Team India are one of the most successful teams in the history of the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup as they have clinched the title twice – in 1983 and 2011 respectively. India last won the ICC title in 2013 when the Men in Blue beat England in the Champions Trophy final under MS Dhoni’s captaincy to clinch the major honour.
The upcoming mega event is going to be staged entirely in India for the first time and the Men in Blue have a great opportunity to make use of their resources to make a bid for the third title. Rohit Sharma will be leading the ODI World Cup for the first time and it is a great chance for him to use his cricketing experience in the tournament.
In this listicle, let’s now go through the names of three Indian batters who will be looking forward to showcasing their mettle in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023.
1. Rohit Sharma
Indian captain Rohit Sharma is one of the batters to watch out for in the 2023 edition of the World Cup. The flamboyant batsman etched his name into record books by becoming the only batsman to score five centuries in a single edition of the ODI World Cup. In the 2019 edition, he finished the tournament as the leading run-scorer with 648 runs in nine matches at an average of 81.00.
2. Virat Kohli
Former Indian captain Virat Kohli, who was part of the 2011 ODI World Cup winning team will be looking forward to showcasing his prowess in the upcoming World Cup. Having played 26 games in the ODI World Cup, he scored 1030 runs including 2 centuries and 6 fifties.
3. Shubman Gill
Shubman Gill will be making his debut in the ODI World Cup and the youngster has been in impressive form this year, scoring 1230 runs including 5 centuries, 5 fifties and a double century. It is a great opportunity for him to make a real case for himself in the upcoming ODI World Cup.