ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Posted June 11, 2017

"What's important in England is to hit the seam well".

One may call it a mini World Cup, but there will be nothing miniature about the thrilling matches which will be played during the 16-day tournament.

Pakistan, who upset the odds to draw a Test series in England past year, have already been in Birmingham for two weeks in preparation for their bid to win the Champions Trophy, a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global teams. And he said that you need to make sure you look at the scoreboard.

"We have the advantage of home conditions as well, so it's an exciting team but the Champions Trophy as it is means you've got to win every game and any team is capable of beating any other team", he said.

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England and Bangladesh will look for a return to form from their top-order batsmen when they lock horns in the Champions Trophy opening match at the Oval on Thursday (today). The gif shows snails playing the game of cricket. "But we have to start well".

Spectators have always been advised to get to sporting events early and they could miss the key part of Thursday's Champions Trophy opener between England and Bangladesh at The Oval if they aren't in on time.

England were already an unbeatable 2-0 up in the three-match series against South Africa and although Morgan was glad the reverse had come before the Champions Trophy rather than during the tournament, it remains a worry. While the snails chose to bowl first, you, on the cricket's team can swing the bat at the click of the button to score fours and sixes.

A contest between India and Pakistan is eagerly awaited by the millions of cricket fans, especially if it is an ICC tournament match.

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Besides India and Pakistan, the winners of the inaugural edition of the Champions Trophy (1998) South Africa and 2002 joint-winners Sri Lanka will also battle in the same group.

The BCCI, however, have failed to adhere to the MoU thus far and made it clear that they will not restore relations with the PCB until they get clearance to do so from the government. England, Australia and South Africa.

Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehedi Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza (captain), Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Sunzamul Islam, Shafiul Islam, Imrul Kayes, Taskin Ahmed. Joe Root, Jason Roy, obviously captain Eoin Morgan is in good form, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler.

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