The Internationa Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
The team of the tournament was picked by a jury of experts including former captains Michael Atherton of England, India’s Sourav Ganguly, Ramiz Raja of Pakistan as well as Lawrence Booth (Editor, Wisden Almanack and cricket writer, The Mail) and Julian Guyer (cricket correspondent, Agence France-Presse), with ICC General Manager – Cricket, Geoff Allardice, as chairman.
The 12-member team includes players from five countries out of the eight that took part in the tournament and is led by Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed.
Shikhar Dhawan, who was the highest scorer of the tournament with 338 runs, Virat Kohli and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are the three Indian players in the best XI.
Here is the complete ICC’s team of the tournament:
- Shikhar Dhawan (India) – 338 runs
- Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) – 252 runs
- Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh) – 293 runs
- Virat Kohli (India) – 258 runs
- Joe Root (England) – 258 runs
- Ben Stokes (England) – 184 runs and 3 wickets
- Sarfraz Ahmed (Pakistan) – 76 runs and 9 dismissals
- Adil Rashid (England) – 7 wickets
- Junaid Khan (Pakistan) – 8 wickets
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar (India) – 7 wickets
- Hassan Ali (Pakistan) – 13 wickets
- Kane Williamson (New Zealand) – 244 runs