ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Results: South Africa Fail to Shed Chokers Tag as England Cruise Into Final

Don't utter the 'C' word, because we are certainly not that, said South Africa prior to the semifinal of the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval against England. Well, after all was said and done, it will be rather difficult to justify that claim. South Africa, unfortunately, again, choked royally in a major knockout game, with their batsmen failing miserably to hand England the easiest of seven-wicket wins. Jun 19, 2013
Indian Cricket Team

ICC Champions Trophy 2013: India Favourites to Lift Final Trophy

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy 2013, which began on 6 June, is set to enter the knockout stage wherein the top two performers of Group A and Group B met to find a place for the final on Sunday. The top performing teams will now enter the most crucial part of the tournament, and it can be anybody's game, but going by their performance this season, India clearly emerge as the favourite to win the trophy. Jun 18, 2013
Indian Cricket Team

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Semi-Finals Match Schedule and Analysis

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy 2013 has entered the knockout stage with the top two performers of Group A and Group B qualifying for the semi-finals set to start on Wednesday (19 June). Here is semi-finals match schedule, team standings and analysis. Jun 18, 2013

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Results: Sri Lanka Set Semifinal Showdown With India After Win Over Miserable Australia

In the last two matches, two of Sri Lanka's all-time greats have stepped up in some style to ensure a passage to the semifinal. A few days after the brilliant hundred from Kumar Sangakkara, it was Mahela Jayawardene's turn to play a delectable unbeaten 84 and help Sri Lanka past Australia in their ICC Champions Trophy game at The Oval. Sri Lanka will now play India at Cardiff on Thursday, with England set to face South Africa in the first semifinal. Jun 18, 2013

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Results: England Seal Semifinal Spot with Win Over New Zealand

It is never a great thing when the hosts of a multi-team tournament exit in the early stages. The intensity goes down to a certain extent and a minority, if not a majority, of the crowds lose interest. However, the ICC Champions Trophy does not have to worry about such a problem with England ensuring a place in the semifinals courtesy a 10-run win over New Zealand in a match which was reduced to just 24 overs a piece due to, what else, rain. Jun 17, 2013

ICC Champions Trophy 2013 Results: Unstoppable India Wallop Pakistan in Rain-Hit Match

India vs Pakistan - easily the most anticipated match of the ICC Champions Trophy, never mind that it was a dead rubber with India's place in the semifinals secured and Pakistan's exit from the tournament already written in stone. Unfortunately, for all the fans that came in droves to support their respective sides, and the ones who were glued to the TV, it turned out to be a bit of an anti-climax, with rain - yes what a surprise! - deciding to take precedence, while the Indian domination ... Jun 15, 2013