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Highest successful chase in Champions Trophy history -

294 Previous highest successful chase in the Champions Trophy, by Sri Lanka against England at The Oval. England's chase of 306 is the first successful 300-plus chase in the tournament's history. 613 runs scored in the match is the third-highest match ...and more »

England's Steven Finn handed Lions 'audition' to show he should replace injured Chris Woakes in Champions Trophy ... -

Steven Finn has been given one more shot at Champions Trophy glory by being told to prove his class for the Lions against South Africa A on Saturday. Finn is understood to be the man that skipper Eoin Morgan wants to see replace the injured Chris ...and more »

England call up bowler Steven Finn to Champions Trophy squad to replace injured all-rounder Chris Woakes - The Sun

PACE bowler Steven Finn will replace the injured Chris Woakes in England's Champions Trophy squad, the International Cricket Council has confirmed. Woakes was ruled out of the remainder of the tournament after suffering a side strain early in England's ...and more »

Jonny Bairstow can get into England's Champions Trophy side at Jason Roy's expense says Trevor Bayliss - The Sun

Head coach Trevor Bayliss says Bairstow's superb form makes him a viable alternative to Roy as opening batsman. Jonny Bairstow has been in ultra-consistent form for England, making him a useful. Getty Images. 5. Jonny Bairstow has been in ultra ...and more »

Joe Root century fires England to win over Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener but Chris Woakes injury ... - The Sun

JOE ROOT guided England to an emphatic victory in the Champions Trophy but there was an agonising cost with Chris Woakes the principal victim. Root's innings of 133 not out - plus 95 from Alex Hales and 75 not out from Eoin Morgan – could not conceal ...and more »

Ben Stokes confident he will bowl today in England's Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh - The Sun

BEN STOKES has given England a huge boost by revealing he is confident he will be able to bowl in today's Champions Trophy opener against Bangladesh. All-rounder Stokes was due to travel to the Oval ahead of his team-mates to discover whether his ...and more »

England choose to bowl against Bangladesh in Champions Trophy 2017 opener - The Hindu

Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal plays a shot during the ICC Champions trophy cricket match between England and Bangladesh at The Oval in London on June 1, 2017. | Photo Credit: AFP. AFP. London, June 01, 2017 16:36 IST. Updated: June 01, 2017 20:21 IST. more ...and more »

England beat Bangladesh in Champions Trophy opener as Joe Root makes unbeaten 133 -

Starts can hardly be more misleading. England won the toss and after eight balls of the Champions Trophy, Chris Woakes - the ever-reliable Woakes - had bowled a maiden over, Mark Wood was looking too sharp for Bangladesh's batsmen, and England's ...and more »

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

Major 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 »

England all-rounder Chris Woakes ruled out for rest of Champions Trophy after side strain - The Sun

ENGLAND all-rounder Chris Woakes has been ruled out for rest of Champions Trophy after picking up a side strain in the win over Bangladesh. The Warwickshire man bowled just two overs in the eight-wicket tournament-opening win at the Oval yesterday ...and more »