CHAMPIONS TROPHY

  • We had a good chance in Champions Trophy: Sardar Singh December 18, 2014

    Captain of the Indian hockey team, Sardar Singh feels that India had a good chance of winning the Champions Trophy but their aim was to acquire Olympic qualification and win an Asiad gold. ...
  • Hockey India suspends playing ties with Pakistan December 14, 2014

    Hockey India President Narinder Batra reacted strongly to Pakistan's misbehaviour following their win over India in Champions Trophy semis on Saturday. ...
  • Champions Trophy: India supporters fly in from around the world for Pakistan clash December 13, 2014

    IBNLive Sports caught up with some of the most ardent fans of Indian hockey who have gathered in Bhubaneswar for the high-octane India vs Pakistan semi-final. ...
  • India in Champions Trophy hockey semi-final after beating Netherlands December 12, 2014

    India defeated Netherlands 3-2 in the quarter-final to set up the semi-final clash with arch rivals Pakistan. ...
  • India vs Pakistan: Huge rush for Champions Trophy semifinal tickets December 12, 2014

    Bhubaneswar is hosting the Champions Trophy hockey and as the temple city gears up for the semi-final between India and Pakistan, fans are finding it difficult to get a ticket. ...
  • India begin hunt for maiden Champions Trophy hockey title December 5, 2014

    The Temple City of Bhubaneswar will host the eight-team Champions Trophy, with the Sardar Singh-led India hoping to break the jinx in the tournament's 35th edition. ...
  • Champions Trophy: Best team in the tournament won June 24, 2013

    CNNIBN panel of experts feel Team India by far the best team in the Champions Trophy and they handled the pressure very well. ...
  • 'India favourites but need to be wary of England pacers' June 22, 2013

    CNNIBN's cricket expert Harsha Bhogle previews the ICC Champions Trophy final between India and England at Birmingham on Sunday. ...
  • CT: India one win away from doing the double June 21, 2013

    World Champions India are now just one win away from doing the double. India steamrolled Sri Lanka in a completely onesided contest at Cardiff to reach the final of the ICC Champions Trophy. India now targeting the distinction of holding both ODI titles at the same time. ...
  • India did well to restrict Sri Lanka to 181: Kris Srikkanth June 20, 2013

    The former India opener and CNNIBN cricket expert says that the Indians bowlers did a terrific job to restrict Sri Lanka to a belowpar score in the semifinal. ...
  • Hope IndiaSri Lanka semifinal is not a damp squib: Kris Srikkanth June 20, 2013

    CNNIBN's expert cricket panelist Kris Srikkanth is hopeful the ICC Champions Trophy semifinal between India and Sri Lanka is not marred by rain and is a spectacle. ...
  • 'India should beat Sri Lanka to reach Champions Trophy final' June 19, 2013

    CNNIBN's cricket expert Maninder Singh previews the second Champions Trophy semifinal between India and Sri Lanka on Thursday. ...
  • India have been a cut above the rest: Aakash Chopra June 18, 2013

    CNNIBN's cricket expert Aakash Chopra has hailed the Indian Team's performance in the ongoing edition of the Champions Trophy and said that Team India have by far been the best side in the tournament. Chopra also heaped praises on Shikhar Dhawan and Ravindra Jadeja applauding their efforts with bat and ball...
  • The whole world is looking at the IndiaPakistan tie: Anil Kumble June 14, 2013

    CNNIBN's cricket expert Anil Kumble previews the ICC Champions Trophy encounter between India and Pakistan at Birmingham on Saturday. ...
  • David Warner fined and suspended for bar brawl June 13, 2013

    David Warner has been fined 11,500 Australian dollars and suspended till the first Ashes Test for punching England's Joe Root in a bar brawl on Sunday. The decision was made after a hearing by cricket Australia's behaviour commissioner. ...
  • Shikhar Dhawan is making up for lost time, says Vijay Dahiya June 12, 2013

    Former India wicketkeeper and Delhi coach Vijay Dahiya talks about Shikhar Dhawan's revival as international cricketer. ...
  • It is not difficult to sit out, says Gautam Gambhir June 12, 2013

    The Delhi batsman, who is not the part of India squad in ICC Champions Trophy, said that it is part and parcel of the game. ...
  • Dhawan, Jadeja take India into the semifinals June 12, 2013

    Ravindra Jadeja took a fivewicket haul and Shikhar Dhawan scored his second ODI century as India became the first team to reach the semifinals of ICC Champions Trophy 2013. ...
  • Need to get Chris Gayle out early: Dhoni June 11, 2013

    Coming off contrasting wins in their previous matches, West Indies and India will faceoff at The Oval hoping to make it to the semifinals. ...
  • India start their campaign with a win June 7, 2013

    India maintained their unbeaten record against South Africa in the Champions Trophy with a 26run win in Cardiff, set up by Shikhar Dhawan's century. ...
  • Dhawan has matured as a cricketer: Srikkanth June 6, 2013

    CNNIBN's cricket expert Kris Srikkanth showers accolades on Shikhar Dhawan following the Indian batsman's maiden ODI ton against South Africa in the Champions Trophy on Thursday. ...
  • India have a wellbalanced side: Kris Srikkanth June 6, 2013

    Former India captain Kris Srikkanth gave his insights on Team India heading into their match against South Africa in the Champions Trophy opener. Speaking to CNNIBN, Srikkanth said the overall batting and bowling combination packs a punch and is sure that India have gone with the perfect XI in Cardiff. ...
  • Favourites India face 'opening' blues June 5, 2013

    Indian openers didn't fire in the warmup games and Maninder Singh feels Rohit Sharma should replace Murali Vijay when India start their Champions Trophy campaign against South Africa. ...
  • 'Team India can't afford to be bogged down by IPL spotfixing' May 28, 2013

    Former India spinner Maninder Singh wants Indian players to move on from the IPL spotfixing row ahead of the Champions Trophy starting next month in England. ...
  • There will be spotfixing in Champions Trophy too: Ed Hawkins May 17, 2013

    Ed Hawkins is the author of the book 'Bookie Gambler Fixer Spy: A Journey Into the Heart of Cricket's Underworld'. ...
  • BCCI threatens to pull out of Champions Trophy: Sources May 13, 2013

    FICA chief executive Tim May told CNNIBN that there are enough evidence to proof that captains have been influenced and not allowed to vote according to their choice. ...
  • Murali Vijay over Gautam Gambhir is a shocking choice May 4, 2013

    The BCCI selectors on Saturday kept Gautam Gambhir out of the Champions Trophy squad without explaining their decision to exclude him. ...
  • ICC Champions Trophy launched in London October 18, 2012

    The Champions Trophy will be played over 18 days with the matches scheduled for Cardiff, The Oval and Edgbaston, which will host the final on June 23, 2013. ...
  • 'They should have got much more' September 14, 2011

    Former India goalkeeper Ashish Ballal and Secretary General of Hockey India, Narendra Batra talk to CNNIBN about the measly amount of money given to the Indian hockey team. ...
  • A depressingly familiar story for Indian hockey September 14, 2011

    The Indian hockey team rejected the cash award of Rs 25,000 per player for their performance in the Asian Champions Trophy. ...