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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 »

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 »

Chris Woakes injury mars England's win in Champions Trophy opener - The Guardian

A disconsolate Chris Woakes leaves the field after bowling just two overs. Photograph: Philip Brown/Getty Images. Joe Root ensured England's Champions Trophy campaign began in style as he scored a career-best unbeaten 133 in an eight-wicket victory ...and more »

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

Eoin Morgan offered a characteristic dose of clarity on the eve of the Champions Trophy, expressing his full confidence that Ben Stokes, England's talismanic all-rounder, will be fit to bowl against Bangladesh on Thursday and assuring the out‑of‑sorts ...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's Chris Woakes to miss rest of Champions Trophy due to injury - Mumbai Mirror

England paceman Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the rest of the Champions Trophy one-day international competition with a side strain, it was announced on Friday. Woakes was forced off the field after bowling just two overs, and did not return. He ...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 »

Chris Woakes not putting date on return after being ruled out of Champions Trophy -

Chris Woakes has not put a date on his comeback as he fights for fitness for the Test series against South Africa after learning his Champions Trophy tournament is over. Woakes admitted it was “tough to take” after he was ruled out of the tournament on ...and more »

Champions Trophy: Joe Root hits a century as England beat Bangladesh - BBC Sport

Joe Root compiled an unbeaten century as England opened their Champions Trophy campaign with victory over Bangladesh at The Oval. Root made 133 not out and Alex Hales 95 as England, the bookmakers' favourites for the tournament, reached their target of ...and more »

Champions Trophy: England's Chris Woakes ruled out of tournament with strain - BBC Sport

England all-rounder Chris Woakes has been ruled out of the rest of the Champions Trophy after a scan revealed he has sustained a side strain. Woakes, who has played 63 one-day internationals, bowled two overs in the eight-wicket win over Bangladesh on ...and more »