Yes!! Finally the 2 months of fight between Indians is finished. Now, Indians will re-unit and support Men in Blue team. The Team India will play Champions Trophy as defending champions. The 8th Champions Trophy tournament will starts from June 1. The first match of the tournament between England and Bangladesh. India will start the tournament against Pakistan on June 4 after two warm-up games. The first warm-up game is to be played against New Zealand on May 28 and another one on May 30 against Bangladesh. Ahead of the Champions Trophy 2017, We look at the 5 Indian Players To Watch Out For Champions Trophy 2017.
The right-arm pace bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who won the purple cap in IPL 2017, will lead the bowling attack in the Champions Trophy. He took 23 wickets in the IPL 2016 and 26 wickets in the IPL 2017. He can be an asset for the team while playing in English conditions. In English conditions, the ball will swing more, so it will help Bhuvneshwar Kumar to pick the early wickets.
The left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja was the key player for Team India in the Champions Trophy 2013. He was the highest wicket taker of the tournament by picking 12 wickets in just 5 matches. Apart from this, he know the english conditions very well, so it helps Jadeja to pick some breakthroughs.
Every Indian is waiting for Ms Dhoni’s destructive knock. After stepped down as captain, he scored 134-run-knock against England in the three match ODI series. So, now he will come up in the batting order in Champions Trophy and will retain the Champions Trophy again. So, we might see his destructive batting once again.
Jasprit Bumrah, emerging himself as key plays for his team. He picked up 22 wickets in the 11 ODI he played for Team India. His economy is just 4.89 in ODI. He has been fantastic during death overs. Bumrah took 20 wickets in the Indian Premier League 2017. He can provide some early breakthroughs. Hope, he will be a key player for Team Indian in the upcoming CT 2017.
The captain of Indian Cricket Team is surely the one player that everyone looks up to in the team. He was failed to bring his form during IPL 2017, but he never fails in the ICC tournament. The Team India’s batting line-up is a lot dependent on Virat Kohli. Virat Kohli will play first ICC tournament as a captain and eyeing to retain the Champions Trophy.