ICC Champions Trophy Schedule 2017 Time Table, Match Fixtures, Date, Teams & Players List: Champions Trophy schedule 2017 begins in June 2017 when top eight teams (as per ICC Rankings) meet in England for the knockout tournament during the two week period where each team play the other team in the group at least one time. The eight teams will be divided into two groups, Group A and Group B and each team plays at least 3 teams beside the warm-up round that usually consists of a total of 5-6 matches in total. The tournament is scheduled to be played from 1st June 2017 till 19th of June but the detailed fixture is yet to be announced by the ICC. A total of 8 teams including Australia, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, England, Bangladesh, and Pakistan will participate. Bangladesh replaces West Indies while there is still no place for the associate teams in this year Champions Trophy edition. Champions Trophy 2017 schedule lists fixtures and time table of all matches, dates, venues and timing of matches in GMT, local times in England and PKT time in Pakistan.
There are a number of cricket matches in upcoming few months with IPL being the first. But as soon as the Indian Premier League 2017 comes to an end we have an ICC event which is contested between top eight teams. This ICC event is called as Champions Trophy is to be hosted by England and Wales. India is the defending champions and will be looking to defend and win the prestigious trophy again. Since it is an ICC event, the stakes are high and each cricketing nation wants their team to be victorious. Many people have started looking for ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Schedule. So here we are sharing all the information you need about ICC Champions Trophy 2017.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Starting Date, Qualified Teams
ICC CT 2017 Start Date – As we said earlier, ICC events are huge and followed worldwide. Champions Trophy is second to the ICC World Cup. The ICC Champions Trophy is the competition between the champions – top 8 ranked teams. So right after Indian Premier League, get ready for ICC Champions Trophy. So when exactly is ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Start Date? Well, the Champions Trophy 2017 is scheduled to start on 1st June 2017 with the final to be played on 18th June 2017. Check out the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Schedule given below.
ICC Champions Trophy Qualified Teams – We earlier said that ICC CT 2017 is a tournament contested between top eight teams. But which eight teams have qualified for ICC Champions Trophy 2017? Well, Australia, England (hosts), South Africa, New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan have made it to ICC CT 2017. This edition will miss the West Indies side who slipped to 9th in ICC Team Rankings costing them a place in ICC CT 2017. The 8 teams have been divided into two groups named A & B. Each group includes four teams each out of which top 2 teams from each group will progress to knockout rounds.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Groups
India and Pakistan have got placed in same group of ICC Champions Trohpy 2017. This will be the most popular match of the tournament and will be treated like the finals. On the other side, Australia and England is in the same group. Group B is the toughest one compared to Group A but Bangladesh can make any team feel not safe.
Australia, Bangladesh, England and New Zealand
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa
Please Keep in mind, West Indies was not able to qualify for CT 2017. Bangladesh got entry based on higher points. There will be total 15 matches in 2017 Champions Trophy including 2 semifinal matches and one final match. Champions Trophy 2017 Final match will be played in The oval stadium, England. In last CT tournament in 2013, India won the final match by defeating England by 5 runs. Shikhar Dhawan From India was the top scorer with 363 runs and Ravindra Jadeja, again from India got maximum wickets i.e. 12 (most successful bowler).
Fixtures of ICC Champions Trophy 2017
The full fixture list is announced and we have two groups of four teams each. Every team in the group will play 1 match against the other three and top 2 from each group qualifying of the semifinals.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Schedule, Time Table Fixtures PDF File Download
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Fixtures – So the much-awaited competition of 2017, ICC Champions Trophy is scheduled to kick off from 1st of June 2017. The hosts England will face the Bangladeshi side who are participating for the first time in ICC CT 2017. The ICC CT 2017 has lot more exciting matches which include India vs Pakistan, Australia vs New Zealand and England vs Australia.
|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|