ICC Champions Trophy is a tournament organized by the International Cricket Council, it’s a one day international cricket tournament. It’s a prestigious tournament that was inaugurated in 1998 which marks it more than two decades old. This year’s tournament Champion’s Trophy 2017 live is just around the corner and will be live in Canada and Europe. Here’s a list of some of the best performances;
Sachin Tendulkar, India Vs AUS, 28th October 1998
Australia met India at Dhaka stadium and 48 hours earlier they had a series against Pakistan which had resulted to 1-0. Sachin Tendulkar gave India a 44-run win.
Jacques Kallis, South Africa Vs Sri Lanka, 30th October 1998
Jacques kallis, the match was for South Africa versus Sri Lanka in Dhaka. Sri managed to give South Africa a 92-run win which was not so much off but rather a ticket to the final. During the final match, South Africa defeated Indies and was crowned the maiden champions.
Andy Flower, Zimb Vs India,14th September 2002
Andy Flower, this was Zimbabwe versus India. It’s one of the greatest matches that were held at the Premadasa Stadium. This was a thrilling contest and as a result Zimbabwe only managed to reach 274v for 8.
Shane Watson, Aus Vs Eng, 2nd October 2009
Shane Watson, this was a match of Australia versus England. Watson took his side home with more than eight overs to spare. He went all the way to the final and helped Australia keep hold of the title.
Shikhar Dhawan, Ind Vs South Africa, 6th June 2013
Shikhar Dhawan, this was a match of India versus South Africa, it was the very first game of India’s victorious campaign. It was a tough game since South Africa was also not left behind. Dhawan finally won having scored the highest runs in the edition-363.
Shayne O’Connor, NZ Vs Pak, 11th October 2000
Shayne O’Connor played the match of New Zealand versus Pakistan match. Shayne completed being the best haul in the tournament.
Aravinda de Silva, Sri Lanka v AUS, 27th September 2002
Aravinda de Silva brought victory in Sri Lanka versus Australia, in the semifinal against Australia. Aravinda completed his full quota with such remarkable figures. He also happened to be named the man of the match due to his despair spell.
Farveez Maharoof, Sri Lanka Vs WI,14th October 2006
This match was Sri Lankas against West Indies which still holds the best analysis in history of ICC champions’ trophy all because of Farveez Maharoof. West Indies lost the match to Sri Lanka and emerged third lowest in the champions’ trophy.
Makhaya Ntini, South Africa v PAK, 27th October 2006
Makhaya Ntini with his antagonistic pace made the day. The match was South Africa versus Pakistan which was quite a dominating win a 124- run win.
Lasith Malinga, Sri Lanka v NZ, 9th June 2013
Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka delivered an overwhelming spell but unfortunately this couldn’t make Sri Lanka win over New Zealand. Mitchell Mcclenagahna however managed to get 4 for 43 and gave New Zealand its first win in four years over Sri Lanka.