Wait to get longer? - Ahmedabad Mirror

Dinesh Karthik's disciplined knock against Bangladesh at The Oval on Wednesday may not yet guarantee him a place in the XI for the big game against Pakistan here at Edgbaston on Sunday. Yuvraj Singh, who has been lying low due to indisposition since ...

The glorious journey of the ICC Champions Trophy - gulfnews.com

Dubai: The day before the 2013 final of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy between India and England, the ICC organised a media get-together at the Edgbaston ground in Birmingham to bid goodbye to the wonderful tournament ...

2017 ICC Champions Trophy: 5 reasons why Dinesh Karthik deserves to play ahead of Yuvraj Singh - Yahoo Cricket

After a comprehensive win over New Zealand in their first warm-up match, India registered another convincing win in their final warm-up game by thrashing Bangladesh by 240 runs. India had a poor start to their innings as they lost Rohit Sharma and ...

'We're getting better too,' Mortaza warns England - Gulf Times

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza accepted England were a far better side than the one his team knocked out of the 2015 World Cup but insisted the Tigers had improved too ahead of their Champions Trophy opener. Tournament hosts England and ...

Team India will leave off-field distractions behind, asserts Laxman - Deccan Herald

Despite the off-field tensions, India have made the right beginning to their Champions Trophy title defence by producing fine performances in the two warm-up games. Staying away from controversies and focusing on the responsibilities at hand will be ...

Tigers face uphill climb in opener - The Daily Star

The two sides squaring off today in the Champions Trophy opener at The Oval in London will be out to prove different points. Qualifying for the eight-team ICC showpiece event is in itself a minor triumph for Bangladesh, but an ambitious side that has ...

Mashrafe pragmatic about Bangladesh's chances - ESPNcricinfo.com

Mashrafe Mortaza, the Bangladesh captain, could not control his laughter. No, Mashrafe was not trying to pinch himself while talking about expectations of his team back in Bangladesh. It's likely the laughter was just a way of Mashrafe being realistic ...

Aussies out to make their mark in England - SBS

Australia open their Champions Trophy campaign against New Zealand on Friday, looking to win the tournament for the first time since 2009. Source: AAP. 1 Jun 2017 - 3:36 AM UPDATED 2 HOURS AGO ...

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: 5 uncelebrated players who could rise for their respective nations - Yahoo Cricket

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 26 : Chris Lynn of Australia hits a six during the ICC Champions Trophy Warm-up match between Australia and Sri Lanka at the Kia Oval cricket ground on May 26, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Philip Brown/Getty Images).

Bangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy opener - Bangladesh News 24 hours

Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza thinks in-form England will definitely be favourites when the two teams meet in the Champions Trophy opener. With a batting line-up that often goes as deep as No. 11, England have been scoring totals more than ...

Champions Trophy 2017 guide: Team-by-team analysis - Daily Mail

England plays host to a major international tournament for the first time since the 2009 World T20 when the Champions Trophy rolls into town this month. The home side are hotly fancied to make a big impression on the event, which will be staged at ...

India overwhelming favourites to win Champions Trophy: Saha - Daily News & Analysis

India are overwhelming favourites to retain the Champions Trophy title, country's Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha said today. "My first choice is India, second choice is India and third choice is also India. They have been playing really well," Saha ...

Video: Sarfraz talks preparation before epic India-Pakistan clash - SAMAA TV

EDGBASTON: Pakistan cricket team's ODI skipper Sarfraz Ahmed spoke about the upcoming India-Pakistan Champions Trophy clash and how the national team was preparing for it. According to details, Sarfraz said that the team was obviously under ...

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Team with best all-rounders has an edge, says Wriddhiman Saha - India.com

With the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 just a few hours away and the eight teams vying for top honours, India's Test wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha feels that the team that has the best all-rounders will have the edge in the tournament. “The team ...

Champions Trophy 2017: England to Face Bangladesh in Opener - News18

England and Bangladesh will look for a return to form from their top-order batsmen when they launch the Champions Trophy at the Oval on Thursday. On Monday, across London at Lord's, England collapsed to 20 for six in five overs -- the worst start in ...

Champions Trophy 2017: Dinesh Karthik desperately needs to grab limited chances to resurrect India career - Firstpost

The minute BCCI announced the selection of Dinesh Karthik in place of an injured Manish Pandey for 2017 Champions Trophy, a joke started circulating on social media. Is Karthik a Champions Trophy specialist? In 2013, the Tamil Nadu batsman earned a ...

Waqar: Underdog tag to suit Pakistan in big game - gulfnews.com

Dubai: Pakistan can bowl India out but may lack the runs to win this Sunday's Champions Trophy opener at Edgbaston, according to former pace legend Waqar Younis. The green shirts are viewed as underdogs heading into the tournament following a spate ...

India will not be distracted from title defence: Laxman - The Hindu

Master tutor: V.V.S. Laxman teaches keen learners during an event organised by P&G Shiksha, a project aimed at providing free and quality education for children. N.Sudarshan. BENGALURU, May 31, 2017 21:24 IST. Updated: May 31, 2017 21:25 IST.

A chance to showcase our skills: Mashrafe - The Daily Star

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza said on Wednesday that they will launch their ICC Champions Trophy campaign against hosts England with an aim to showcase their skills in the global event. “This ICC Champions Trophy is an opportunity for us to ...

Mashrafe Mortaza: England a serious side but pressure is on hosts - Aberdeen Evening Express

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza admits England have players to fear from one to 11 but says they must prove they can handle the pressure of starting the Champions Trophy as favourites on home soil. Mashrafe, who was in charge when Bangladesh ...