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Chaminda Vaas expects Indian batting to excel in CT

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Former pacer Chaminda Vaas believes that the Indian batsmen will pose a big threat to other teams in the upcoming Champions Trophy beginning in from June 1.

"These guys (the bowlers) are really good, but how they assess the conditions in (will be crucial). has talent, combinations, different bowling attack (variety) swing, seam, but I am sure that they will use their experience and they will do well.

"More than bowling the batters (batsmen) in the Indian side will do well in the Champions Trophy," Vaas told reporters here.

The Indian attack for the Champions Trophy scheduled in from June 1 comprises Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya and spinners and

start their campaign against arch-rivals against on June 4.

The Sri Lankan speedster is in the megapolis to coach top selected players of the Mitsui Shoji T20 league.

Vaas also expressed hope that the Sri Lankan side which is rebuilding itself will try and perform well in the multi- nation tournament.

"after Mahela (Jayawardane) and Kumara (Sangakkara) are in a transition (phase). They are trying to build a team and whoever is in the team will give 100 per cent and try and do well (in the Champions Trophy)," said Vaas, who clinched 355 wickets in 111 Tests.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 18:02 IST