OVAL – Wait is over, one of the biggest Cricket festivals is upon us. Yes, the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 kickstarts today, as defiant Bangladesh take on host England in the CT17 opener at Kennington Oval, London.
The match will begin at Match scheduled to begin at 10:30 local time (09:30 GMT | 14:30 PKT).
ICC Champions Trophy 2017
England vs Bangladesh
England – 261/2 (44/50) (Targ:306)
Root – 100
Morgan – 60
Bangladesh – 305/6 (50/50)
Mahmudullah – 5
This over: W 1 1lb 0 1 1
Bangladesh have won their two of the four games played against England including WC15 group match. They must have that thing in their mind when they take on hot-favourite England today.
They are one of the most improved ODI sides after the World Cup 2015, and so are Men in Blue.
England had worst World Cup campaign, they were defeated by the same opponent in their last Group match. Since then, they have totally changed their attitude towards ODI cricket.
Luckily, they have managed to build up a team which has batting line as deeps as No. 11, and a bowling line with four to five genuine pace bowlers. They found genuine all-rounders in the meantime, regathered their team from the ashes, and changed their approach towards the game.
The current England team has crossed 400-run mark twice since 2015 disaster, while 300 is their staple.
Now they are most favourite team among the experts of cricket for this tournament.
On the other hand, Bangladesh have won their two of the four games played against England including WC15 group match. They must have that thing in their mind when they take on hot-favourite England today.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Live Streaming & TV Information
Australia: Channel 9, Fox Sports.
Afghanistan: Lemar TV, Star Sports India.
Bangladesh: GTV, Star Sports India
USA: ESPN3, Willow TV
Sri Lanka: SLRC Channel Eye, Star Sports India
Caribbeans, South America, Central America: ESPN
South Africa: Super Sports
Middle East: OSN Sports
Canada: SportsNet, WillowTV Paci×c Islands,
Papua New Guinea: Fiji TV, SKY Paci×c
Singapore: Star Cricket Starhub & Singtel
Hong Kong: Star Cricket – PCCW
Netherlands: Fox Sports Wales
Ireland: Sky Sports 2
Rest of the world: Hotstar
Bangladesh vs India Squads for CT17
Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Tamim Iqbal, Somya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mehdi Hasan, Sunzamul Islam, Mustafizur Rahman, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Shafiul Islam
Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jake Ball, Sam Billings (wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Alex Hales, Eoin Morgan (capt), Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.4