England is the dark horses and has good chance of winning the ICC Champions Trophy 2017; as they are hosting and well aware of the home conditions. Moreover he said that the team is playing exceptionally well from last 2-3 years. The England ODI team is much stronger from the past as they have the good and outstanding players in their team. They were also the runners up of ICC Champions Trophy 2013. That much was curtailed to 20-20 over’s match.
On India he said that they are the defending champions and no doubt the favorites but its not necessary that defending champions will be favorites all the time. He added that the India has good and experienced players in the team and will be a challenging team. South African team will be a big challenge for them.
According to him protease are one of the best side in this format in current scenario as South Africans have good bunch of players likes of Hashim Amla, J P Dumminy, Skipper Ab De Villers who can turn around the game on their own.
Sunil Gavaskar Said that these 3 teams have players of that can change the game in seconds.
Warm up matches Schedule
|Date & Time||Match Details||Place|
|26/05/2017, 03:00 PM IST||Aus vs SL||London, Oval|
|27/05/2017, 03:00 PM IST||Ban vs Pak||Birmingham, Edgbaston|
|28/05/2017, 03:00 PM IST||Ind vs NZ||London, Oval|
|29/05/2017, 03:00 PM IST||Aus vs Pak||Birmingham, Edgbaston|
|30/05/2017, 03:00 PM IST||NZ vs SL||Birmingham, Edgbaston|
|30/05/2017, 03:00 PM IST||Ind vs Ban||London, Oval|
Schedule for ICC Champions Trophy 2017
|Date & Time||Match||Place|
|01 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||ENG vs BAN||London, The Oval|
|02 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||AUS vs NZ||Birmingham, Edgbaston|
|03 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||SL vs SA||London, The Oval|
|04 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||IND vs PAK||Birmingham, Edgbaston|
|05 Jun 2017 06:00 PM IST||AUS vs BAN||London, The Oval|
|06 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||ENG vs NZ||Cardiff, Sophia Gardens|
|07 Jun 2017 06:00 PM IST||PAK vs SA||Birmingham, Edgbaston|
|08 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||IND vs SL||London, The Oval|
|09 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||NZ vs BAN||Cardiff, Sophia Gardens|
|10 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||ENG vs AUS||Birmingham, Edgbaston|
|1 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||IND vs SA||London, The Oval|
|12 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||SL vs PAK||Cardiff, Sophia Gardens|
|14 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||A1 vs B2 (1st Semi Final)||Cardiff, Sophia Gardens|
|15 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||A2 vs B1 (2nd Semi Final)||Birmingham, Edgbaston|
|18 Jun 2017 03:00 PM IST||T.B.C. vs T.B.C. (Final)||Birmingham, Edgbaston|