Indian cricket team departs for ICC Champions Trophy

Mumbai, May 29 (ANI): The Indian cricket team left for England on Wednesday morning to participate in the ICC Champions Trophy.

The ICC Champions Trophy is the second biggest one-day tournament after the World Cup that is, played by all Test playing nations.

Two groups with four teams each participate in a round-robin format in the first round with the top two teams from each group qualifying for the semi-final.

India is placed in Group B, along with South Africa, arch-rival Pakistan and the West Indies.

The Indian team plays its first match on June 6 against South Africa. The final will be played on June 23. (ANI)