With all the schedule matches, ICC has also announced the warm-up matches schedule which will be played before the ICC Champion trophy 2017. Each team will play two warm-up matches that will be started from 26th of May 2017.
As all the teams have announced their 15 players to be played in this tournament and all are ready to get the trophy in their hands. All the teams are in full form and strength to show their extra efforts but the performance of Sri Lankan team was not satisfactory in during last 12 months and they were dropped down in the ICC ranking.
On the other hand, Bangladesh is the perfect team that showed extra performance in their previous matches and got the status in the ICC ranking and is selected the 8th team for the Champions trophy 2017.
Warm up matches will be started from 26th of May 2017
First warm up match
First, warm up match will be played between Australia and Sri Lanka on 26th May. As you all know that the Australian team is considered one of the best teams of all formats but the performance of Sri Lankan team was not satisfactory in its last matches during 12 months. But still, it would be a crucial game.
2nd Warm up match
The second match will be played between Bangladesh and Pakistan on 27th May that will also be a crucial match because of the best performance of Bangladesh and they got dominance in the previous series against Pakistan.
3rd Warm up match
The 3rd match will be played between India and New Zealand at the Oval on 28th May.
4th Warm up Match
For the 4th match, Australia and Pakistan will face each other to get their power and tricks back in the champion trophy. It would be played on 29th of May.
5th and 6th Warm-up Matches
5th match will be played between India and Bangladesh on 30th of May at the Oval and the 6th match will be played on the same day but in the different ground of Edgbaston.
- Group A: England, Australia, New Zealand & Bangladesh
- Group B: India, Pakistan, South Africa & Sri Lanka
Champions Trophy 2017 Warm-up Matches Schedule
|1||26 May||Australia v Sri Lanka, The Oval|
|2||27 May||Bangladesh v Pakistan, Edgbaston|
|3||28 May||India v New Zealand, The Oval|
|4||29 May||Australia v Pakistan, Edgbaston|
|5||30 May||New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Edgbaston|
|6||30 May||Bangladesh vs India, The Oval|