Here is what the cricketing community was talking about in the last 24 hours.
Three captains have had the fortune to stage the famous act and one of them is an Indian – Kapil Dev.
According to Gilchrist, Australia might be ranked fifth in the ODI rankings but they will put up a much better show in the mega event.
“Nobody will be surprised if India becomes the champions," Lara said.
Bumrah, who will be one of Virat Kohli’s trump cards in the upcoming World Cup, is in a prime form and Thomson has similar expectations.
Manjrekar feels a batsman like Virat Kohli is successful in the format without taking risks as power hitting in 50-overs cricket needs to be controlled by a calm sensible head.
"The boys all want to impress 'Punter'," Finch said.
The selector Ed Smith also admitted that it was a tough call to drop Willey.
India and England will face-off on June 30 at the Edgbaston in Birmingham.
He also gave a message to the Indian side ahead of their visit to the home of cricket for the biggest challenge of their lives.