The Champions Trophy was only seven editions old. Yet, at the beginning of this year’s event it was made clear that this would be the last Champions Trophy to be held. When a much-hyped tournament like this dies a sudden death, there must be a very strong reason behind it.
MS Dhoni has been named as the Captain of the Team of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 by the International Cricket Council. The virtual team featuring the 12 best players of the tournament has as many as five Indian players – Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja and Bhuvneshwar Kumar.