Champions Trophy

Shakib, Mahmudullah masterclass knock out New Zealand

Shakib Al Hasan and Mahmudullah came to Bangladesh's rescue with masterful tons to knock New Zealand out of the Champions Trophy 2017 by winning the game at Cardiff by five wickets on Friday.
9 June 2017

Write off Pakistan at your own peril - Shahid Afridi

Former captain Shahid Afridi has issued a warning not to write-off Pakistan after their victory over South Africa in the seventh game of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham.
9 June 2017

Sri Lanka outplay India as contest in Group B widens

Shikhar Dhawan's 125-run knock went in vain for India as Sri Lanka chased down 322 runs in 48.4 overs with seven wickets in hand in the eighth game of the ICC Champions Trophy at Kennington Oval.
8 June 2017

Virat Kohli wants India to be ruthless in finishing games

India skipper Virat Kohli urged the team to adopt a ruthless approach in finishing games ahead of the Champions Trophy clash against Sri Lanka at The Oval on Thursday.
8 June 2017

Chamara Kapugedara ruled out of Champions Trophy with knee injury

Sri Lanka middle order batsman Chamara Kapugedara has been ruled out of the remainder of the Champions Trophy tournament after sustaining a knee injury.
8 June 2017

Hasan Ali, spinners keep Pakistan alive after rain-affected game

A spirited unbeaten 75 run knock from David Miller went in vain for South Africa as Pakistan completed a 19-run victory by Duckworth-Lewis method riding on a strong bowling performance from Hasan Ali and the spinners in the seventh match of ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham.
8 June 2017

India aim qualification, Sri Lanka battle survival - Match Preview

The action in the ICC Champions Trophy shifts to Kennington Oval where Sri Lanka will take on the defending champions India in a Group B encounter on Thursday.
8 June 2017

Cricket World TV - Champions Trophy scenarios explained

As the Champions Trophy is at half-way stage, Chetan Narula, who is in Birmingham discusses the possible scenarios needed for the teams to qualify to the semi-finals for Cricket World TV.
8 June 2017

Mathews set to play as batsman against India

Sri Lanka have received a much needed boost ahead of their must-win clash against India on Thursday with skipper Angelo Mathews declared fit to play as a batsman.
7 June 2017

Playing with aggression is only chance for Sri Lanka to beat India - Kumar Sangakkara

Former captain Kumar Sangakkara has urged the Sri Lankan team to play with aggression, if they are to have any chance of defeating India in what will be a do or die encounter for them.
7 June 2017

Rumman Raees replaces Wahab Riaz in Pakistan squad

Pakistan have drafted in uncapped Karachi seamer Rumman Raees as a replacement for Wahab Riaz, who has been ruled out of the ICC Champions Trophy tournament due to ankle injury.
7 June 2017

ICC fines New Zealand for slow over-rate

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has docked a percentage of match fees of New Zealand players following their recently concluded Champions Trophy encounter against England at Sophia Gardens on Tuesday.
7 June 2017

England book semi-final berth with 87-run win over New Zealand

A collective bowling effort led by Jake Ball and Liam Plunkett helped England restrict New Zealand to 223 runs in a chase of 311 to win the sixth game of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff by 87 runs and thereby becoming the first team to reach to the semi-finals.
7 June 2017

Teams look to seize initiative in Cardiff - England v New Zealand - Match Preview

New Zealand will take on host England in what will be an intriguing Champions Trophy encounter in Cardiff on Tuesday with weather permitting.
6 June 2017

Rain denies Australia a win against Bangladesh

Heavy and continuous rain for 150 minutes ended Australia's hopes of registering their maiden victory in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 tournament as only 16 overs were possible in the second innings of the fifth game against Bangladesh at The Oval.
6 June 2017

Australia, Bangladesh desperate for a win in a must win game - Match Preview

Both Australia and Bangladesh will be in a desperate search of a win when they take on each other in the fifth game of Champions Trophy at Kennington Oval on Monday.
5 June 2017

India crush Pakistan by 124 runs to begin title defence with win

A scintillating batting display followed by a dominating bowling performance saw India complete a 124 run win by DLS method against their arch-rivals Pakistan in the fourth match of ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham.
5 June 2017

Upul Tharanga suspended for two matches due to slow over-rate

Sri Lanka will miss the services of stand-in captain Upul Tharanga after he was handed a two-match suspension by the International Cricket Council following the recently concluded Champions Trophy game against South Africa at The Oval.
4 June 2017

Old foes resume rivalry - India v Pakistan - Match Preview

In what will be one of the most awaited contest of the tournament, both India and Pakistan are set to resume their rivalry when they meet each other in the Group B clash of the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on Sunday.
4 June 2017

Sri Lanka falter in chase of 300 despite brisk start

Hashim Amla became the fastest to 25th ODI century while Imran Tahir picked a four-wicket haul as South Africa completed a 96-run victory against Sri Lanka in their ICC Champions Trophy opening game at Kennington Oval.
3 June 2017