India (IND) Team Squad, Player List, Schedule For ICC Champions Trophy 2017 –India, the defending champions of ICC Champions Trophy are currently in a great form and surely would be looking to defend their title in an upcoming edition of ICC CT 2017. Lot has changed since the last edition of ICC CT. Indian captain MS Dhoni has been replaced by Virat Kohli. MSD and his team have been fantastic in last decade when it comes to ICC events. India is currently ranked 4 in ODI rankings. Team India also has one of the settled teams in the world cricket and are serious contenders for this year’s ICC Champions Trophy title.
India (IND) Team Squad, Player List For ICC Champions Trophy 2017
As we said earlier, India is one of the settled teams in cricket today. They have their settled playing XI which is expected to make their appearance at ICC event. KL Rahul has been injured and is expected to be replaced by Shikhar Dhawan or Rohit Sharma. Virat Kohli will lead the side into ICC Champions Trophy. Good performance from Suresh Raina can earn him a call for ICC event. The question over should selectors include Yuvraj remains the point of discussion. India have found a good allrounder in form of Hardik Pandya. He has also been able to do what MSD has done for so many years in past giving MSD a chance to bat higher in the batting order. Jadeja and R Ashwin are expected to return at ICC event. While in fast bowling various options are available and it will be interesting to see who makes a final cut. Jasprit Bumrah is one pace bowler who is guaranteed a spot in the squad of 15.
|Virat Kohli (Captain)||Batsman|
|Hardik Pandya||All Rounder|
|Yuvraj Singh||All Rounder|
|MS Dhoni||Batsman/ Wicketkeeper|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||All Rounder|
|Ravindra Jadeja||All Rounder|
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 – India Team Schedule
Indian team is fresh from IPL and will be coming into ICC Champions Trophy with a good cricket season back at home. IPL is more refreshing than tiring for players as well as fans. So as soon as IPL gets over, team India will travel to United Kingdom where ICC has scheduled two warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh on 28th and 30th May.
|28-May||India vs New Zealand||The Oval|
|30-May||India vs Bangladesh||The Oval|
India is placed in Pool B along with their arch-rivals Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa. India will open their campaign against Pakistan on 4th June at Edgbaston. The encounter would be followed by Sri Lanka and South Africa on 8th and 11th June at The Oval.
|4th June||India vs Pakistan||Edgbaston|
|8th June||India vs Sri Lanka||The Oval|
|11th June||India vs South Africa||The Oval|