CT 2017: Gambhir wants unchanged Indian squad against Sri Lanka
New Delhi: Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Thursday said that Men in Blue should play Sri Lanka in the Champions Trophy 2017 game with an unchanged squad.
He finds Oval wicket more bouncy and seam supportive as compared to Birmingham.
"India need not to make any change in its squad against Sri Lanka. It is a balanced squad. The Oval wicket will be pace friendly and pitch wearing greenish tinge could bring in the fast bowlers even more in the game." said Gautam Gambhir to a news channel.
If India beats Lankans in the big game then Men in Blue will qualify for the semifianl of teh eight-team league.
Rain gods, however, can play spoilsport as per the weather reports.
Probable XI of India and Sri Lanka
India: Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Umesh Yadav
Sri Lanka: Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Perera, Asela Gunaratne, Thisara Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep