According to the sources, Chief Selector MSK Prasad said that they have made up their mind regarding the core team that will get to feature in the ICC World Cup 2019, set to take place in May.
In a recent interview with Times of India, Prasad said, “Like most other teams, we have made up our minds with regard to the core team that will figure in the World Cup. The IPL is a major tournament that throws up a variety of challenges. I’m sure the IPL will help players with their form and also keep their minds in good shape ahead of the World Cup.”
Prasad also said that they have a reserved bunch of five fast bowlers to be selected in the team. “I have absolutely no worry about our pace bowling backups. Apart from our premier five fast bowlers, we have reserve bunch of five fast bowlers who are competent enough to get into the senior team
The chief selector also said that they were trying to work on the aspect of resting their World Cup-bound pacers during the Indian Premier League.