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ICC Champions Trophy 2017 squads: Here's how groups and teams line up

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published May 29, 2017, 7:07 pm IST
Updated May 31, 2017, 12:40 pm IST
The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy is set to pit some of the best captains in the world of cricket against each other.
While hosts England are the favourites, India, led by Virat Kohli, has all the firepower to defend their title. (Photo: AFP)
 While hosts England are the favourites, India, led by Virat Kohli, has all the firepower to defend their title. (Photo: AFP)

London: After successfully hosting the event four years ago, England set to play hosts for one more time as the ICC Champions Trophy kicks off at The Oval when Eoin Morgan-led England take on Bangladesh on June 1.

While England are one of the favourites to bag the title, defending champions India, who are led by Virat Kohli, have all the firepower to retain the trophy which they won in 2013 under MS Dhoni.

 

Here are the squads of all the eight teams which will feature in the tournament.

Group A:

Australia: Steve Smith (Captain), David Warner, Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicketkeeper) and Adam Zampa.

Bangladesh: Masrafe Mortaza (Captain), Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Mehedi Hasan Miraj, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sanjamul Islam, Sabbir Rahman, Shafiul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarker, Tamim Iqbal and Taskin Ahmed.

 

England: Eoin Morgan (Captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jake Ball, Sam Billings, Jos Buttler (wicketkeeper), Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes and Mark Wood.

New Zealand: Kane Williamson (Captain), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Neil Broom, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, Jimmy Neesham, Jeetan Patel, Luke Ronchi (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee and Ross Taylor.

Group B:

India: Virat Kohli (Captain), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane, Mohammad Shami, Rohit Sharma, Yuvraj Singh and Umesh Yadav.

 

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmad (Captain and wicketkeeper), Ahmad Shahzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fahim Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hassan Ali, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz.

South Africa: AB de Villiers (Captain), Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, JP Duminy, Quinton de Kock (wicketkeeper), Faf du Plessis, Keshav Maharaj, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada and Imran Tahir.

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (Captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Asela Gunaratne, Chamara Kapugedera, Nuwan Kulasekera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Kusal Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Seekkuge Prasanna, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Lakshan Sandakan and Upul Tharanga.

 

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