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India’s 15-man squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024 will reportedly be announced in the last week of April. The tournament is scheduled to be hosted in the USA and the West Indies and will kick off on June 2 with the USA locking horns with Canada in the opening fixture. According to reports, the squad for the upcoming marquee tournament will be named in the last week of April, while the ICC’s cut-off date for team submission is May 1. 

As per reports by PTI, each participating team will get to change the players in their initial squads till May 25. PTI quoted a BCCI source as saying, "The Indian team will be selected sometime during the last week of April, the time by which the first half of IPL will be over and the national selection committee will be in a position to assess the form and fitness of the contenders.” 

It added, “The first batch of cricketers will leave for New York immediately after the end of the league stage of IPL on May 19. Those players, whose teams won't qualify for the final four will be going early, like it happened during WTC finals last year.” The senior BCCI source also talked about what would happen if a World Cup prospect got injured during the IPL 2024, currently going on in the Indian subcontinent. 

The source added, "Obviously, if any centrally contracted or targeted player gets injured, his case will automatically come under the purview of the NCA's Medicine and Sports Science team. Also for the centrally contracted players and targeted players (India A, Emerging India), the S&C coaches and physios need to keep NCA in the loop. But when players are contracted with franchises, BCCI can't dictate how many matches they will play. As far as bowlers are concerned, it is only four overs.”