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India Aim to Retain 2013 Crown
ESPN Caribbean presents exclusive coverage of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals and final, bowling off on June 14 from Cardiff. Catch all the action from the elite One Day competition live via the ESPN Caribbean television network, as well as on ESPN Play (www.espnplay.com) — ESPN’s multiscreen live and on-demand broadband service.
Last tournament’s beaten finalist, England, will be led by star batsman, Joe Root, and strike bowler, Liam Plunkett, in their quest to win their first-ever Champions Trophy. They will be aiming to do so on home soil as they battle Pakistan in the opening semi-final. Defending champions, India, will then square off against semi-final debutants, Bangladesh, on June 15 from Birmingham. India boasts the tournament’s top-scorer, Shikhar Dhawan (271 runs), while Bangladesh will be led by the competition’s third-best batsman, Tamim Iqbal (223 runs).
The winners will then face each other in the final on June 18 at The Oval in London to be crowned champions of the tournament’s eighth edition. Follow all the action at #ESPNCT17 as ESPN Caribbean continues to connect the region’s fans with the sports they love.
LIVE on ESPN Caribbean and ESPN Play: 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Knockouts
|Jun 14||5:00 a.m.||Semi-final #1: England vs. Pakistan||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|Jun 15||5:00 a.m.||Semi-final #2: India vs. Bangladesh||Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham|
|Jun 18||5:00 a.m.||Final: Winner SF #1 vs. Winner SF #2||The Oval, London|
|Jun 19||5:00 a.m.||Final (reserve day)||The Oval, London|