Friday, August 14, 2009

The Best Ever Chapions Trophy in 2009

Queries have been raised about Champions Trophy's weight in an already packed international calendar but the ICC has guaranteed that it would be an overall a different experience when the biennial event gets on the go next month in South Africa.

Authoritatively launching from September 22nd to October 5th tournament in South Africa, ICC head executive Haroon Lorgat said the event, offering a enormous USD four million prize money, would conceal all its earlier editions.

"This ICC Champions Trophy is pretty different and more exciting compared to all the ones that went before," said Lorgat.

"Successfully, it is in one location with two world-class venues at The Wanderers and Centurion. It is a short, sharp event with just the top eight-ranked ODI teams battling in this international contest," he said. "The event is all about esteem.

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