Bangladesh have qualified for their first ICC Champions Trophy since 2006 after the International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed the eight teams that will battle for the prestigious tournament in England and Wales in 2017.
Centuries from Joe Root and Jos Buttler helped England to their record One Day international innings score of 408 for nine, whilst four wickets for Steven Finn and Adil Rashid helped ensure a record winning margin of 210 runs in the first match of the Royal London Series against New Zealand.
Chris Woakes speaks to ECB TV about the ICC Cricket World Cup, which starts next month with England's first game coming on the opening day of the tournament against their great rivals, Australia at the MCG.
Warwickshire’s Ian Bell and Chris Woakes today left London Heathrow Airport to head ‘Down Under’ for the upcoming tri-series against Australia and India, which is closely followed by the 11th ICC Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Warwickshire’s Chris Woakes became the first Englishman in history to take a six-wicket haul on two occasions in One Day Internationals after taking 6-47 off eight overs in the 5th match in the current series against Sri Lanka in Pallekele.