India take on South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy opener

Updated: 09 March 2013 18:46 IST

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.

India take on South Africa in ICC Champions Trophy opener

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.

Topics : Cricket India South Africa
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