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India Playing XI, IND Team Squad ICC Champions Trophy 2017 - Players List, News

The Champions are back! In this Champions Trophy 2017, Team India is all set to challenge all 7 participating teams with Virat Kohli as a captain and Ajinkya Rahane as a Vice Captain. In The Champions Trophy 2013, India had performed so well under the captaincy of MS Dhoni and Indian team became the Winner of Champions Trophy 2013 beating England in the Finals. This year, In Champions Trophy 2017, MS Dhoni will no more continue as a Captain of team India instead Virat Kohli will be the new skipper for Indian Team and will lead team India to win once again ICC 
Champions Trophy 2017. So here, in this blog we will discuss interesting facts regarding Team India for this Champions League 2017 with their Squad, Players List and News.

INDIA (IND) Team Schedule for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 including Warm-Up and Group B Matches

Before starting of tournament, India will play two warm-up games both at the Kennington Oval. India will play their first (1st) warm up match on 28th May against New Zealand and second (2nd) warm-up match on 30th May against Bangladesh. Talking about the league or Group Matches of Champions Trophy 2017, Team India has been placed in Group B along with South Africa (RSA), Pakistan (PAK) and Sri Lanka (SL). From June 4, Indian Team start the main competition playing against Pakistan. Then will play against South Africa and Sri Lanka. Top two teams from both the group will be further qualify for 1st and 2nd Semi-Finals.

IND Team Captain in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 as compare to ICC Champions Trophy 2013

This season, In Champions Trophy 2017, the Team India side has considerably changed itself, in light of previous Champions League 2017, and has replaced and added several players, to show their awesome talent in this Champions League 2017. In This Champions Trophy 2017, Team India has Virat Kohli as a Captain while in the previous season MS Dhoni was the captain and he made Team India to lift Champions Trophy 2013. So In this Champions Trophy 2017, it will be great to watch Virat Kohli leading team India. There is no doubt Virat Kohli has a lot of experience and is doing captaincy in IPL and Indian Test team as well, So lets see how far Virat Kohli can take team India this Champions Trophy 2017.

India Squad for ICC Champions Trophy 2017:

  1. Virat Kohli (c)
  2. Rohit Sharma
  3. Shikhar Dhawan
  4. Yuvraj Singh
  5. Ajinkya Rahane
  6. Dinesh Karthik
  7. Kedar Jadhav
  8. MS Dhoni (wk)
  9. Hardik Pandya
  10. Ravichandran Ashwin
  11. Ravindra Jadeja
  12. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  13. Jasprit Bumrah
  14. Umesh Yadav
  15. Mohammed Shami

Opening Batsmen:

There are some fantastic players for Team India to select from for opening slot. However team management to go with one permanent opening batsmen pair which has made some good records, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan. Another option for opening batsmen is Ajinkya Rahane as well. All the three Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Ajinkya Rahane are inform batsmen as we have seen them playing awesome in IPL 2017.

Middle Order:

Team India has got some destructive batsmen in middle order. They include star batsman Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, Dinesh Kartik and Hardik Pandya. All this players can change any situation and all this players have capabilities to handle any kind of bowling line-up of any team of the world. These all batsmen shown good form in IPL 2017 except Virat Kohli, He was not in form throughout IPL 2017, But he has worked very hard and will give his 100% in Champions Trophy 2017 for sure.


Now talking about bowling line up of Team India for this Champions Trophy 2017, team India has included some of their best names of bowlers who can destroy any batting line up. Fast seam bowlers include Jasprit Bumrah whose name is comes first in any critical situation and in death overs, Bhuvneshwar Kumar who is the winner of Purple Cap in IPL 2017 with 26 wickets, Mohammed Shami who is also a great seamer. Talking about spinners then team India has Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja both of them are in complete form and all set for Champions Trophy 2017.

Team INDIA Playing XI for Champions Trophy 2017 - Probable Playing 11 for IND Team

  1. Rohit Sharma
  2. Shikhar Dhawan
  3. Ajinkya Rahane
  4. Virat Kohli (c)
  5. MS Dhoni (wk)
  6. Yuvraj Singh
  7. Hardik Pandya
  8. Ravindra Jadeja
  9. Ravichandran Ashwin
  10. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  11. Jasprit Bumrah
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