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England eye Champions Trophy carrot

The 2019 champions stay rooted to the bottom of the 10-team table after succumbing to their fifth defeat in six matches against hosts India on Sunday. 

Stage set for ultimate grudge match

An India-Pakistan match was once considered the mother of all battles on a cricketing plain, but for the last few years the rivalry has

England, Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues in Champions Trophy 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't in on time.

Bangladesh 84 all out, India win by 240

Bangladesh all out for 84 runs against India in the ICC Champions Trophy warm-up match at Kennington Oval, London.

'No team is unbeatable'

Tamim Iqbal is a man on a mission. The left-handed opening batsman, who is in fine form, believes that nothing is impossible for this vibrant new Bangladesh.

England look to action man Stokes in Champions Trophy

Ben Stokes would be the first to say England are more than a one-man team but if anyone sums up their revival in limited overs cricket it is the dynamic Durham all-rounder.

Indian government rejects Pakistan cricket series

India rule out any cricket series against Pakistan until "cross-border terrorism" stops.

South Africa 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.

New Zealand's Ross Taylor tired of runner-up tag

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?

April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017

Wood handed England recall

England call up fit-again Mark Wood for the forthcoming Champions Trophy campaign, but his fellow pace bowler Steven Finn is left out of the 15-man squad.

April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017

Champions Trophy will be a tough challenge: Mashrafe Mortaza

According to Bangladesh ODI captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, the Champions Trophy will be a tough challenge for his team in England.

April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017

Mathews to lead, Malinga returns

Angelo Mathews will return as Sri Lanka skipper for the Champions Trophy after missing the ODI series against South Africa, the tour of Australia and the home series against Bangladesh.

April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017

Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga back for Sri Lanka's Champions Trophy bid

A fit-again Angelo Mathews will lead Sri Lanka in June's Champions Trophy in England and Wales, the cricket board announced on Monday, unveiling a 15-member squad which also includes maverick paceman Lasith Malinga.

April 24, 2017
April 24, 2017

New Zealand recall injured trio in Champions Trophy squad

Fast bowlers Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne and all-rounder Corey Anderson returned to the New Zealand squad for June's Champions Trophy after proving their fitness during the Indian Premier League, the country's cricket board said on Monday.

April 22, 2017
April 22, 2017

Rahul to miss Champs Trophy

India opener Lokesh Rahul is set to miss the Champions Trophy after undergoing operation on his injured shoulder earlier this month, the 25-year-old has said.

April 22, 2017
April 22, 2017

'Ten-day camp in Sussex vital'

Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal said yesterday that he was looking forward to the 10-day camp in Sussex ahead of their tri-series in Ireland and ICC Champions Trophy in England.

April 21, 2017
April 21, 2017

Australia name pace-heavy squad

Fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson were Thursday named in Australia's 15-man squad for next month's ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales.

April 20, 2017
April 20, 2017

Injured Starc, Lynn in Australia's Champions Trophy squad

Australia pace spearhead Mitchell Starc and batsman Chris Lynn have been named as part of a formidable squad for next month's Champions Trophy in England and Wales despite nursing injuries.

April 20, 2017
April 20, 2017

Champions Trophy team announced

The Bangladesh Cricket Board today announced a 15-member squad for the Champions Trophy in England and an 18-member squad for their tour of Ireland.

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