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ICC Champions Trophy: Here's how much prize money the finalists and semi-finalists got

ICC Champions Trophy: Here's how much prize money the finalists and semi-finalists got

The International Cricket Council (ICC) had hiked the prize money for the 2017 Champions Trophy by $ 500,000.

Indian U-19 squads for England cricket tour announced

The Indian colts will start their tour with a two-day warm-up game on July 19-20 before playing the first four-day game from July 23-26 at Chesterfield. The second four-day match will be held from July 31-August 3 in Worcester.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Dale Steyn expects great finale from 'champs' Pakistan

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Dale Steyn expects great finale from 'champs' Pakistan

Scripting a scintillating eight-wicket victory over host nation England at Cardiff on Wednesday, Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan stormed into the ICC Champions Trophy final.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Eoin Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs after Pakistan heartbreak

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Eoin Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs after Pakistan heartbreak

Wednesday`s loss in Cardiff meant England`s wait for a first major ICC one-day international tournament triumph will continue until at least 2019 -- when they stage the next World Cup.

Champions Trophy 2017: Sarfraz Ahmed proud as 'no chance' Pakistan stun England to reach final

Champions Trophy 2017: Sarfraz Ahmed proud as 'no chance' Pakistan stun England to reach final

Pace bowler Hasan Ali took three wickets as Pakistan dismissed England, the only unbeaten team left in the tournament, for a mere 211.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Joe Root's early wicket can cause jitters in English camp, says Shahid Afridi

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Joe Root's early wicket can cause jitters in English camp, says Shahid Afridi

"The game tomorrow provides Hafeez, Malik and other seniors in the team this opportunity and I really hope that they raise their hand and deliver an inspired performance that can be remembered for years to come," Afridi wrote

ICC CT 2017, Semi-final 1: England vs Pakistan – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

ICC CT 2017, Semi-final 1: England vs Pakistan – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

As per stats, England have the edge over the green jersey having defeated them six times in their ten encounters in ICC tournaments.

International Friendly: France register thrilling 3-2 victory over England

International Friendly: France register thrilling 3-2 victory over England

Captain Harry Kane had earlier scored twice for the visitors at the Stade de France, including from a penalty early in the second half.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Steve Smith had given me little batting tip in India during IPL 10, says Ben Stokes

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Steve Smith had given me little batting tip in India during IPL 10, says Ben Stokes

But the Australia captain could have been forgiven for wondering why he`d said anything at all as England all-rounder Stokes`s blistering unbeaten century condemned Smith`s men to an early Champions Trophy exit at Edgbaston on Saturday.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sachin Tendulkar picks his four semi-finalists

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Sachin Tendulkar picks his four semi-finalists

Ahead on India's crucial do-or-die clash against South Africa, former international cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has come forth to reveal his choice of the top four teams that are likely to make it to the semi-final stage of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Twitterati hails Ben Stokes for sensational hundred against Australia

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Twitterati hails Ben Stokes for sensational hundred against Australia

Even whilst England were preparing for the ICC Champions Trophy prior to its start, skipper Eoin Morgan, in his pre-tournament press conference mentioned about his ample hope for and showered immense praise on Ben Stokes.

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Harry Kane cherishes 'special' England equaliser against Scotland

Two Leigh Griffiths free-kicks left England facing a first qualifying defeat since October 2009, only for Kane to volley in a 93rd-minute leveller from substitute Raheem Sterling`s left-wing cross.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Ben Stokes can 'go through roof' after downing Australia, says Eoin Morgan

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Ben Stokes can 'go through roof' after downing Australia, says Eoin Morgan

England, already through to the semi-finals of a tournament featuring the world`s top eight one-day international sides, were reeling at 35 for three chasing a target of 278 at Edgbaston on Saturday.

London attackers planned to use lorry: Police

The terrorists involved in the London Bridge attack that killed eight, had tried to hire a seven-and-a-half tonne lorry to carry out the brutality, police said.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia vs England – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia vs England – Preview, Live Streaming, TV Listings, Date, Time, Venue, Squads

In a nutshell, it is a do-or-die situation for Australia when they take on title favourites England, at Edgbaston, today.

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland

2018 World Cup Qualifier: Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland

With Wayne Rooney having again been overlooked, England do not currently have a permanent captain and Southgate said Kane, 23, would wear the armband at Hampden Park.

Hostage situation underway at UK job centre

A hostage situation is underway as a man armed with a knife is believed to be holding several members of staff hostage at a job centre in Newcastle, England, on Friday.

Knifeman holding hostages at job centre in northeast England: Police

 A man armed with a knife is holding employees hostage at a job centre.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia in desperate search for victory against England under clear skies – Preview

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Australia in desperate search for victory against England under clear skies – Preview

While England are already through to the semifinals, all the pressure will be on Australia to perform after washouts against New Zealand and Bangladesh hurt their chances of making the last four.