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Champions Trophy squad announced, Shami makes a comeback

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced a 15-member squad led by Virat Kohli for the ICC Champions Trophy, starting June 1 in England.

The team has no surprises, with off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and pacer Mohammed Shami making it back to the team, after their respective injury lay offs.

Meanwhile BCCI selection committee chairman MSK Prasad also said Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik are the stand-by players for the ICC Champions Trophy.

Squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, M.S. Dhoni (WK), Yuvraj Singh, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Ajinkya Rahane.

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