Top 5 Batsmen To Watch Out For In ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is the biggest event for cricket fans in 2017. The 2017 edition of the ICC Champions Trophy is the 8th edition which will be hosted by England. England and Bangladesh will start off the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 with the first match being played at the Oval in June 1, 2017. Top 8 Nations will be fighting for the honours in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. The tournament will start from June 1 and every cricket fan is expecting a great limited overs match. Each of the team playing in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 has decided their players. The squad is set for the second biggest tournament conducted by ICC. Each team has chosen their best players and some of the team has very exciting batting line up.
5 batsmen you should watch out for in ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
1. Virat Kohli, India
Since the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, Virat Kohli is looking absolutely magnificent in the field. He has 27 centuries in ODIs which is the fourth most for any cricketer. In this year, he is handed over the responsibility of captaincy after the retirement of MS Dhoni. Last year he has shown to the world that he can handle responsibilities. Virat Kohli is one such batsman who you should obviously look forward to in this ICC Champions Trophy 2017 tournament.
2. David Warner, Australia.
He is the first person to represent Australia without even playing a first class match. His last five centuries came of his last 10 ODI matches. This confirms that Warner has a great footing in these type of game format. With his brilliant form in IPL, he wants to carry the momentum to the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 and win it for his team.
3. Steve Smith, Australia
After the retirement of Michael Clarke, it is Steve Smith who is leading the Aussies. He is a captain leading from the front as besides captain in his great at batting always. In the last ODI season, is average score was 55.58 and Steve Smith is looking forward to give the team another ICC Champions Trophy since 2009 by winning the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
4. Joe Root, England.
The hosts of the tournament- England, has a key factor India batting line up to which is the great form of Joe Root. He was great against Ireland and has a very good average in the last year. He is obviously going to be the next big thing for England and the best way to initiate it is by winning the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
5. AB De Villiers, South Africa
Despite his bad form in Vivo IPL 2017, he is still a batsman to watch out for. He is one of the most destructive batsman ever produced by South Africa and he can be unleashed anytime. With an experience of 216 matches, under strike rate of over 100.16, he is the key factor for the South African team and not only the fans but also other teams should watch out AB De Villiers.