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Why the Champions Trophy qualification system is flawed
Why the Champions Trophy qualification system is flawed

How good is the Champions trophy qualification system? The criteria for the qualification to ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is that the top eight teams in the Reliance ICC ODI Rankings as of on 30 September 2015 will qualify for the tournament to be held in 2017 in England. As per the scenario in August 2015, it seems likely that the eight teams that will qualify for the 2017 ICC Champions trophy will be Australia, South

Aug 15 2015
Road to the Champions Trophy - Analyzing the chances of Pakistan and West Indies to qualify for the tournament
Road to the Champions Trophy - Analyzing the chances of Pakistan and West Indies to qualify for the tournament

  The Champions Trophy; eight of the world’s best ODI sides squaring off for a winner-takes-all tournament. Last year, the once glorified event was in danger of being replaced by a World Test Championship, but was reinstated and is now set to see its eighth edition come to life, come 2017, at the historic grounds of England and Wales. According to the International Cricket Council (ICC), the top eight teams i

Jul 5 2015
Willing to go the extra mile to play Champions Trophy - Mashrafe Mortaza
Willing to go the extra mile to play Champions Trophy - Mashrafe Mortaza

Mortaza accredited with lifting team’s morale Bangladesh ODI captain, Mashrafe Mortaza, said that he wishes to represent Bangladesh in the Champions Trophy in 2017. Bangladesh moved up to the 7th position in the ICC ODI rankings after consecutive wins, which secured them a spot in the eight-nation tournament. After the 2015 World Cup, Mashrafe suggested that he would decide on his future in International Cricket after the 2016 T

Jun 26 2015
India retain No.2 position while Bangladesh rise to 7th spot in ICC ODI rankings
India retain No.2 position while Bangladesh rise to 7th spot in ICC ODI rankings

India salvaged some pride with a win in the 3rd ODI Dubai, June 25 (IANS) Bangladesh moved up a place to seventh in the One-Day International (ODI) team rankings following its series win against India in Mirpur. The 2-1 series win put Bangladesh on 93 points -- five behind sixth-ranked England and five ahead of eighth-ranked West Indies. With England, plus seven next highest-ranked sides as on September 30 to qualify for the Champions

Jun 25 2015
Bangladesh enhance chances of featuring in 2017 Champions Trophy
Bangladesh enhance chances of featuring in 2017 Champions Trophy

Bangladesh’s chances of playing in the 2017 Champions Trophy have been enhanced Mirpur (Bangladesh), June 19 (IANS) Bangladesh have enhanced their chances of securing a Champions Trophy berth after their brilliant win over India in the first One-Day International (ODI) of the three-match series that took them to seventh spot in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings. Mustafizur Rahman's five-wicket haul on debut helped

The 5 Best Coaches the Indian Cricket team has ever had
The 5 Best Coaches the Indian Cricket team has ever had

"A good coach will make his players see what they can be, rather than what they are.” A good coach is a man who always works behind the scenes, and yet remains one of the key reasons for his team’s success. These mentors often go unappreciated even when their teams perform well, despite giving their players the training lessons and the drive to win. India first appointed a coach for the cricket team in 1992 and has had a total o

Jun 5 2015
MS Dhoni - A tribute to the man who transformed limited-overs cricket
MS Dhoni - A tribute to the man who transformed limited-overs cricket

MS Dhoni has transformed Indian cricket over the last decade On 23rd December 2004, MS Dhoni, a long-haired Ranchi boy, won his first ODI cap for India. In a matter of 10-11 years, not only has he become India’s most successful captain, but he’s also changed the limited-overs game in ways that one could only dream of. The only Indian to have won a hundred ODIs as captain and only the third person ever to do so, Dhoni, was given

May 28 2015
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Qualification scenario for West Indies, Bangladesh and Pakistan
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Qualification scenario for West Indies, Bangladesh and Pakistan

West Indies are not scheduled to play any ODI until the deadline There are two quadrennial ODI events organized by the ICC, the World Cup, and the Champions Trophy. India won the 2013 edition of the Champions Trophy by defeating England in the final. Unlike the long qualifying rounds for the World Cup, the qualification for the Champions Trophy is rather straight forward. The top 8 teams in the Reliance ICC ODI Rankings as of on 30 Se

May 15 2015