2017 ICC Champions Trophy

Last updated on 22 June 2017

The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy was the eighth ICC Champions Trophy, a cricket tournament for the eight top-ranked One Day International (ODI) teams in the world. It was held in England and Wales from 1 June to 18 June 2017.[1] Pakistan won the competition for the first time with a 180-run victory over India in the final at The Oval.[2] The margin of victory was the largest by any team in the final of an ICC ODI tournament in terms of runs.[3]

The top eight teams in the ICC ODI Championship rankings as on 30 September 2015 qualified for the tournament, and were divided into two groups of four. Bangladesh returned to the ICC Champions Trophy for the first time since 2006, while the West Indies failed to qualify for the first time.

Security around the tournament was increased following the Ariana Grande concert attack in Manchester, just before the start of the competition. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced that they would review security concerns.[4][5]

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Qualification

As hosts, England qualified for the competition automatically; they were joined by the seven other highest-ranked teams in the ICC ODI Championship as at 30 September 2015.[6]

Qualification Country
Host  England
ODI Championship  Australia
 India
 South Africa
 New Zealand
 Sri Lanka
 Bangladesh
 Pakistan

Venues

On 1 June 2016, it was announced that the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy would be held across three venues: The Oval, Edgbaston and Sophia Gardens.[7] The ICC confirmed the umpires for all matches and venues on 18 May 2017.[8]

Kia Oval Pavilion.jpg
Kia Oval Pavilion.jpg
Edgbaston - view of new stand from the north.jpg
Edgbaston - view of new stand from the north.jpg
Cathedral Road end, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, Wales.jpg
Cathedral Road end, SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff, Wales.jpg

Squads

The eight participating teams were required to announce a 15-member squad for the tournament on or before 25 April 2017.[9] Teams can make changes to their originally named squads up to 25 May 2017, after which date changes will only be accepted on medical grounds, subject to approval.[10]

India did not announce their squad by 25 April deadline due to what it described as "operational" reasons, although this was widely seen as a protest by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in an ongoing disagreement with the ICC over finance and governance.[10] The BCCI were scheduled to announce the squad for India after the ICC board meeting on 27 April 2017.[11] However, on 4 May 2017, after no team had been named, the committee of administrators told the BCCI to select their squad immediately.[12] The BCCI undertook a special general meeting on 7 May 2017 to determine what course of action they would take.[13] The outcome of that meeting was that India would take part in the tournament,[14] and the squad was named on 8 May 2017.[15]

On 10 May 2017, the ICC confirmed all the squads for the tournament. Pakistan's Shoaib Malik played in his sixth consecutive Champions Trophy.[16]

Warm-up matches

Before the tournament started, England and South Africa played a bilateral three-match ODI series leaving the other six teams to play warm-ups against two other teams not in their group. These warm-up matches had rules that were slightly different from normal ODI matches, and were thus not recognised as ODIs. A team could use up to 15 players in a match, but only 11 could bat (or field at any one time) in each innings.

Group stage

The fixtures were announced on 1 June 2016.[17][18]

Tiebreakers
The teams are ranked according to points (2 for a win, 1 for a tied, abandoned or no result game, and 0 for loss). If two or more teams are equal on points on completion of the group matches, the following criteria are applied in the order given to determine the rankings:[19]
  1. The team with the most wins in the Group matches will be placed in the higher position.
  2. If there are teams with equal points and equal wins, the team with the higher net run rate in the Group matches will be placed in the higher position
  3. If two or more teams are still equal, they will be ordered according to the head to head matches played between them (points then net run rate in those matches).
  4. In the highly unlikely event that teams cannot be separated by the above, teams will be ordered according to their seeded group position.
  5. If all matches within a Group are a no result, the top 2 teams by their seeded group positions will progress to the semi-finals.

Group A

     Advanced to knock-out stage

Group B

     Advanced to knock-out stage

Knock-out stage

Semi-finals Final
           
A1  England 211 (49.5 overs)
B2  Pakistan 215/2 (37.1 overs)
B2  Pakistan 338/4 (50 overs)
B1  India 158 (30.3 overs)
A2  Bangladesh 264/7 (50 overs)
B1  India 265/1 (40.1 overs)

Semi-finals

England became the first team to qualify for the semi-finals by virtue of two wins in its first two Group A games, and with other teams of the group either losing a game or ending games without a result.[36] Bangladesh qualified for the semi-finals following their win against New Zealand, and Australia failing to beat England in the final match of Group A.[37] From Group B, India and Pakistan qualified for the semi-finals following victories in their final group matches against South Africa and Sri Lanka respectively.[38][39]

The ICC confirmed the umpires for the semi-final matches on 13 June 2017 and for the final on 16 June 2017.[40][41] Pakistan beat England by 8 wickets to qualify for the final for the first time while India beat Bangladesh by 9 wickets to make their second consecutive appearance and fourth overall in a final.[42]

Final

Statistics

Batting

Most runs
Player Team Mat Inns Runs Ave HS
Shikhar Dhawan  India 5 5 338 067.60 1250
Rohit Sharma  India 5 5 304 076.00 123*
Tamim Iqbal  Bangladesh 4 4 293 073.25 1280
Joe Root  England 4 4 258 086.00 133*
Virat Kohli  India 5 5 258 129.00 096*
Source: ESPN Cricinfo[47]

Bowling

Most wickets
Player Team Mat Inns Wkts Ave Econ BBI
Hasan Ali  Pakistan 5 5 13 14.69 4.29 3/19
Josh Hazlewood  Australia 3 3 09 15.77 5.07 6/52
Junaid Khan  Pakistan 4 4 08 19.37 4.58 3/40
Liam Plunkett  England 4 4 08 24.50 5.85 4/55
Adil Rashid  England 3 3 07 20.28 4.73 4/41
Source: ESPN Cricinfo[48]

Media and promotion

In a media release before the commencement of the tournament, the ICC stated that live broadcast would be made available in "more than 200 territories, across five continents".[49] The release added that the tournament's broadcast would reach China, South Korea, Thailand and Indonesia for the first time.[50]

The prize money for the competiton was increased by $500,000 from 2013 to a total of $4.5 million. The winning team received $2.2 million, with $1.1 million going to the runner-up. The other two semi-finalists earned $450,000 each. Teams finishing third and fourth in each group each received $90,000 and $60,000 respectively.[51]

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