India grouped with Australia, England
India have been placed alongside Australia and England in Group A for the ICC Champions Trophy slated to be played in India from Oct 7.india Updated: Apr 04, 2006 19:40 IST
India have been placed alongside Australia and England in Group A for the ICC Champions Trophy tournament slated to be played in India from October 7.
A qualifier from Sri Lanka, West Indies, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh would complete the Group A, an ICC press release said on Tuesday.
South Africa, Pakistan and New Zealand have been placed in the Group B, which will also accommodate a qualifier.
Sri Lanka, West Indies, Zimbabwe and Bangladesh, the four nations ranked from seventh to tenth in the latest LG-ICC One-Day International rankings, will play round-robin matches to qualify for the main draw.
Two teams from the round-robin first round will join the six top teams in Group A and B in the second round.
The top two sides from each group will advance to the semi-finals.