India, April 16 -- Picking specialists is an extension of Virat Kohli's Test selection policy but this time it has produced a World Cup squad that looks really thin on batting. Going by the primary role of the players, the 15-member India squad has five bowlers - Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav - four all-rounders - Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Vijay Shankar and Ravindra Jadeja - two wicket-keepers - MS Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik -- and only four specialist batsmen - Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul.

This squad has possibly the best opening batsmen, the best batsman of this generation, a legendary wicket-keeper and tactician as well as a balanced bowling attack. Wh...