India who are the defending champion of the World Cup 2011 will be full of confidence going into the ICC World Cup 2015. So here are the 5 players important in the World cup 2015 played in Australia and New Zealand.

1. Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli will be an important member for India in the World Cup 2015 to be played in Australia and New Zealand. He will at number 3 or 4 according to the situation of the game. He has the experience of playing in both of the countries. His average as batsman is special as he has 20 centuries to his name in his carrier. He has scored a century in the last tour of Australia in the test matches played and scored a century in the CB Series tournament which featured Sri Lanka and Australia.

2.  MS Dhoni

He is one of excellent finishers in One day Cricket in the modern day cricket. His ability to access the situation and play according to it makes him a really special player. He comes at number 6 but when required he should come up the order and play as many balls to settle on the wicket before showing his class. His captaincy in One day International cricket is great. The main challenge for him is to play against top class bowling attack of South Africa, Pakistan and West Indies which have good quality bowling attacks.

3. Suresh Raina

 

Suresh Raina will be an important player for India in the World Cup 2015. His form in the past three months in One day International has been great. He scored a century in England then played well in the home series against West Indies and then also playing well in the ongoing series against Sri Lanka. His main test will be against the short pitch bowling against which he had trouble. He can play the attacking game and just change the course of match with his batting. Because of the performances in One day Internationals he got a place in team in the squad for test series against Australia.

4. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma will be an important player for Indian team. He has played some great innings for the team. He has scored a double ton in a ODI match against Australia in 2013. In the ODI series against New Zealand he struggled to manage to score runs. The biggest test for him is to face the new ball at bouncy pitches which will help the pacers. If he bats in the opening position his role is to provide a good start. If he bats in the middle order his role is to provide the finishing touch. 

5.  Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami an excellent young bowler for India. He has been the main bowler for India against West Indies. He picked 10 wickets in that series. His has worked very hard on his death bowling and needs to bowl like this in the World Cup 2015. The role for him is to pick up wickets with the new ball. The responsibilities will lie on Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be the key bowlers for MS Dhoni.