Indian team to depart for Champions Trophy on May 29

Last Updated: May 25, 2013, 15:15 PM IST

Mumbai: The Indian cricket team will depart for England and Wales from here May 29 to participate in the ICC Champions Trophy to be held June 6-23.

This will be the seventh and final Champions Trophy as it is due to be replaced by the ICC World Test Championship in 2017.

India are placed in Group B along with South Africa, West Indies and arch-rivals Pakistan.

India open the tournament when they take on South Africa June 6 and then will go on to play the West Indies (June 11) and Pakistan (June 15).

The top two teams will qualify for the semifinals.