Probable India squad for Champions Trophy 2017


New Delhi,  With the BCCI finally deciding that Team India will participate in the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy 2017, the squad is likely to be picked up on Monday (May 8).Speculations have started about which player is going to be picked by the selectors as India go to defend their title in the eight-nation event starting on June 1.

The tournament will begin on June 1 and India will play their first game against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 4.

With uncertainty over opener KL Rahul, selectors will face a challenging task of whom to pick up as the partner for Rohit Sharma to start the innings for India.

Ajinkya Rahane’s poor show in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 is also going to be discussed by the selection committee as the they sit to pick the Indian squad.

Shikhar Dhawan, who is eyeing a spot in the India squad, might get a call up from the selectors for he has performed decently, so far, in the IPL.

Skipper Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh and former skipper MS Dhoni are the obvious choices for the squad at no. 3, 4, and 5 respectively.