There really is no low key game at the ICC Champions Trophy

There really is no low key game at the ICC Champions Trophy

Whether you are a cricket lover or just simply enjoy a day out in the sun with a refreshing beverage in hand, the scene will be set this summer in England. Indeed, I refer to the ICC Champions Trophy  cricket competition taking place between 1st June 2017 to 18th June 2017 where the top eight countries in the world will battle it out to be the Champions of the Champions Trophy – how fitting! Batting in cricket has developed a crash, bang, wallop formula where batsmen attempt to outdo their baseball counterparts and send the ball flying into the crowds or indeed out of the stadium at times.

Easy-hashtag-to-remember LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 01:  (L-R) Steve Elworthy, ECB Director Global Events, Eoin Morgan, England's ODI Captain and David Richardson, ICC Chief Executive pose for photographs during the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Launch at The Kia Oval on June 1, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 01: (L-R) Steve Elworthy, ECB Director Global Events, Eoin Morgan, England’s ODI Captain and David Richardson, ICC Chief Executive pose for photographs during the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Launch at The Kia Oval on June 1, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

15 matches will take place across three cities, in this instance Cardiff, Birmingham and London. This competition was due to be phased out after the last edition in 2013. However, the cricketing public demanded to see the best in the business go head-to-head, and hence supporters have a second bite of the cherry, and possibly more in the future. You need not understand all the rules and intricacies of cricket. Instead raise your glass to batsmen who deposit the ball back into row Z with their long levers or to the bowlers who send the stumps steamrolling out of the ground courtesy of an unplayable delivery.

The 2017 edition promises to recapture the glamarous images of 2013

The 2017 edition promises to recapture the glamarous images of 2013

Given the simple and destructive format of this competition every game matters. Therefore make yourself available on at least one of the 15 occasions. Either embrace every ball of the match or get merry in the sunshine and join in on the vociferous and at times ferocious atmosphere!

 

To buy tickets visit the official tournament website: https://championstrophy.tickets.icc-cricket.com/

 

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