Fans are eagerly waiting for Sunday to watch the mother of all battles, when India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy final at The Oval.
Special prayers were held in Varanasi district of Uttar Pradesh for Indian Cricket Team ahead of the make or break champions trophy clash with South Africa on Sunday.
The all-rounder stated that Indian batsmen need time to settle ahead of the cricket series in England.
With the BCCI sending application for the post of head coach and the bowling coach post lying vacant, there could be major changes in the Indian team post the ICC Champions Trophy.
Predictions for the ICC Champions Trophy that starts from June 1 have already started.
The Indian captain before leaving for the ICC Champions Trophy conceded that the tournament is qualitatively much more competitive than the World Cup, with top eight teams battling it out.
While the International Cricket Council has said that it will review the security for the upcoming Champions Trophy and the Women’s World Cup in the England and Wales following a terror attack.
The BCCI national selection committee on Monday announced a 15 member squad for the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy to be held from 1 June till 18 June in England.