Thursday, February 23, 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan trophy tour launched

ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan trophy tour launched- With 100 days to go before the 8th edition of the ICC Champions Trophy, the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour was launched in the backyard of the International Cricket Council headquarters at the ICC Academy on Tuesday, 21 February. It is now almost confirmed. The whole schedule of the ICC Championship Trophy is out in the open. The first match of the trophy is scheduled to be played on 1st June, 2017 on the Oval, London between England and Bangladesh. It will be a Group A Match. On 2nd of June, Australia and New Zealand will play against each other at Edgbaston, Birmingham. This will be another Group A Match. The next match will be on 3rd June at the Ovals, London between Sri Lanka And South Africa. It is important here to note that it will be a Group B Match. The 1st Semi final will be however played on 14th June  between Group A winner and Group B runner up at Cardiff, Wales. The second Semi final will be played at Edgbaston, Birmingham between Group b winner and Group A Runner-up. The final of ICC Champion Trophy will be played on 18th June, 2017 at Oval, London.


ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said: “The global trophy tour is the start of what will be a fantastic summer of cricket celebration in the UK with two major back-to-back events - the ICC Champions Trophy followed by the ICC Women’s World Cup.

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi said: “The ICC Champions Trophy is an event which gives me and millions of Pakistan cricket supporters mixed feelings. It is the only ICC major tournament Pakistan has never won, but at the same time it is the only ICC event in which Pakistan has beaten India. That said, I am sure things will soon change as nothing is permanent in life and sport.


The following is the schedule of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Nissan Trophy Tour:

March - 15 March – Mumbai, Bengaluru and Delhi
18 March - 21 March – Dhaka
22 March - 25 March – Colombo
28 March - 30 March– Karachi
April - 12 April – Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town
15 April - 18 April – Auckland
19 April - 27 April – Melbourne and Sydney
2 May onwards – United Kingdom (30 days to go)

Sunday, February 19, 2017

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Winner & Stats

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Winner & Stats - In the year 2013, ICC Champions Trophy was held in England and Wales. The matches of the trophy were played between 6 and 23 June, 2013. The matches of the tournament were hosted by three cities, namely London (The Oval), Birmingham(at Edgbaston) and Cardiff(at the SWALEC Stadium). India emerged triumphant in this tournament by beating England. It was a nail biting finish competition, but England lost by 5 runs in the final. India had already defeated South Africa, the West Indies and Pakistan in the group stage, and then Sri Lanka in semi final. The win made India earn $2 million in prize money, the largest amount since the inception of the tournament. It was initially agreed that the ICC Champions Trophy will be replaced by the ICC World Test Championship in 2017, but in January 2014 it was however announced officially by the International Cricket Council that a Champions Trophy tournament would be held in 2017, and the due Test Championship being cancelled.

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Winner & Stats 


2013 ICC Champions Trophy
ICC Champions Trophy logo.png
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and knockout
Host(s) England
 Wales
Champions India (2nd title)
Participants8
Matches played15
Player of the seriesIndia Shikhar Dhawan
Most runsIndia Shikhar Dhawan (363)
Most wicketsIndia Ravindra Jadeja (12)

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Knock-out stage

ICC Champions Trophy 2009 Winner & Stats

ICC Champions Trophy 2009 Winner & Stats - In the year 2009, the ICC Champions Trophy was held in South Africa between 22 September and 5 October. The venues of this One Day International Cricket were Wanderers Stadium and Centurion Park. The tournament was previously scheduled to be played in Pakistan. These matches were about to be played between 11 and 28 September, 2008. But, the security fears expressed by several participating countries made the cancellation of Pakistan as the host country. In this trophy, two teams from two groups of four, qualified for the semi finals and the final match was played at Centurion on October, 5. And Australia defended its title beating New Zealand comprehensively in the final.

ICC Champions Trophy 2009 Winner


2009 ICC Champions Trophy
2009 ICC Champions Trophy logo.svg
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin
Host(s) South Africa
Champions Australia (2nd title)
Participants8
Matches played15
Player of the seriesAustralia Ricky Ponting
Most runsAustralia Ricky Ponting (288)
Most wicketsSouth Africa Wayne Parnell (11)

Batting Most runs

PlayerMatchesRunsAvgHS
Australia Ricky Ponting528872.00111*
Australia Shane Watson526688.33136*
South Africa Graeme Smith320668.66141
England Paul Collingwood420250.5082
Pakistan Mohammad Yousuf420050.0087

Bowling Most wickets

PlayerMatchesWicketsEconBBI
South Africa Wayne Parnell3117.005/57
England Stuart Broad3105.504/39
New Zealand Kyle Mills594.273/27
India Ashish Nehra384.764/55
Pakistan Saeed Ajmal483.792/16

ICC Champions Trophy 2006 Winner & Stats

ICC Champions Trophy 2006 Winner & Stats - India was the host of 2006 ICC Champions Trophy. This One Day International cricket tournament was held from 7 October to 5 November, 2006. India was finalized for the tournament in mid-2005 when the Indian Government made it clear that the tournament venues would be free from tax.  In that tournament, Australia won the tournament, their maiden Champions Trophy victory. They were the single team, losing only one match. The opening batsman of the West Indies Chris Gayle was named the Player of the Tournament.

ICC Champions Trophy 2006 Winner


2006 ICC Champions Trophy
ICC Champions Trophy 2006 logo.svg
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin
Host(s) India
Champions Australia (1st title)
Participants10
Player of the seriesWest Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle
Most runsWest Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle (474)
Most wicketsWest Indies Cricket Board Jerome Taylor (13)



ICC Champions Trophy 2004 Winner & Stats

ICC Champions Trophy 2004 Winner & Stats - In the year 2004, the ICC Champions Trophy was held in England in September, 2004. There were altogether 15 matches at three venues and these matches were played over 16 days. The venues of the matches were namely Edgbaston, The Rose Bowl and The Oval. The participating countries of the trophy included the ten test playing nations, Kenya and the United States which made a debut in trophy and qualified by winning the 2004 ICC Six Nations’ Challenge by very thin margin. This trophy was won by the West Indies, Ramnaresh Sarwan being crowned as the Player of the Tournament.

ICC Champions Trophy 2004 Winner


2004 ICC Champions Trophy
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin
Host(s) England
Champions West Indies (1st title)
Participants12
Matches played15
Player of the seriesWest Indies Cricket Board Ramnaresh Sarwan
Most runsEngland Marcus Trescothick (261)
Most wicketsEngland Andrew Flintoff (9)

ICC Champions Trophy 2004 Most runs

PlayerRunsAverage
England Marcus Trescothick26165.25
West Indies Cricket Board Ramnaresh Sarwan16683.00
New Zealand Nathan Astle163163.00
England Paul Collingwood14170.50
West Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle13934.75
England Andrew Flintoff12932.25
West Indies Cricket Board Shivnarine Chanderpaul12763.50
Australia Damien Martyn125125.00

ICC Champions Trophy 2004 Most wickets

PlayerWicketsAverage
England Andrew Flintoff914.00
England Steve Harmison817.12
Australia Michael Kasprowicz714.00
West Indies Cricket Board Chris Gayle717.85
Pakistan Shoaib Akhtar610.66
New Zealand Jacob Oram611.66
Australia Jason Gillespie615.50
West Indies Cricket Board Ian Bradshaw623.66

ICC Champions Trophy 2002 Winner & Stats

ICC Champions Trophy 2002 Winner & Stats- It was the first tournament not to be known as the ICC KnockOut Tournament, but as ICC Champions Trophy. Initially, the tournament was scheduled to be held in India, but the venue of the trophy had to shift to Sri Lanka when an exemption from tax in India was not granted. There were altogether fifteen matches that were played, including two semi-finals and a final match. Importantly, only two venues namely R. Premdasa Stadium and Sinhalese Sports Club Ground hosted all the matches of the trophy. It was the first time when all the member nations of the ICC visited Colombo in order to participate in a cricket tournament. In this tournament Australia lost to Sri Lanka in the first semi-finals whereas in the second semi final India emerged victorious in its match against South Africa. The final match between India and Sri Lanka ended with no result.  The total prize money for the ICC Champions Trophy 2002 was $1.15 million

ICC Champions Trophy 2002 Winner


2002 ICC Champions Trophy
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin
Host(s) Sri Lanka
Champions India (1st title)
 Sri Lanka (1st title)
Participants12
Most runsIndia Virender Sehwag (271)
Most wicketsSri Lanka Muttiah Muralitharan (10)


ICC KnockOut Trophy 2000 Winner & Stats

ICC KnockOut Trophy 2000 Winner & Stats- In the year 2000, the ICC KnockOut Trophy was held in Kenya. At that time the One Day International cricket tournament was not that famous, but after the trophy got organized in Kenya, this format of game, rather cricket became very much famous. In this trophy New Zealand emerged victorious and received the winner’s cheque of US$250,000. It was New Zealand’s first win in an important ICC Tournament. It was the very trophy where Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan and Marlon Samuel made their One Day Internationals debuts. All the test playing nations participated in this tournament.

ICC KnockOut Trophy 2000 Winner & Stats



ICC KnockOut Trophy 2000

ICC KnockOut Trophy 2000
Dates3 October – 15 October
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Knockout
Host(s)Kenya Kenya
Champions New Zealand (1st title)
Participants11
Matches played10
Most runsIndia Sourav Ganguly (348)
Most wicketsIndia Venkatesh Prasad (8)

2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy Final

2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy Final
Event2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy
IndiaNew Zealand
IndiaNew Zealand
264/6265/6
50 overs49.4 overs
Date15 October 2000
VenueGymkhana Club Ground, Nairobi
Player of the MatchChris Cairns (New Zealand)
UmpiresSteve Bucknor
David Shepherd

1998 ICC Knockout Trophy Winner & Stats

1998 ICC Knockout Trophy Winner & Stats - 1998 ICC KnockOut Trophy, as the name of the now ICC Champions Trophy was, held in Bangladesh. This One Day International cricket tournament was the first ever cricket tournament, in addition to the World Cups to have the participation of almost all the test playing nations. The rules and regulations of the FIFA Confederations Cup were followed in this trophy where the best performing team for their respected confederations played against each other. In that trophy, New Zealand defeated Zimbabwe in a pre-quarter final match and qualified for the main knockout stage. South Africa clinched the tournament, emerging triumphant over West Indies by four wickets. The venue of that match was Dhaka, Bangladesh.


1998 ICC Knockout Trophy Winner & Stats 

1998 ICC KnockOut Trophy
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Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne-Day International
Tournament format(s)Knockout
Host(s) Bangladesh
Champions South Africa (1st title)
Participants9
Matches played8
Player of the seriesSouth Africa Jacques Kallis
Most runsWest Indies Cricket Board Philo Wallace (221)
Most wicketsSouth Africa Jacques Kallis (8)
websiteICC-Cricinfo Tournament website

1998 ICC Knockout Trophy Highest team totals

Highest team total (250 plus)
Score
(Overs)
CountryVersusVenueDate
307/8 (50.0) India AustraliaBangabandhu National Stadium28 October 1998
289/9 (50.0) West Indies PakistanBangabandhu National Stadium29 October 1998
283/4 (46.4) South Africa EnglandBangabandhu National Stadium25 October 1998
281/7 (50.0) England South AfricaBangabandhu National Stadium25 October 1998
263/10 (48.1) Australia IndiaBangabandhu National Stadium28 October 1998
260/5 (50.0) New Zealand ZimbabweBangabandhu National Stadium24 October 1998
259/9 (50.0) Pakistan West IndiesBangabandhu National Stadium29 October 1998
258/7 (50.0) Zimbabwe New ZealandBangabandhu National Stadium24 October 1998

Batting Most runs in the tournament

Most runs in the tournament (Top 5 players)
PlayerCountryMINOTotalHSAvgS/R100s50s
Philo Wallace West Indies33022110373.66107.8011
Jacques Kallis South Africa331164113*82.0095.3410
Shivnarine Chanderpaul West Indies3301507450.0075.3701
Sachin Tendulkar India22014914174.50104.9210
Hansie Cronje South Africa3311486774.0090.7902
Source: Cricinfo

Highest average in the tournament

Highest average in the tournament (Top 5 players, minimum 50 runs)
PlayerCountryMINOTotalHSAvgS/R100s50s
Alistair Campbell Zimbabwe110100100100.0069.9310
Arjuna Ranatunga Sri Lanka2219490*94.0075.8001
Jacques Kallis South Africa331164113*82.0095.3410
Andy Flower Zimbabwe110777777.0096.2501
Robin Singh India2217673*76.00116.9201
Source: Cricinfo

Highest individual scores

Highest individual scores (Top 5 players)
PlayerCountryRunsBallsS/R4s6sVersusVenueDate
Sachin Tendulkar India141128110.15133 AustraliaBangabandhu National Stadium28 October 1998
Jacques Kallis South Africa113*100113.0055 Sri LankaBangabandhu National Stadium30 October 1998
Philo Wallace West Indies103102100.98115 South AfricaBangabandhu National Stadium1 November 1998
Alistair Campbell Zimbabwe10014369.9371 New ZealandBangabandhu National Stadium24 October 1998
Stephen Fleming New Zealand9613073.8431 ZimbabweBangabandhu National Stadium24 October 1998
Source: Cricinfo