India in 2015 World Cup

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India is in Pool B of the 2015 World Cup. The team is led by its skipper MS Dhoni.

Squad

The following are the players in the 15-member squad of India that will compete in the tournament.

Fixtures

Timeline

Feb 8, 2015: India still remain winless on the Australian tour as Australia beat India by 106 runs in the first warm-up match of the tournament.

Feb 10, 2015: India defeats Afghanistan in the second warm-up match

Feb 12, 2015: Indian prime minister Narendra Modi wished the Indian squad of the 2015 World Cup. Modi has sent personalized tweets to every member of the Indian squad.
Indian squad practices at St. Peter's College in Adelaide

Feb 13, 2015: Practice session for the team at St. Peter's College in Adelaide

Feb 15, 2015: India defeats Pakistan by 76 runs. Virat Kohli becomes the first Indian batsman to score a century against Pakistan in world cup matches.

Prior to World Cup

India played a test-series against Australia and a triangular ODI series against Australia and England. They concluded the tour of Australia without a single victory. India lost 2-0 in test series to hosts Australia and failed to reach the final of the triangular ODI series. India's batting has suffered on the tour. Captain MS Dhoni has hinted that India might go with a four-bowler strategy in the World Cup.