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India Team Squad for ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Jump to navigation. Chairman of selectors, MSK Prasad and acting secretary of the Indian board Amitabh Chaudhary read out the names one by one with a couple of minor changes in the team. Rishabh Pant and Ambati Rayudu have been left out of the team by the selectors. The selectors have opted for experience over X-factor by naming a well-balanced squad. The rest of the players almost picked themselves with Virat Kohli at the helm. MSK Prasad spoke to the media in Mumbai and named the squad in the presence of Amitabh Chaudhary and said his committee has selected one of the most balanced Indian teams. Wickets might be a bit more dry.
Although India emerged as a major cricket-playing nation in , the South Asian nation had given birth to many talented cricketers even before winning the World Cup in England. Sachin Tendulkar, the Bradman of modern era, was not only a great batsman, but also the greatest exponent of the straight drive. With the help of international centuries, Sachin scored 15, runs in Tests and 18, runs in ODIs. The maestro, who was a champion against pace and spin bowling, played international matches in total, scoring 34, runs. Rahul Dravid was a champion batsman of the modern era especially in a crisis period.
Srinivasan after a meeting of the selection committee here. There were just a couple of spots up for grabs in the team and the selectors opted to include Chawla and Ashwin ahead of Pragyan Ojha in the squad which has as many as three specialist spinners which came as a surprise. - List of famous cricket players from India, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. India has produced some very talented cricket players over the years, including slips, sweepers and wicket-keepers.
With the announcement, all the speculations regarding the names came to an end as the selectors sent out a clear message — Time is up for the old war-horses and the young brigade is given the responsibility to defend the World Cup title Down Under. But for now we take a look at the details of these players who have earned themselves a chance to play in the coveted World Cup The thinking and calculative captain is also regarded as one of the greatest finishers in limited-over cricket. A smart thinker and natural ability to accelerate the innings make MSD one of the most treasured players of Indian team. The deputy-in-charge of Team India, Virat Kohli has come a long way from last world cup to present game of cricket. From becoming the first Indian to score a century on World Cup debut in , Kohli is considered to be the best batsman of Team India and in the world at present.
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