Indian squads for the Asia Cup 2014 and the ICC World T20 2014 events will be announced during the Irani Trophy match, which begins on February 9.


“The squad for World T20 championship and the Asia Cup are to be picked during the Irani Cup match in Bangalore (from February 9-13 between Ranji Trophy 2013-14 champions Karnataka and Rest of India) where all five selectors would be present. The deadline to choose the World T20 team is February 15,” BCCI sources told PTI.


The preliminary probables’ list for the March 16-April 6 World T20 Championship has already been announced by Board of control for Cricket in India (BCCI).


India, who won the inaugural ICC World T20 Championship in 2007, will open their campaign against arch rivals and 2009 champions Pakistan in a Group 2 fixture on March 21 at the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.


ICC World T20 2014 schedule: Match time table with venue details