Finally the Indian Premier League is coming to an end. But with a gap of just a week the mini world cup officially known as the Champions Trophy is going to start from June 01. It’s one of the biggest cricket tournament where heroes become champions.
The champions Trophy 2017 is going to be hosted by England. The first match of the tournament will also be played between the host England and Bangladesh. While Indian being defending champions are going to face tough challenges as their first game against the arch rivals Pakistan will be precious one.
Total of 8 teams are playing in the champions trophy. These are the top 8 teams which are ranked accordingly by the ICC. To add to your knowledge West Indies team, for the first time ever in the history of Champions Trophy didn’t qualify. They failed to be among the top-eight in the ICC ODI Rankings by 30 Sep, 2015. However, the tigers, Bangladesh will return to the tournament after long 11 years. They appeared last time in year 2006.
The 8 teams which will play have been separated into total 2 groups, each group having four teams. Take a look at the all 8 teams and both the groups. Also then have a look at the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 schedule with full details of the match.
- New Zealand
- 1. India
- 2. Pakistan
- 3 Sri Lanka
- 4 South Africa
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Schedule
England vs Bangladesh, 1st Match, Group A
Australia vs New Zealand, 2nd Match, Group A
Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 3rd Match, Group B
India vs Pakistan, 4th Match, Group B
Australia vs Bangladesh, 5th Match, Group A
England vs New Zealand, 6th Match, Group A
Pakistan vs South Africa, 7th Match, Group B
India vs Sri Lanka, 8th Match, Group B
New Zealand vs Bangladesh, 9th Match, Group A
England vs Australia, 10th Match, Group A
India vs South Africa, 11th Match, Group B
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 12th Match, Group B