The eight squads for the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, to be held in England from June 1-18, have started to be announced. Defending champions India have been pooled in Group B with top-ranked South Africa, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Keep track of the squads here, as they are named.
The current World Cup holders are set to unleash a pace quartet in England, with Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, James Pattinson, Pat Cummins, Josh Hastings and Marcus Stoinis to pick from. The injured Chris Lynn has also been named in Australia’s 15-man squad.
SQUAD: Steven Smith (capt), 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 (wk), Adam Zampa
Matches: June 2 v New Zealand, Edgbaston; June 5 v Bangladesh, The Oval; June 10 v England, Edgbaston
Pace bowler Shafiul Islam has returned from injury, while Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman are expected to join up with the 15-member squad after their IPL commitments.
SQUAD: Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Somya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehdi Hasan, Sunzamul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam
Matches: June 1 v England, The Oval; June 5 v Australia, The Oval; June 9 v New Zealand, Cardiff.
South Africa have selected uncapped spinner Keshav Maharaj and recalled quick bowler Morne Morkel for the Champions Trophy. AB de Villiers will captain top-ranked South Africa as they seeks a first limited-overs title since winning the 1998 Champions Trophy.
SQUAD: AB de Villiers (capt), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, David Miller, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Farhaan Behardien, Morne Morkel
Matches: June 3 v Sri Lanka, The Oval; June 7 v Pakistan, Edgbaston; June 11 v India, The Oval
To be announced: India, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and West Indies.