The inform player Manish Pandey has been ruled out of Champions trophy 2017 (#CH17) due to injury and Dinesh Karthik will replace him for the #CH17. Manish Pandey has scored 396 runs in 14 matches for his team Kolkata Knight Riders IPL season 10, 2017. Pandey will be missing an important qualifier-2 match for his team. He also missed the rain affected eliminator match.
Dinesh Karthik is also in sublime form for his team Gujrat Lions in this season IPL 2017. Dinesh Karthik has scored 361 runs in 14 matches at 36.10 avg. He also had good domestic season. Dinesh Karthik was also part of reserve player list which India named in case a injury happens. Karthik was also part of ICC Champions trophy 2013 which India has won.
— BCCI (@BCCI) May 18, 2017
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will begin on 1st June 2017, the first match India has to play against Pakistan which will be played on 4th June 2017. Though India does not hold good record against Pakistan in Champions Trophy as both teams faced each other 3 times and India have won 1 match and Pakistan won 2 matches. Last time both met in 2013 were India won by 8 wickets
Squad for ICC Champions Trophy 2017
|Virat Kohli (C)|
|Mahendra Singh Dhon (WK)|