Champions Trophy 2017 schedule to be announced on June 1

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London, May 31: The schedule of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 (One Day International Tournament) will be announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Wednesday (June 1).

Indian team wins Champions Trophy 2013

"The schedule of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 along with key information about the ticketing process will be announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive, David Richardson, and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Director of Global Events, Steve Elworthy, at The Montpelier Club, The Oval, on Wednesday, 1 June at 10h00 (GMT)," ICC said in a media advisory.

Indian players celebrate Champions Trophy victory in 2013

The announcement marks one year to go to the first match of the tournament, which is being hosted by the ECB for the third time.

At the launch, Richardson and Elworthy, along with England ODI captain Eoin Morgan, will participate in a panel discussion.

Apart from hosts England, Australia, Bangladesh, defending champions India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa will take part in the 18-day event from 1-18 June 2017 during which 15 matches will be played at Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff, Edgbaston in Birmingham and The Oval in London. West Indies will not be part of the event.

The 8 sides have qualified for the tournament after finishing in the top 8 of the ICC ODI Team Rankings on 30 September 2015.

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