-handed||Right-arm fast||B||Test, ODI, T20I||19
|Shardul Thakur||27||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||N/A||Test, ODI, T20I||10/54|
|Mohammed Siraj||24||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||N/A||ODI||13|
|Deepak Chahar ||26||Right-handed||Right-arm medium-fast||N/A||ODI, T20I||90|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||28||Right-handed||Right-arm Leg break||B||ODI, T20I||3/6|
|Kuldeep Yadav||24||Left-handed||Left-arm||A||Test, ODI, T20I||23|
|Mayank Markande||21||Right-handed||Right-arm Leg break||N/A||T20I||11|