The Indian squad for the upcoming edition of the men's World Twenty20 could be announced as soon as the BCCI meets selectors in Mumbai on Monday (September 12).

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The deadline for submitting squads for the mega event is September 16, and it was initially reported that the team would be announced on Thursday

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But now in a surprising development, the selectors have decided to meet on Monday only to discuss the selection of the Indian team.

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The 2022 edition of the T20 World Cup will be held in Australia from October 16 to November 13.

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The BharatN team returned to India after finishing the Asia Cup T20 tournament, where they failed to reach the final for the first time since the 2014 season.

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"I can't confirm whether the World T20 squad will be announced today. But yes, the selectors are going to meet this afternoon," Dhumal told InsideSport.

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According to PTI, Monday's meeting in Mumbai will focus on team selection for the T20 World Cup as well as home assignments against Australia and South Africa.

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Apart from that, it is also known that senior pacer Mohammad Shami is in contention to make the squad despite not having played a T20 match for India since last year's mega event.

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