Heavy rain lashed out at Edgbaston as the second game of the Champions Trophy between Australia and New Zealand was abandoned without a result, forcing both the teams to share the points between them equally.
As a big blow to England's ongoing Champions Trophy campaign, all-rounder Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the tournament after suffering a calf injury during the recently concluded encounter against Bangladesh at The Oval.
As a big blow to Sri Lanka's chances in the ongoing Champions Trophy campaign, their skipper Angelo Mathews is set to be ruled out of the opening game against South Africa on Saturday with a calf injury.
England skipper Eoin Morgan admitted that he is concerned by the side strain to all-rounder Chirs Woakes following their eight-wicket victory against Bangladesh in the ICC Champions Trophy opener at The Oval on Thursday.
Tamim Iqbal's century went in vain for Bangladesh as England chased down 306 runs in 47.2 overs with eight wickets in hand riding on an unbeaten 133 from Joe Root and a fluent 95-run knock from Alex Hales to begin their ICC Champions Trophy campaign with a win at Kennington Oval.
A formidable pace attack will keep Pakistan in contention in English conditions which is expected to aid pace and movement as they head into the ICC Champions Trophy after managing to edge out West Indies in the ODI rankings.
Martin Guptill played a 76-ball 116 run knock while Kane Williamson supported him with 88 runs as New Zealand managed to chase down 357 runs against Sri Lanka with six wickets in hand in their warm-up game in Birmingham.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav shared six wickets between them equally as India went on to dismiss Bangladesh for just 84 runs to complete a massive 240-run victory in their warm-up game of ICC Champions Trophy at Kennington Oval on Tuesday.
Mohammad Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar shared six wickets between them equally as India bowled out New Zealand for 189 runs and later managed to be 45 runs ahead of D/L target when rain arrived after 26 overs in the second innings during their ICC Champions Trophy warm-up game at Kennington Oval.
A blistering unbeaten 30-ball knock of 64 from uncapped Fahim Ashraf and a 15-ball 27 from Hasan Ali proved vital as they shared 93 runs off just 41 deliveries for the ninth wicket to help Pakistan seal a thrilling two wicket win in a chase of 342 against Bangladesh in the ICC Champions Trophy warm-up game in Birmingham.
A blistering century from Aaron Finch followed by an unbeaten 85 from Travis Head proved enough as Australia managed to chase down 319 against Sri Lanka in the final over with two wickets in hand in the ICC Champions Trophy warm-up game at Kennington Oval.