ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Schedule, ICC CT 2017 Teams, Venue, Squads – ICC Champions Trophy is round the corner and everyone is talking about ICC CT 2017. The BCCI who had missed the last date of team submission have finally revealed their 15 man squad and now it is expected that there will be no more obstacles between ICC Champions Trophy kick off. The ICC Champions Trophy is the second to the ICC World Cup. It is a prestigious trophy which every cricket team and their respective boards wish to have in their trophy cabinet. India is defending champions and would be looking to dominate and be the trophy holders. The tournament which started back in 1998 has undergone many changes. Back in 1998, it was recognised as the Knockout Cup which was later renamed as Champions Trophy. ICC Champions Trophy is a tournament to name champion of champions. Top 8 teams participate in this tournament.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (Host England) – Starting Date, Venues
ICC has selected England for consecutive second time to host ICC Champions Trophy. England and Wales will host ICC Champions Trophy 2017. The tournament will start on 1st June 2017 and will be played for approx 2 weeks. ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final will be played on 18th June 2017. On 1st June 2016, ICC announced three venues for ICC Champions Trophy 2017. The Oval, Cardiff and Edgbaston are the three venues for ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Starting Date – 1st June 2017
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 End Date (Final) – 18th June 2017
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Qualified Teams & Squads
ICC Champions Trophy as the name suggest is a tournament to name the ultimate champion from top eight champion teams. For ICC CT 2017, the deadline to enter into top 8 was 30th September 2015. As on 30th September, top eight teams in ODI rankings were- India, Australia, South Africa, England, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Till now, every team has announced their team squad. Here we are sharing the squads of each team.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Schedule Time Table (Fixtures) – Today Match
Top 8 of the world are divided into two groups who are scheduled to play round robin league matches. The top two teams from these two groups will make it to knockout rounds. Here we are sharing ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Groups:
Group A: Australia, New Zealand, England & Bangladesh
Group B: India, Pakistan, South Africa & Sri Lanka
ICC declared the schedule on 1st June 2016. The schedule promises us total 15 matches which will be played in the span of 18 days. Out of 15 matches, 12 matches will be league matches which will be followed by 2 semi-finals and 1 grand final. ICC has scheduled enough amount of rest days for all teams. The final is scheduled to be played on 18th June at The Oval. Excluding two matches, all matches are scheduled to be played under sunlight while matches on 5th & 7th June will be played under lights.
Many people are looking for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Fixtures which were released by ICC a year back. So for all those who need ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Time Table, here we are sharing the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Schedule.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Schedule
|1st June||England v Bangladesh||The Oval||Day|
|2nd June||Australia v New Zealand||Edgbaston||Day|
|3rd June||Sri Lanka v South Africa||The Oval||Day|
|4th June||India v Pakistan||Edgbaston||Day|
|5th June||Australia v Bangladesh||The Oval||Day / Night|
|6th June||England v New Zealand||Cardiff||Day|
|7th June||Pakistan v South Africa||Edgbaston||Day / Night|
|8th June||India v Sri Lanka||The Oval||Day|
|9th June||New Zealand v Bangladesh||Cardiff||Day|
|10th June||England v Australia||Edgbaston||Day|
|11th June||India v South Africa||The Oval||Day|
|12th June||Sri Lanka v Pakistan||Cardiff||Day|
|13th June||Rest Day||–||–|
|14th June||First semi-final (A1 v B2)||Cardiff||Day|
|15th June||Second semi-final (A2 v B1)||Edgbaston||Day|
|16th June||Rest Day||–||–|
|17th June||Rest Day||–||–|
|18th June||Final||The Oval||Day|
|19th June||Reserve Day||–||–|