New Delhi: Opener Gautam Gambhir and middle order batsman Yuvraj Singh were dropped from 15-member Indian squad for Champions Trophy. The selection committee surprisingly picked Murali Vijay in the team ahead of the left-handed Gambhir.

India beat SL by 5 wickets in practice game

Schedule Of ICC Champions Trophy 2013

Shikhar Dhawan, who made his Test debut with a breathtaking 187 against Australia, expectedly got the selectors' nod as the number one opener. The squad has five specialist batsmen in Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Vijay and Dhawan, while Dhoni and Karthik are the two wicketkeeper-batsmen.

 

Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain)

Age: 31 years

Playing role: Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm medium

Fielding position: Wicketkeeper

Shikhar Dhawan

Age:27 years

Playing role: Top-order batsman

Batting style: Left-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak

 

Virat Kohli

Age: 24 years

Playing role: Middle-order batsman

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm medium

 

Suresh Raina

Age: 26 years

Playing role: Batsman

Batting style: Left-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak

Dinesh Karthik

Age: 28 years

Playing role: Wicketkeeper batsman

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Fielding position: Wicketkeeper

Murali Vijay      

Age: 29 years

Playing role: Opening batsman

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak


Rohit Sharma      

Age: 26 years

Playing role: Batsman

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak

Ravindra Jadeja

Age: 24 years

Playing role: Allrounder

Batting style: Left-hand bat

Bowling style: Slow left-arm orthodox

Ravichandran Ashwin

Age: 26 years

Playing role: Bowler

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm offbreak

Irfan Pathan

Age: 28 years

Playing role: Allrounder

Batting style: Left-hand bat

Bowling style: Left-arm medium-fast

Umesh Yadav

Age: 25 years

Playing role:  Bowler

Batting style:  Right-hand bat

Bowling style:  Right-arm fast-medium

 

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Age: 23 years

Playing role: Bowler

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm medium

 

Ishant Sharma

Age 24 years

Playing role: Bowler

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm fast-medium

 

Amit Mishra

Age: 30 years

Playing role: Bowler

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Legbreak

 

Vinay Kumar

Age: 29 years

Playing role: Bowler

Batting style: Right-hand bat

Bowling style: Right-arm medium

Duncan Fletcher

Coach

(JPN)

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