ICC Champions Trophy 2017: List of the Matches, Schedule, Teams, Squad, Date and Venue
ICC Champions Trophy was started in the year 1998, till now the 7 editions were held. This is the second tier international cricket tournament after 50-over World Cup and Twenty20 World Cup. Earlier the tournament took every 2 years, but after 2006 the ICC decided to make the period every 4 years. The last tournament was played back in 2013 where India won the Championship Trophy. It would be interesting to watch how the teams perform in 2017 editions.
The 18 days ICC championship match of 2017 will be played England including Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff, The oval in London and Edgbaston in Birmingham. India will be playing the first match of the Championship League against Pakistan on 4th June 2017 in Birmingham.
A total of 8 teams will be participating in ICC Championship League, the 8 teams are divided into two groups. Group A and Group B. The Group A teams include Australia, England, New Zealand and Bangladesh. Group B teams include India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa. On June 1, 2017, the Championship League start. The first match is going to be held between England and Bangladesh at the Oval.
Check here the entire schedule of the 2017 event.
|1||1st June 2017||England v Bangladesh||Group A||3:00 PM IST||The Oval, London|
|2||2nd June 2017||Australia vs New Zealand||Group A||3:00 PM IST||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|3||3rd June 2017||Sri Lanka vs South Africa||Group B||3:00 PM IST||The Oval, London|
|4||4th June 2017||India vs Pakistan||Group B||3:00 PM IST||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|5||5thune 2017||Australia vs Bangladesh||Group A||6:00 PM IST||The Oval, London|
|6||6th June 2017||England vs New Zealand||Group A||3:00 PM IST||Cardiff, Wales|
|7||7th June 2017||Pakistan vs South Africa||Group B||6:00 PM IST||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|8||8tht June 2017||India vs Sri Lanka||Group B||3:00 PM IST||The Oval, London|
|9||9th June 2017||New Zealand vs Bangladesh||Group A||3:00 PM IST||Cardiff, Wales|
|10||10th June 2017||England vs Australia||Group A||3:00 PM IST||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|11||11th June 2017||India vs South Africa||Group B||3:00 PM IST||The Oval, London|
|12||12th June 2017||Sri Lanka vs Pakistan||Group A||3:00 PM IST||Cardiff, Wales|
|13||14th June 2017||1st Semifinal (Group A Winners vs group B Runners-up)||–||3:00 PM IST||Cardiff, Wales|
|14||15th June 2017||2nd Semifinal (Group b Winners vs Group A Runners-up)||–||3:00 PM IST||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|15||18th June 2017||The Final||3:00 PM IST||The Oval, London|
According to ICC official announcement here is the Champions Trophy 2017 schedule. Once again India and Pakistan are in the same Group B with South Africa and Sri Lanka the other two.
Have a look over full squads of ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
India Team Squad of ICC Championship Trophy 2017
Virat Kohli (Captain), MS Dhoni (wk), Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Shikhar Dhawan, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav
Pakistan Team Squad of ICC Championship Trophy 2017
Sarfraz Ahmed (Captian, wk), Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Fahim Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafiz, Mohammad Amir, Junaid Khan, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Fakhar Zaman
New Zealand Team Squad of ICC Championship Trophy 2017
Kane Williamson (Captain), Luke Ronchi (wk), Ross Taylor, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Corey Anderson, Neil Broom, Jimmy Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Adam Milne, Trent Boult, Mitchell McClenaghan, Jeetan Patel, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee
Bangladesh Team Squad of ICC Championship Trophy 2017
Mashrafe Mortaza (Captain), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Shaiful Islam, Shakib Al-Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Sunzamul Islam, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan
England Team Squad of ICC Championship Trophy 2017
Eoin Morgan (Captain), Jos Buttler (wk), Jonny Bairstow, Alex Hales, Jason Roy, Moeen Ali, Joe Root, Sam Billings, Jake Ball, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood
Australia Team Squad of ICC Championship Trophy 2017
Steve Smith (Captain), David Warner, Aaron Finch, Travis Head, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Moises Henriques, Matthew Wade (wk), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Marcus Stoinis, Josh Hazlewood, John Hastings, Pat Cummins, James Pattinson
Sri Lanka Team Squad of ICC Championship Trophy 2017
Angelo Mathews (Captain), Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Upul Tharanga, Dinesh Chandimal, Nuwan Pradeep, Asela Gunaratne, Chamara Kapugedera, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Seekkuge Prasanna, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara
South Africa Team Squad of ICC Championship Trophy 2017
AB de Villiers (Captain), Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Farhaan Behardien, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, David Miller, Chris Morris, Wayne Parnell, Keshav Maharaj, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Morne Morkel, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir