ICC Champions Trophy: List of past winners and the hosts
The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy will be held in England and Wales between 1 and 18 June 2017. This will be the 8th edition of the tournament.
India, the current holders of the trophy will begin their campaign against Pakistan on June 4 in Birmingham.
This tournament is also known as the Mini World Cup and will feature the top-8 ranked One Day International teams. In the first four seasons, all the 10 full members participated, but from 2008 the number has been trimmed to 8 teams.
We take a look at the list of winners of this Trophy down the years.
1998: (Winner- South Africa, Host- Bangladesh)
The inaugural season was won by South Africa, their only ICC silverware ever since. The Proteas defeated West Indies in the finals by 4 wickets.
Chasing a target of 245, South Africa eased to a victory in the 47th over. Captain Hansie Cronje was the top-scorer for them as he saw the team through with an unbeaten 61.
Jacques Kallis was the wrecker-in-chief with the ball as he picked up 5 wickets for only 30 runs in his 7.3 overs.