8th season of ICC Champions Trophy is about to begin in next June, 2017 where total eight teams will compete. The tournament will be hosted in England and Wales though England and Wales also were the host nation in last season of Champions Trophy. Currently, India is the defending champion of the tournament.
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ICC Champions Trophy is regarded as the second most popular ODI competition in the world after World Cup which was first staged in 1998. But, it was known as the ICC Knockout Trophy back then. Since, 2002, the tournament was known as ICC Champions Trophy. Total seven seasons of the tournament has successfully completed and total six teams touched the mighty title of ICC Champions Trophy.
# Tournament Details:
- Tournament Name – ICC Champions Trophy
- Season – 2017
- Episode – 8th
- Host – England & Wales
- Competition Type – One Day International (ODI)
- Tournament Format – Round Robin
- Participants – 8
- Number of Matches – 15
- Start Date – 1st June, 2017
- End Date – 15th June, 2017
Eight participating teams will play total 15 matches in the tournament of Champions Trophy 2017 along with playoff rounds where each team will have to play three matches. However, the eight teams are already divided into two equal groups named Group A and Group B. Here we present below the group details and the complete schedule of the tournament.
# Group Details:
- Group A – Australia, Bangladesh, England, New Zealand
- Group B – India, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka
# Complete Schedule of ICC Champions Trophy 2017:
|Match No.||Date||Time (Local)||Day||Match Between||Venue|
|1st||1st Jun, 2017||10:30||Thu||Bangladesh Vs England||The Oval, London|
|2nd||2nd Jun, 2017||10:30||Fri||New Zealand Vs Australia||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|3rd||3rd Jun, 2017||10:30||Sat||South Africa Vs Sri Lanka||The Oval, London|
|4th||4th Jun, 2017||10:30||Sun||Pakistan Vs India||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|5th||5th Jun, 2017||13:30||Mon||Bangladesh Vs Australia||The Oval, London|
|6th||6th Jun, 2017||10:30||Tue||New Zealand Vs England||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|7th||7th Jun, 2017||13:30||Wed||South Africa Vs Pakistan||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|8th||8th Jun, 2017||10:30||Thu||Sri Lanka Vs India||The Oval, London|
|9th||9th Jun, 2017||10:30||Fri||Bangladesh Vs New Zealand||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|10th||10th Jun, 2017||10:30||Sat||Australia Vs England||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|11th||11th Jun, 2017||10:30||Sun||South Africa Vs India||The Oval, London|
|12th||12th Jun, 2017||10:30||Mon||Pakistan Vs Sri Lanka||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|13th||14th Jun, 2017||10:30||Wed||TBD Vs TBD||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|14th||15th Jun, 2017||10:30||Thu||TBD Vs TBD||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|15th||18th Jun, 2017||10:30||Sun||TBD Vs TBD||The Oval, London|
As one of the biggest cricket competition, Champions Trophy used to broadcast worldwide since the beginning. Different kinds of satellite networks used to make agreement with ICC to hold the broadcast rights. This tournament is mentioned as the 3rd popular cricket event by ICC after ICC world cup & ICC World Twenty20. Once upon a time it was call Knock out world cup but right now it renamed.
As England is the host of this tournament, will get extra energy and support in stadium which will ultimately make the favourite of this tournament but it’s need to mention that South Africa, Australia & New Zealand will play specially well in there as well.