Both Kohli and Sarfraz will be leading their sides for the first time in an ICC tournament.
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These teams have the best chance of making it to the final 4 of the Champions Trophy
It will be a mistake to count Pakistan out even before the tournament has started.
On paper, it is safe to say that the defending champions are one of the strongest sides of the ICC Champions Trophy.
There are a few cricketers who will feature in their first Champions Trophy and are more than capable of taking the tournament by storm in their first appearance.
The pacer has been in a tremendous form recently and will come in handy in the helpful English conditions
In 2013 they were close as ever, they needed just 20 runs from 16 deliveries with 6 wickets in hand but they flunked, again.
The squad of England is one of the best and it will be hard for the coaching staff and Eoin Morgan to choose the best 11.
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