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England all-rounder Ben Stokes faces an early test of his knee injury ahead of the Champions Trophy opener against ... - Aberdeen Evening Express;

England all-rounder Ben Stokes faces an early test of his knee injury ahead of the Champions Trophy opener against ... - Aberdeen Evening Express

Aberdeen Evening ExpressEngland all-rounder Ben Stokes faces an early test of his knee injury ahead of the Champions Trophy opener against ...Aberdeen Evening ExpressBen Stokes will head to The Oval ahead of his England team-mates to test his knee injury and work out how many overs he can bowl in the hosts' Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh. Captain Eoin Morgan confirmed the plan for a last-minute ...and more »

England and Eoin Morgan upbeat over Ben Stokes' bowling prospects - The Guardian;

England and Eoin Morgan upbeat over Ben Stokes' bowling prospects - The Guardian

The GuardianEngland and Eoin Morgan upbeat over Ben Stokes' bowling prospectsThe GuardianBen Stokes, left, who faces a test to determine his fitness to bowl against Bangladesh on Thursday, with the England captain Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters. ICC Champions Trophy 2017 ...and more »

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

The glorious journey of the ICC Champions Trophygulfnews.comDubai: 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 ...and more »

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

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

Gulf Times'We're getting better too,' Mortaza warns EnglandGulf TimesBangladesh 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 ...and more »

Champions Trophy 2017 Preview: Roy in for the long haul - Daily Mail;

Champions Trophy 2017 Preview: Roy in for the long haul - Daily Mail

Daily MailChampions Trophy 2017 Preview: Roy in for the long haulDaily MailIt was as bold as any reverse sweep, ramp or power-hit launched by England's array of exciting batsmen during their extraordinary one-day journey from World Cup embarrassments to Champions Trophy favourites. Eoin Morgan's insistence that Jason Roy ...and more »

Champions Trophy favourites England start campaign by handing Jason Roy a vice grip on his place in the team - The Independent;

Champions Trophy favourites England start campaign by handing Jason Roy a vice grip on his place in the team - The Independent

The IndependentChampions Trophy favourites England start campaign by handing Jason Roy a vice grip on his place in the teamThe IndependentMajor sporting tournaments are usually traumatic enough for the English without also having to cope with the tag of being favourites. But that is the situation for England heading into the Champions Trophy, a competition on home soil where anything ...and more »

Stokes's bowling a concern - The Daily Star;

Stokes's bowling a concern - The Daily Star

The Daily StarStokes's bowling a concernThe Daily StarBangladesh will face a formidable foe in the form of England's Ben Stokes in their ICC Champions Trophy opener at The Oval today. PHOTO: REUTERS. Afp, London. England captain Eoin Morgan gave struggling opener Jason Roy a huge vote of confidence ...and more »

Tigers face uphill climb in opener - The Daily Star;

Tigers face uphill climb in opener - The Daily Star

The Daily StarTigers face uphill climb in openerThe Daily StarThe 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 ...and more »

Mashrafe pragmatic about Bangladesh's chances - ESPNcricinfo.com;

Mashrafe pragmatic about Bangladesh's chances - ESPNcricinfo.com

ESPNcricinfo.comMashrafe pragmatic about Bangladesh's chancesESPNcricinfo.comMashrafe 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 ...and more »

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

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

Yahoo CricketICC Champions Trophy 2017: 5 uncelebrated players who could rise for their respective nationsYahoo CricketLONDON, 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).and more »

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

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

Bangladesh News 24 hoursBangladesh prepare to take on 'favourites' England in Champions Trophy openerBangladesh News 24 hoursBangladesh 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 ...and more »

ICC Champions Trophy preview: Your at-a-glance guide to the 8 teams and the players to watch - Mirror.co.uk;

ICC Champions Trophy preview: Your at-a-glance guide to the 8 teams and the players to watch - Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukICC Champions Trophy preview: Your at-a-glance guide to the 8 teams and the players to watchMirror.co.ukThe next three weeks will be filled with the sound of leather on willow as the top eight teams in world cricket come to the UK to fight out the ICC Champions Trophy. England's campaign begins on Thursday with Eoin Morgan's side highly fancied to claim ...and more »

Cricket to go high-tech as ICC introduces bat sensors - Geo News, Pakistan;

Cricket to go high-tech as ICC introduces bat sensors - Geo News, Pakistan

Geo News, PakistanCricket to go high-tech as ICC introduces bat sensorsGeo News, PakistanBIRMINGHAM: Adding more colours to cricket, the International Cricket Council is all set to introduce bat sensors which will enable to generate data of every stroke played by the batsman. Reliable sources have confirmed that at least three players of ...and more »

India overwhelming favourites to win Champions Trophy: Saha - Press Trust of India

India overwhelming favourites to win Champions Trophy: SahaPress Trust of IndiaKolkata, May 31 (PTI) 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 ...and more »

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

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

Daily MailChampions Trophy 2017 guide: Team-by-team analysisDaily MailEngland 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 ...and more »

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

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

SAMAA TVVideo: Sarfraz talks preparation before epic India-Pakistan clashSAMAA TVEDGBASTON: 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 ...and more »

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

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

News18Champions Trophy 2017: England to Face Bangladesh in OpenerNews18England 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 ...and more »

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

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

FirstpostChampions Trophy 2017: Dinesh Karthik desperately needs to grab limited chances to resurrect India careerFirstpostThe 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 ...and more »

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

Waqar: Underdog tag to suit Pakistan in big gamegulfnews.comDubai: 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 ...and more »

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

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

The HinduIndia will not be distracted from title defence: LaxmanThe HinduMaster 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.and more »