LAHORE – As soon as the excitement of IPL ends, the international cricket is ready to warm up the atmosphere in form of ICC Champions Trophy.
The tournament will begin on June 1 and entertain people till June 18 in England. India will play to defend its title in the ICC Champions Trophy; they won the title under the captaincy of M.S Dhoni in 2013.
Almost all the teams have announced their squads for the ICC Champions Trophy. Sarfraz Ahmed will lead Pakistan, whereas, Virat Kohli has taken over the charge as an Indian skipper but India hoped that the result will be in their favor as in 2013.
Host England will play with Bangladesh in the starting match at Oval on June 1.
The atmosphere will grow hot in the second match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on June 4, a long awaited match will be played at Birmingham between two Asian giants who are divided by history but united by cricket.
Here is ICC Champions Trophy 2017 full schedule:
June 1 – England versus Bangladesh
June 2 – Australia vs New Zealand
June 3 – Sri Lanka versus South Africa
June 4 – India vs Pakistan
June 5 – Australia vs Bangladesh
June 6 – Pakistan vs South Africa
June 8 – India vs Sri Lanka
June 9 – New Zealand vs Bangladesh
June 10 – England vs Australia
June 11- India vs South Africa
June 12 – Sri Lanka vs Pakistan
June 14 – A1 vs B2
June 15 – A2 vs B1
June 18 – Finalist 1 vs Finalist 2