2006 ICC KnockOut Trophy

India hosted the tournament and Australia finally could register a Champions Trophy win. For the first time since 1975 none of the Asian teams reached the semifinal of a tournament.

History of ICC Champions Trophy
2013 Champions Trophy: Schedule & Results
2013 Champions Trophy: Squads

Tournament Facts

    Teams: 10 Test Playing Nations (Ban and Zim lost the qualifier)
    Winner: Australia (def WI)
    Matches: 21
    Most Runs: 474 (Gayle)
    Most Wickets: 13 (Jerome Taylor)
    Man of the Series: Chris Gayle
    100+ Runs by Players: 27 (474 Gayle, 320 Tharanga, 241 Martyn, 222 Chanderpaul scored 200+ runs)
    6+ wkts: 17 (13 Jerome Taylor, 12 Maharoof, 11 Malinga)
    Centuries: Gayle (133*, 104*, 101), Tharanga (110, 105), Dwayne Bravo (112*), Nafees (123*)
    4+ wkts in Innings: 6/14 Maharoof, 5/21 Ntini, 4/23 Muralitharan, 4/38 Mills, 4/49 Jerome Taylor, 4/50 Abdul Razzaq, 4/53 Malinga

Interesting Facts

    6/14 by Maharoof is the only occasion till 2009 where a bowler grabbed 6 wickets in a Champions Trophy match.
    3 centuries by Gayle is the highest by a player in one tournament.
    Jerome Taylor (WI vs Aus) became the first bowler to take hattrick in Champions Trophy.

Match Results and Scores
Qualifiers

    SL def Ban by 37 runs, MOM: Tharanga
    WI def Zim by 9 wkts, MOM: Gayle
    SL def Zim by 144 runs, MOM: Tharanga
    WI def Ban by 10 wkts, MOM: Gayle
    Ban def Zim by 101 runs, MOM: Shahriar Nafees
    SL def WI by 9 wkts, MOM: Maharoof

Group A: Australia, West Indies, India, England

    Ind def Eng by 4 wkts, MOM: Munaf Patel
    WI def Aus by 10 runs, MOM: Runako Morton
    Aus def Eng by 6 wkts, MOM: Martyn
    WI def Ind by 3 wkts, MOM: Chanderpaul
    Eng def WI by 3 wkts, MOM: Gayle
    Aus def Ind by 6 wkts, MOM: Martyn

Group B: South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

    NZ def SA by 87 runs, MOM: Stephen Fleming
    Pak def SL by 4 wkts, MOM: Abdul Razzaq
    SL def NZ by 7 wkts, MOM: Muralitharan
    SA def SL by 78 runs, MOM: Pollock
    NZ def Pak by 51 runs, MOM: Stephen Fleming
    SA def Pak by 124 runs, MOM: Ntini

SFs

    Aus def New Zealand by 34 runs, Aus 240/9, NZ 206, MOM: McGrath
    WI def SA by 6 wkts, SA 258/8, WI 262/4, MOM: Gayle

Final

    Aus def WI by 8 wkts, WI 138, Aus 116/2, MOM: Shane Watson

100+ partnerships

    174 2nd Gayle, Dwayne Bravo (WI) vs Eng
    165 3rd Tharanga, Sangakkara (SL) vs Zim
    164* 1st Gayle, Chanderpaul (WI) vs Ban
    154* 1st Gayle, Chanderpaul (WI) vs SA
    137 5th Mortin, Lara (WI) vs Aus
    131 6th Boucher, Kemp (SA) vs Pak
    118 4th Martyn, Michael Hussey (Aus) vs Eng
    108 4th Fleming, Styris (NZ) vs Pak
    103* 3rd Watson, Martyn (Aus) vs WI
    103 7th Oram, Vettori (NZ) vs Aus
    101 5th Gilchrist, Clarke (Aus) vs WI
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