England is the only country to have hosted the tournament. Their best performance is the final entries on both occasions when they hosted twice.
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2002 saw them sharing the trophy with India. But since then they have failed to enter the semifinal, and signed off the tournament by sharing maximum number of matches played by any team (24 matches with India and West Indies), as they have played many qualifiers too.
Australia is the most successful team of Champions Trophy being the only team to have won the tournament twice. They have also reached till semifinal twice. Since 2004 they reached three semifinals and but were knocked out in the final edition of 2013.
Pakistan is the only Test playing team to have never reached the finals in CT. Reaching semifinals thrice have been their best finish. But 2013 championship was catastrophic for them. They not only lost all the league matches but also could not maintain a clean record against India..
West Indies enjoyed one of the most dominant record at Champions trophy having played 3 of the last 6 finals and winning once. Their record almost washes out their sin of being the only top 8 test playing nations to have lost an edition in the qualifier itself. In the final edition it took a […]
South Africa was the winner of the inaugural Champions Trophy. That is till now their only ICC trophy. After that they reached the semifinal on four occasions, including 2013. With 11 wins and 11 losses, they sign off Champions Trophy.
After a high-scoring unsuccessful chase of inaugural day of the last Champions Trophy, the second day saw bowlers chasing away the batsmen. Pakistani Captain’s valiant 96 runs was no match to the collective effort of West Indies batsmen as they won by 2 wickets.
India has a positive winning ratio in last 6 editions of Champions Trophy but the overall result is surprising. In the first three editions they have reached the semifinals but after 2004 onwards they have not surfaced in semifinals in the last three editions, although overall when they were at their best in ODI with […]