David Richardson
ICC converts Champions Trophy into World T20
Terming the 50-over Champions Trophy as “too similar to a World Cup”, ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson on Thursday said the next edition of the tournament, in 2021, will be converted into a World T20. “The Champions Trophy, in a way, was too similar to the World Cup. It was difficult to differentiate,” Richardson told […]
By CricShots - Apr 26, 2018
BCCI Not In Favor Of Transforming Champions Trophy’s Format
The Champions Trophy, popularly known as the mini World Cup, has always been played in 50-over format since its inception which lasts for approximately a couple of weeks. However, the tournament has gone through tough times, as in recent times the cricket boards have faced significant losses due to this tournament. However, the International Cricket Council […]
By CricShots - Mar 20, 2018
Kumble took a dig over accusation of leaking information
For the first time since stepping down as India’s head coach, former captain Anil Kumble has spoken about Virat Kohli-led side ahead of the South Africa Test series. In June this year, after the ICC Champions Trophy, where India finish runners-up to Pakistan, Kumble quit as the coach due to differences with captain Kohli. Since […]
By Aditya Pratap - Dec 16, 2017
Shashi Tharoor bats for resumption of Indo-Pak bilateral ties
The voices are rising for the resumption of the Indo-Pak bilateral ties after MS Dhoni’s comments over this marquee clash between two neighbor nations. Congress leader Shashi Tharoor wants that the cricket should start taking place between India and Pakistan. During his Kashmir visit, Dhoni claimed that India and Pakistan are more than just opponents. […]
By Aditya Pratap - Nov 28, 2017
Pakistan Launches Stamps To Tribute Champions Trophy Win
In order to pay tribute to the historic win in Champions Trophy 2017, Pakistan’s post office has issued special stamps and a memorial sheet to celebrate the same. Pakistan Post’s Treasury Officer Karachi Tariq Awan was quoted as saying by Pakistan Today that 50,000 memorial sheets and 300,000 stamps have been issued. He said, “The set of […]
By CricShots - Nov 2, 2017
CT 2017: Infamous cricketers who never featured in Champions Trophy
ICC Champions Trophy has been one of the most loved cricketing tournaments. It is the second most coveted tournament in One Day Internationals (ODIs), after the ICC World Cup. Champions Trophy began in 1998 and then it was named as ICC Knockout Trophy. However, the named was changed in 2002 and since then, it has […]
By CricShots - Jun 9, 2017
CT 2017: Various jerseys of Indian team in Champions Trophy history
After the ODI and T20, ICC Champions Trophy is one of the most coveted tournaments in the history of the game. The top 8-teams tournament, into its 8th edition in 2017 in England and Wales. India is defending their title, while England has fixed their spot into the semis. The tournament was initiated in 1998 […]
By CricShots - Jun 8, 2017
CT 2017: Heroes of Champions Trophy finals
The eight edition of the Champions Trophy is going to start from 1st of June, 2017 and England will be hosting the tournament for the third time. The tournament was started in the year 1998 and was known as ICC Knock Out Tournament or Wills International Cup back then. At that time, the tournament used […]
By CricShots - May 24, 2017
Does Gautam Gambhir deserve a chance in the Champions Trophy?
We will be honest. Twenty-five days back, had someone asked us this question, we would be making fun of them. No one expected Gambhir’s meteoric comeback; even the most ardent fan of the former India opener wouldn’t have expected Gambhir to score so prolifically in the ongoing IPL. Such remarkable has Gambhir’s comeback been, that […]
By CricShots - May 6, 2017
CricShots’s predicted Team India Squad for the Champions Trophy, 2017.
We are halfway through the IPL and the Champions Trophy has already started creeping in in the form of news and team squads. South Africa, Australia, England, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan have already announced their squads for the tournament scheduled to start on the 1st June, 2017 and conclude with the final […]
By CricShots - Apr 26, 2017
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