champions trophy

BD, Eng aim to banish batting blues in CT opener

Spectators have long 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...

May 29, 2017
May 29, 2017

Proteas pursue great obsession

South Africa's quest for a major international cricket trophy has become enough of an obsession for star batsman and one-day international captain AB de Villiers to put his Test career on hold.

May 29, 2017
May 29, 2017

NZ - Always the bridesmaid, never the bride

Ross Taylor is matter-of-fact when he reviews his career and previews New Zealand's Champions Trophy hopes: is this the year he adds a world title to his list of credentials?

May 29, 2017
May 29, 2017

AB upset at tampering inference

South Africa captain AB de Villiers insisted his side had done nothing wrong after they found themselves caught up in a fresh ball-tampering row on Saturday as they lost their one-day international...

May 29, 2017
May 29, 2017

'LET'S FOCUS ON THE CRICKET'

Former India captain Kapil Dev said he hoped the row over the ICC's revenue sharing, which almost led to an Indian boycott of the Champions Trophy, would not affect performances on the field.

May 29, 2017
May 29, 2017

England missing the vibe

If you are in London and expect frantic activities centring around the ICC Champions Trophy -- the most important global cricketing event after the World Cup -- all around the mega city, you will...

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

New Pak skipper faces CT acid test

New captain Sarfraz Ahmed will face his stiffest test yet when he leads unfancied Pakistan in the Champion's Trophy -- starting with a highly-charged clash against India.

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Sri Lanka hope for Malinga magic at CT

Sri Lanka turn to old warhorse Lasith Malinga to put fight into their Champions Trophy campaign and reverse their decline in the one-day game.

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Stokes still 'affected' by knee injury

England all-rounder Ben Stokes concedes his troublesome knee is affecting his bowling following his match-winning hundred against South Africa in Southampton.

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Lara betting on England

Former West Indies captain Brian Lara has tipped England to win the Champions Trophy beginning next week.

May 28, 2017
May 28, 2017

Many teams want to play us: Hassan

Bangladesh Cricket Board president Nazmul Hassan said yesterday that the board had confirmed programmes with New Zealand and England, adding that they were in talks with 'two more countries&...