The possibility of an Indian withdrawal from the one-day tournament, held in England and Wales in June, had been raised after the Board of Control for Cricket in India were left unhappy with the financial agreement at a recent ICC board meeting in Dubai.
Rohit, who didn't play ODI cricket since October past year recovered well to make a comeback and will open the batting along with Shikhar Dhawan. He has got one of the best brains and he is the best person to guide Virat."When asked regarding Dhoni's batting position for the Champions Trophy, Prasad said: "That is up to the combination and let the team management decide that".
MS Dhoni was the only wicketkeeper in the squad.
India begins its title defence against arch-rivals Pakistan on June 4 in Birmingham.
New Delhi, May 8 Two years is long hiatus from limited overs cricket and a fit-again Mohammed Shami is ready to come out all guns blazing in the upcoming Champions Trophy in England from June 1.
Virat Kohli (capt), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Kedar Jadhav, Manish Pandey, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami.
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Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Shardul Thakur, Suresh Raina and Dinesh Karthik were named as stand-by players for the ICC event.
The middle order looks very strong with the likes of Yuvraj Singh, who also makes a comeback to the Indian squad. The 15-man squad saw the return of Rohit Sharma and Mohammad Shami who've recovered after injuries.
Commenting on the chances of India retaining the Champions Trophy, the pacer said, "100 percent India can win the Champions Trophy".
India will be defending the championship. They were there even in 2013 and will have an integral role to play at the top.
In the all-rounder department, India will have the services of Hardik Pandya, Ravi Jadeja, Ravi Ashwin. The seam-bowling allrounder's spot went to Hardik Pandya, while Kedar Jadhav, who made 232 runs in three innings against England, will lend support down the order on his second tour overseas.
"We definitely considered the name of Kuldeep".