Champions Trophy 2017: The International Cricket Council (ICC) have announced warm-up schedule for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 which is scheduled to begin on 1st June 2017. A total of six warm-up matches will be played from 26th May to 30th May.
India will play their first warm-up game against New Zealand on 28th May at 1500 hours at The Oval in London, which will be telecast live on television. India’s second warm-up match will be played on May 30th at 1500 hours against Bangladesh at the same ground.
Cricket fans across the world are very excited for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 because the top teams will compete against each other for the second biggest trophy in 50 overs cricket. India are the defending champions and they will enter the tournament as one of the pre-tournament favourites. This will be Virat Kohli’s first big tournament as India’s limited-overs captain and all eyes will be on him when he will lead the Men In Blue in England.
Here’s the full list of Champions Trophy practice fixtures:
|May 26||1500 hours||AUSTRALIA v SRI LANKA||The Oval, London|
|May 27||1500 hours||BANGLADESH v PAKISTAN||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|May 28||1500 hours||INDIA v NEW ZEALAND||The Oval, London|
|May 29||1500 hours||AUSTRALIA v PAKISTAN||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|May 30||1500 hours||NEW ZEALAND v SRI LANKA||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|May 30||1500 hours||INDIA v BANGLADESH||The Oval, London|