ICC Champions Trophy 2017 live on Sky Sports

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England welcome the top sides in the one-day game this June for the three-week long ICC Champions Trophy and fans can follow all the action live on Sky Sports or via daily highlights on the BBC.

Taking place in three venues across England and Wales – The Oval, Edgbaston and Cardiff’s Sophia Gardens – the ICC Champions Trophy is initially split into two groups of four.

With home advantage and a power-packed line-up, England begin as favourites but will face stiff competition just to get out of their group.

England sit in Group A alongside Bangladesh, New Zealand and Ashes rivals Australia, while Group B contains India, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka.

It is a list of cricketing heavyweights from which few would be confident of picking a winner, but after losing to West Indies and India in the finals of 2004 and 2013 respectively, England have high hopes of claiming the crown under captain Eoin Morgan, who admitted it would be a “huge disappointment” if England don’t win a white-ball tournament under his captaincy.

England come in as one of the tournament favourites, with pundits reckoning the side’s growing stature combined with home advantage could propel them to glory.

But they are the world’s fifth-ranked ODI team in the ICC standings. South Africa, India, Australia and New Zealand all sit above the English side, and all of them will feel confident they can return home with the title, especially India and Australia, who have won the trophy twice

A fascinating event, and the perfect way to get June – and the cricketing summer – properly under way as England go in search of their first 50-over global title in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, and you can follow every game live on Sky Sports or via nightly highlights on BBC Two.

Scroll down for a full tournament schedule and TV coverage details, while further information about the tournament, including latest news and live match scores, can be found via icc-cricket.com/champions-trophy.

Don’t miss a ball of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy as Sky Sports has exclusive live coverage of all 15 games of the tournament, starting on 1 June.

For all England matches and the knockout stage games, the usual Sky Sports team led by presenter Ian Ward will be on-site, with additional analysis from former England batsman Rob Key, while regular Sky commentators Nasser Hussain, Michael Atherton and Shane Warne will also feature, in addition to their roles on the main commentary team.

Sky Sports will be taking the world feed broadcasts produced for the ICC by Sunset+Vine for every match during the tournament, with its commentary line-up also including former international captains Ricky Ponting, Brendon McCullum, Kumar Sangakkara and Graeme Smith, who will all be making their commentary debuts at a major ICC cricket event.

Other familiar names who will commentate through the tournament include Sourav Ganguly, Shane Warne, Michael Slater, Shaun Pollock, Sanjay Manjrekar, Ian Bishop, Ramiz Raja, Simon Doull and Athar Ali Khan.

The ICC and Sunset+Vine production promises to deliver state-of-the-art coverage which will include 34 cameras at every game, including eight ultra-motion Hawk-Eye cameras, front and reverse view stump cameras and a Spidercam.

In what is a first for cricket coverage, six Player Tracking cameras will be used in each match while the final at The Oval on 18 June will have additional pictures provided by a drone camera to supplement the live TV coverage.

In addition to the live action, the best moments from each match will be broadcast in a one-hour daily highlights programme, usually at 8pm on Sky Sports.

Alongside TV coverage, Sky Sports digital platforms, including online via skysports.com/cricket, will have live rolling blogs of each game, as well as match reports, news, reaction, analysis, scorecards and videos, while Twitter users can follow @SkyCricket for score updates and news throughout the series.

Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch all the action online, on iPhone, iPad or selected Android smartphones via Sky Go.

Televised cricket returns to the BBC in June as it presents free-to-air highlights of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales from 1-18 June.

Nightly highlights of all 15 matches from the tournament, which sees the top eight one-day international teams in the world battle for the prestigious trophy, will be broadcast in a 50-minute programme on BBC Two after 11pm.

The 2017 Champions Trophy marks the return of cricket coverage to BBC television after a six year absence, with the last tournament covered by the corporation being the 2011 ICC World Cup in the sub-continent.

In addition to daily TV highlights, fans can follow every delivery via Test Match Special’s ball-by-ball commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, online and digital services, with in-play highlight clips also be available for UK website users, along with live text commentary via the BBC Sport website.

THURSDAY 1st JUNE

England v Bangladesh
ICC Champions Trophy: Group A

10:30

FRIDAY 2nd JUNE

New Zealand v Australia
ICC Champions Trophy: Group A

 10:30

SATURDAY 3rd JUNE

Sri Lanka v South Africa
ICC Champions Trophy: Group B

10:30 

SUNDAY 4th JUNE

India v Pakistan
ICC Champions Trophy: Group B

 10:30

MONDAY 5th JUNE

Australia v Bangladesh
ICC Champions Trophy: Group A

 13:30

TUESDAY 6th JUNE

England v New Zealand
ICC Champions Trophy: Group A

 10:30

WEDNESDAY 7th JUNE

Pakistan v South Africa
ICC Champions Trophy: Group B

13:30 

THURSDAY 8th JUNE

India v Sri Lanka
ICC Champions Trophy: Group B

10:30 

FRIDAY 9th JUNE

New Zealand v Bangladesh
ICC Champions Trophy: Group A

10:30 

SATURDAY 10th JUNE

England v Australia
ICC Champions Trophy: Group A

 10:30

SUNDAY 11th JUNE

India v South Africa
ICC Champions Trophy: Group B

10:30 

MONDAY 12th JUNE

Sri Lanka v Pakistan
ICC Champions Trophy: Group B

10:30 

WEDNESDAY 14th JUNE

Winner Group A v Runner-up Group B
ICC Champions Trophy: Semi-Final 1

10:30 

THURSDAY 15th JUNE

Winner Group B v Runner-up Group A
ICC Champions Trophy: Semi-Final 2

10:30 

SUNDAY 18th JUNE

ICC Champions Trophy Final 2017
The Oval

10:30


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