England Who is hosting the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Eight Edition but its not easy for the home team as Team played a series against Top side of South Africa, Australia and India after the 2015 Cricket world cup but they lost all of the three.
Recently couple of days ago as per sources Moeen Ali said their side are much favorites for the Champions trophy at home and Current skipper tells squad of CT 2017 are most talented one so we surely perform well.
Mitchell Starc Aussies Frontline pace bowler said at cricket.com.au “I think the fact they`ve been playing cricket in England before all the other countries is a plus for them, but at the same time it`s tournament play and the Champions Trophy is a tournament where you can`t have any hiccups along the way,”
He also added “Where in the World Cup you can probably get away with one or two bad performances and still get through to the next round, (with) the Champions Trophy you need to win all three of your round games to get through to the next stage,”
However they also said Morgan Side are not a team to take it lightly as many match winning performer in the squad.
England Team before the champions trophy they have to face Bilateral series against South africa. Team Starting the Champions Trophy campaign by playing the Champions Trophy Opener on 1st June against Bangladesh while next to face New Zealand on 6th June and Australia on 10th June.
England are grouped along with 50-over world champions team of Australia, New Zealand and Bangladesh in the tournament which features the top eight sides.