Start would be very crucial for both teams: Dhoni

Birmingham (United Kingdom), June 22 (ANI): With India standing at the cusp of winning, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday ahead of the big ICC Champions Trophy final in Birmingham said that the start would be very crucial for both the teams.

"The start will be very important and has been a feature of this tournament. We look to keep wickets in hand and revise our targets every five overs," Dhoni said.

He also hailed the England bowling unit and said, our openers have combated some of the best bowlers in world cricket, but tomorrow is a different day and a different ball game. In this tournament you face the best of teams. It will be a good match, the England are home with the conditions, will be a big factor."

Teams (from):

India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (capt), Ravichandran Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik, Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Amit Mishra, Irfan Pathan, Suresh Raina, Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Murali Vijay, Vinay Kumar, Umesh Yadav.

England: Alastair Cook (capt), Jonny Bairstow, Ravi Bopara, Stuart Broad, Steven Finn, Joe Root, James Tredwell, Chris Woakes, James Anderson, Ian Bell, Tim Bresnan, Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan, Graeme Swann, Jonathan Trott.

Match starts at 3 pm (IST). By Praful Kumar Singh (ANI)


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