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ICC Champions trophy’s last edition was last played in 2017 and was hosted by England. The final of the tournament was played between India and Pakistan where the Men in Green crushed India’s strong batting line-up before lifting their first ICC trophy since winning the 1992 World Cup under the dynamic leadership of Imran Khan. Well, now, the ICC Champions Trophy tournament has been scrapped by the governing body, ICC.
The tournament held the importance like other ICC tournaments and was played by the eight major Test-playing nations. However, the tournament has been discarded, here, we have brought some stats related to the mega event.
Top Five Best Bowling Figures In An Innings In ICC Champions Trophy 2017:
1. Josh Hazlewood:
Although Australia had a disappointing Champions Trophy 2017, Josh Hazlewood enjoyed immense success as the bowler. The Aussies speedster was the highest wicket-taker for his side in the tournament.
Hazlewood is a lanky pace bowler known for his accuracy and has been compared to former great Australian paceman, Glenn McGrath. He made the debut for his country in 2010 and since then, he has been the mainstay for Australia in Tests and ODIs respectively.
In the last edition of the Champions Trophy, he scalped nine wickets in three matches at a decent economy rate of 5.07. His best performance came against New Zealand where the fast-bowler picked six wickets in nine overs at the economy rate of 5.77