• Thursday, August 11, 2022

ICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY

ICC could axe Champions Trophy for more T20 World Cups

The Champions Trophy was a huge success in England this month

By: Sarwar Alam

The Champions Trophy could be scrapped in favour of staging the World Twenty20 every two years, according to International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive David Richardson. Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs to win this year’s edition of the Champions Trophy at The Oval on Sunday, with a worldwide television audience of millions watching the stunning final. But some officials believe the eight-team event is now too similar to the World Cup which the ICC, controversially, has decided should be contested by just 10 teams from the 2019 event in England. India are due to stage the next Champions Trophy…

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