India take on South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy opener

India and South Africa kick-off the tournament on June 6 in Cardiff. In another match in Group B, South Africa meet Pakistan on June 10 in a day-night match at Edgbaston in Birmingham. The following day, West Indies will face Pakistan at The Oval.

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Last updated on Saturday, 09 March, 2013 19:46 IST
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World champions India are drawn in a tough group alongside South Africa, who won the inaugural edition in 1998, 2004 champions West Indies and arch-rivals Pakistan.

India and South Africa kick-off the tournament on June 6 in Cardiff. In another match in Group B, South Africa meet Pakistan on June 10 in a day-night match at Edgbaston in Birmingham. The following day, West Indies will face Pakistan at The Oval.

Group A includes defending champions Australia, 2000 champions New Zealand and 2002 co-winners Sri Lanka, along with hosts England, who reached the final when they last staged the event in 2004.

Story first published on: Saturday, 09 March 2013 19:37 IST

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