Captain Kohli wants relaxed India in Champions Trophy

In my head I don't think of those things at all. I was pretty fortunate that I got to experience that kind of a time. "I also learnt a lot as captain". "So I'm sure it's going to be taken care of". For us, it is just a game of cricket.

The right-handed batsman said that nearly everything went against them this IPL season.

"If Roy gets us off to a good start with Hales, then we'll be in a good place".

"I would never play for redemption". As far as the mindset was concerned, it made me realise that I can not do everything in every game. Among players present at this year's event, South Africa captain AB de Villiers leads the way on 378. "The aim is always to win games, and I am willing to do whatever I can in my abilities to be able to achieve that for the team".

Bangladesh are in their first ICC Champions Trophy since 2006 and now sit higher than Pakistan in the ICC ODI rankings, with Sarfraz admitting he has been impressed by Bangladesh over the last 18 months.

"I am very excited to be playing as captain in my first major ICC competition". "In a World Cup, you can still have league games and you have yourself to get into the World Cup and maybe dominate in the later half". Lara, who led his country to Champions Trophy glory in 2004, said that the triumph in 2004 was one of the "high points" of his career.

"If you talk about the longer format of the game, then I did not do well here three years ago", he said. I think I am equipped enough to do it.

"The first challenge is not to think about the fact that we are a defending champion". There have been a few changes from that team, but right now, our mindset is very similar - to go out there and enjoy our cricket which we have done in the past few years.

Compare to the squad that won the title in 2013, there are 6 changes in the team.

"Last time, the biggest takeways from the tournament was the opening of Rohit and Shikhar, It was a massive factor plus Ashwin and Jadeja, the way they bowled. That was a piece of history that I was also part of and I feel that the Indian squad of today are strong contenders to become champions again in 2017", he added.

"The Indian ODI team has been playing well in recent times and the players selected for the Champions Trophy squad have been in top form as well", he added.

"But now we are balanced, we have good fast bowlers, depth in batting and the series against England (in January) sealed it for us".

"The hunger to win and ruthlessness is what we speak about all the time".

"We have nothing to lose, we just want to play our natural game". Eoin Morgan and Trevor Bayliss will keep their minds where they need to be. They conclude their Group A fixture list against Australia on 10 June at Edgbaston. "It's something they have done in the past without any burden".

ICC Chairman of anti-corruption and security unit (ACSU), Ronnie Flanagan has said that fans should witness their teams playing in the prestigious tournament without any fear, however, they may face slight inconvenience as additional security has been put after the Manchester suicide bombing, which had killed more than 22 people.

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