2017 ICC Champions Trophy: Virat Kohli and co to play NZ, Bangladesh in warm-up games

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Apr 20, 2017, 4:17 pm IST
Updated Apr 20, 2017, 4:17 pm IST
The warm-up games are set to begin on Friday, May 26, with Australia squaring off against Sri Lanka.
Virat Kohli and co will look to get back into the groove with the two warm-up games. (Photo: BCCI)
 Virat Kohli and co will look to get back into the groove with the two warm-up games. (Photo: BCCI)

London: The top cricketing sides from around the world are set to play a few warm-up games in the United Kingdom, before the 2017 edition of the ICC Champions Trophy gets underway in June.

The tournament, which will be hosted by England and Wales, is set to start on June 1, with the final being scheduled for June 18.

The warm-up games are set to begin on Friday, May 26, with Australia squaring off against Sri Lanka.

India are set to play two warm-up games against New Zealand, on Sunday, May 28, and against Bangladesh, on Tuesday, May 30; both of India’s matches are set to be played at The Oval. Both of India’s games are set to start at 3pm IST.

Bangladesh will be playing in the Champions Trophy for the first time since 2006, as they have replaced the West Indies in the top-eight positions on the ICC ODI rankings.

Pre-ICC Champions Trophy warm-up matches schedule:

May 26: Australia vs Sri Lanka at The Oval, London (3pm IST)

May 27: Bangladesh vs Pakistan at Edgebaston, Birmingham (3pm IST)

May 28: India vs New Zealand at The Oval (3pm IST)

May 29: Australia vs Pakistan, Edgebaston (3pm IST)

May 30: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, Edgebaston (3pm IST)

May 30: India vs Bangladesh, at The Oval (3pm IST)

 




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