ICC Champions Trophy is round the corner and the top 8 teams taking part in the tournament have begun to announce their teams. Australia, South Africa and Bangladesh have already announced their 15-man squad and the rest of the teams are expected to come out with the squads soon.
India is defending champions and is placed in a tough group with two Asian sides (Pakistan & Sri Lanka) and South Africa. India kicks off their campaign on 4th June against Pakistan. Sri Lanka and South Africa are remaining fixtures after one of 4th June. Winning two matches out of 3 is a must for team India to make it to semi-finals of ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
Indian selectors will be having a big headache selecting the squad for the Champions Trophy. IPL has already seen several young Indian players shining on the field, including Nitish Rana, Manan Vohra among others.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is approaching and all eyes are on India’s player list. Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is expected to make an official announcement in next few days but before that, we have listed player list which is probable Indian team player list for ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
The 15-member squad will obviously include the known faces such as Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin. It is also expected that young Rishabh Pant might make the cut into the squad for he has been in one hell of a form with the bat for some time now.
India Probable Squad for Champions Trophy: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli (c), MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammad Shami, Umesh Yadav, Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin, Rishabh Pant