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Champions Trophy 2025: Schedule, Venue, Groups & All you need to know about

Champions Trophy 2025: Schedule, Venue, Groups & All you need to know about

The Champions Trophy 2025 is scheduled to take place from February 19 to March 9. The final will be hosted at Gaddafi Stadium on March 9.

The Champions Trophy is likely to take place in Pakistan for its ninth edition, scheduled between February and March 2025. India has not yet confirmed its participation in the Champions Trophy in Pakistan.

Champions Trophy 2025 Format

In the group stage, each team will compete against every other team in their group in a single round-robin format. The top two teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals. The semi-final matches will determine the finalists, who will then compete for the championship in the grand final.

In the previous edition, the tournament was held in a one-day format. The upcoming edition is also anticipated to be in the ODI format.

Champions Trophy 2025 schedule

The PCB has proposed a schedule for the upcoming event, with 15 matches to be played over 20 days, starting from February 19 to March 9. The India vs Pakistan match is proposed to be held on March 1st.

StadiumMatches
Gaddafi Stadium7
Karachi’s National Stadium3
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium5

ICC Champions Trophy 2025 Venue

The Champions Trophy is scheduled to be hosted by Pakistan, with venues in Karachi, Lahore, and Rawalpindi. However, due to political unrest, India is unlikely to travel to Pakistan. As a solution, the ICC could introduce a hybrid model similar to the Asia Cup, where India’s matches would take place in another country.

Lahore is set to host seven matches, including the final. Karachi’s National Stadium will host the opening match and one of the semi-finals, totaling three matches. Rawalpindi will host five matches, including the other semi-final.

MatchStadium
1st Semi-finalKarachi’s National Stadium
2nd Semi-final Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
Final Gaddafi Stadium

Champions Trophy 2025 Teams & Groups

GroupTeams
APakistan, India, Bangladesh and New Zealand
BAustralia, England, South Africa, and Afghanistan

Will India play in Champions Trophy 2025?

“BCCI secretary Jay Shah has hinted that India will participate in the Champions Trophy, but he has not mentioned anything about traveling to Pakistan.

“The way this team is progressing, our target is to win the World Test Championship final and Champions Trophy. There will be a similar squad playing there. The seniors will be there,” Jay Shah said.

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