India will begin their 2017 Champions Trophy battle against Pakistan at Edgbaston, the International Cricket Council declared on Wednesday (June 1). The opening conflict of the competition will see England, the hosts, thought on Bangladesh. The competition will begin on June 1, 2017 and the last will be played on June 18 at the Oval.
India and Pakistan have been set in Group B with Sri Lanka and South Africa. Australia, New Zealand, England and Bangladesh have been put in Group A.
Sri Lanka and South Africa, the other two groups in India's gathering, will go head to head on June 3 while the fans from Australia and New Zealand will have the capacity to make the most of their individual groups go up against each other on June 2 at Edgbaston.
The two elimination rounds will be held in Cardiff and Edgbaston on June 14 and 15 separately, while the last will be on June 18 at the Oval in London. The main eight groups from the ICC One-Day International rankings till September 30, 2015, have fit the bill for this competition, where in, Bangladesh figured out how to pip West Indies to seal a compartment.
"The ICC Champions Trophy is a short and sharp occasion, which is taken after and delighted in by the onlookers and players alike," David Richardson, the ICC CEO, said. "The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is not only an ODI rivalry, it conveys a lot of significant worth since it is being played only three months before the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 capability cut-off date. All things considered, each point earned here could be vital.
ICC Champion's Trophy 2017 India Team
"The declaration of the ICC Champions Trophy plan 12 months before the begin of the occasion will give adequate time to every one of the eight sides to get ready for the competition and touch base in England outfitted with the goal that they can gather enough indicates straightforwardly fit the bill for the 2019 event.
"The ICC Champions Trophy will likewise be the first of three worldwide competitions the England and Wales Cricket Board will have throughout the following three years. Promptly after the ICC Champions Trophy, the ICC Women's World Cup will be organized while the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, the apex of the 50-over organization, will be held in 2019.
"These three rivalries will give the socially different society of the United Kingdom and additionally bridging the globe a chance to observe live activity and take after their most loved players and sides."