ICC Champions Trophy-2017 : ICC Champions Trophy 2017 begins

The ICC Champions Trophy is going to be started on Thursday at the Oval ground in England

The ICC Champions Trophy is going to be started on Thursday at the Oval ground in England. Eight teams are participating in this grand tournament known as Mini World Cup. On this occasion, Google is also celebrating its debut by creating a doodle. Defending champion India and Australia are considered to be the strong contenders of the title. However, who will be the final winner, it will be known only on June 15. Eight luminaries of the world will be seen in this great match.

But the most favorite team will the defending champions India. Under the leadership of captain Virat Kohli, Team India will try to continue its strong performance. At the same time another strong team Australia will try to stop the challenge of  India. Although no team can be underestimated. In recent years, England have also performed exceptionally well in ODI format.

India will take Pakistan on June 4, in Birmingham. The record for Team India and Pakistan is equal to one each. Where Pakistan defeated India in Birmingham’s Edgbaston in 2004, India defeated Pakistan in 2013.

Talking about the overall record, then the record of victory of Team India on this field is spectacular. India has played eight matches at Birmingham, out of which five have won and three have lost. In contrast, the record in Pakistan is not good at Birmingham. They have lost 11 ODIs in seven matches.


Ajay Kashyap
A writer and cricket lover

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