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Champions Trophy

India defeat England in Champions Trophy

India's Shikhar Dhawan (top) celebrates with teammates after their win over England. Photo: AP

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni praised the mental resilience of his side after they beat England by just five runs in a thrilling Champions Trophy final at Edgbaston on Sunday.

Thursday, 29 August, 2013, 4:13am

England's James Anderson denies Champions Trophy ball tampering

James Anderson insisted the ball had lost its shape. Photo: AFP

England strike bowler James Anderson has rejected claims from former captain Bob Willis that a ball was tampered with during the hosts' Champions Trophy match against Sri Lanka at the Oval on Thursday.

17 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

India urged to keep focus in Champions Trophy semi-finals

Mahendra Singh Dhoni

India has enjoyed a remarkable campaign in the eight-nation tournament so far, becoming the only team to enter the semi-finals with an all-win record. But Dhoni knows all the good work will mean nothing if his team slips up in Thursday's second semi-final in Cardiff.

17 Jun 2013 - 4:35am

England coach Ashley Giles says ball was 'out of shape,' not tampered with, at Oval match

Umpire Aleem Dar (left) with England captain Alastair Cook after the umpires changed the ball at the England-Sri Lanka match. Photo: AFP

Former captain Bob Willis told Sky Sports on Friday that the ball was changed during England's Champions Trophy defeat by Sri Lanka at the Oval on Thursday because it had been tampered with.

16 Jun 2013 - 4:55am

Kumar Sangakkara fires Sri Lanka to Champions Trophy win over England

Kumar Sangakkara celebrates after sealing the win. Photo: AFP

A chanceless unbeaten 134 from Kumar Sangakkara inspired Sri Lanka to a seven-wicket win against an overly cautious England to leave their Champions Trophy group wide open ahead of the final two matches.

15 Jun 2013 - 4:26am

Cricket Australia blames squad for David Warner's attack on Joe Root

David Warner. Photo: Reuters

Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland yesterday slammed the role of the national side's squad in David Warner's damaging punch-up incident in England and demanded they crack down on bad behaviour.

15 Jun 2013 - 4:26am

Aussie batsman David Warner suspended over fracas in bar

David Warner is out until the first test on July 10. Photo: AP

Australia batsman David Warner has been suspended until the first Ashes test and fined A$11,500 (HK$85,500) after reports of a bar-room fracas with young England player Joe Root.

14 Jun 2013 - 5:12am

Warner dropped following bar attack on Ashes rival

David Warner. Photo: Reuters

Australia batsman David Warner was dropped for the country's Champions Trophy match against New Zealand yesterday, amid complaints from Ashes rivals England of an "unprovoked physical attack" on their player Joe Root.

13 Jun 2013 - 5:52am

South Africa's cricketers seek redemption after India loss

South Africa's Lonwabo Tsotsobe is bowled out by India's Ravindra Jadeja during their Champions Trophy match. Photo: AFP

South Africa face a tough task to put their Champions Trophy campaign back on track after being laid low by injuries and a demoralising defeat to India.

The Proteas hopes of winning the tournament slipped when they crashed by 26 runs against Mahendra Singh Dhoni's world champions in a high-scoring opener in Cardiff.

8 Jun 2013 - 6:17am

Cricket's Champions Trophy a tough one to pick

India get plenty of support during a warm-up match against the Australians ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy. Photo: AFP

While the first two Champions Trophies were intended to raise the profile of cricket in host nations Bangladesh and Kenya, the seventh and last edition starting in England today will be a shootout between the eight heavyweight nations.

6 Jun 2013 - 5:47am

India's cricket-fixing scandal casts cloud over Champions Trophy in UK

Narayanswamy Srinivasan

The world's leading cricketers gather in Britain for the Champions Trophy this week against the backdrop of a growing fixing scandal emerging from the Indian Premier League that has already claimed several high-profile casualties.

4 Jun 2013 - 2:55am