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A history of the Champions Trophy in seven matches

May 22, 2017: A look at some of the games that summed up the themes the tournament has come to embody over the years

Osman Samiuddin

The threat to cricket's centre

Nov 6, 2009: It's not a battle between 50- and 20-over cricket, it's about who's playing. And that should worry the ICC

Harsha Bhogle

India news

Shetty concerned by younger players' attitude

Oct 13, 2009: Ratnakar Shetty, the Indian board's chief administrative officer, has expressed concerns over the lack of focus among younger national players, who he said were not greatly affected by the ICC Champions Trophy exit

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Australian news

Ferguson's season ended by knee injury

Oct 12, 2009: Callum Ferguson, the Australian one-day batsman, will be out for up to a year after tests revealed he requires a knee reconstruction

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New Zealand news

Bond happy with international comeback

Oct 9, 2009: Shane Bond is confident that he has quickly adapted back to the pace of international cricket after nearly two years on the sidelines due to his ICL deal

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Younis and Intikhab upset over match-fixing claims

Oct 8, 2009: Both have strongly denied that the ICC Champions Trophy matches against Australia and New Zealand were fixed and expressed disappointment that these accusations were made without solid proof

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Australian news

Watson exceeds his own expectations

Oct 8, 2009: Shane Watson is pleased to have arrived home in Sydney after five months on tour with far more certainty surrounding his future than when he flew out

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Australian news

Ferguson knee injury worries Australia

Oct 7, 2009: Australia are awaiting news on the short-term future of Callum Ferguson after he wrenched his knee during the Champions Trophy final victory over New Zealand

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Leave it to Dan

Oct 7, 2009: Bowler, batsman, fielder, captain - none of Vettori's roles fails to lift a side that badly needs inspiration

Peter Roebuck

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An equal contest

Oct 6, 2009: The nature of pitches in the Champions Trophy meant that batsmen, fast bowlers and spinners all had a chance to shine

S Rajesh

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Fifty-over cricket will hold its own - Ponting

Oct 6, 2009: The ICC Champions Trophy has gone a long way to ensuring the continuance of ODIs, the captains of finalists Australia and New Zealand have said

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Staying alive

Oct 6, 2009: The Champions Trophy has shown that ODIs can still be a format in which many things pleasing and surprising may happen

Osman Samiuddin in South Africa

Australia v New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy final, Centurion

Watson shrugs off big-match nerves

Oct 6, 2009: In Watson, what they possess is a very accomplished batsman who can play anywhere in the order, who's also more than capable as fourth or fifth bowler

Dileep Premachandran in Centurion

Aftermath of Pakistan's defeat

Pakistani MP alleges team underperformed on purpose

Oct 6, 2009: The head of Pakistan's national parliamentary committee on sports has accused the team of deliberately losing to Australia in the ICC Champions Trophy in a group match and has called for changes in the national cricket board

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ICC Champions Trophy 2009

Younis says he continues enjoying captaincy

Oct 6, 2009: Pakistan captain Younis Khanhas said he is enjoying leading the side despite the semi-final loss in the ICC Champions Trophy and insisted it had not affected his own performance on the field

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Australia v New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy, final, Centurion

New Zealand lack last-burst player

Oct 6, 2009: The side's only hope lay in a burst of genius but that goes against the very ethos of modern New Zealand sides

Osman Samiuddin in Centurion

Where have all the villains gone?

Oct 6, 2009: Australia's clean-cut, ever-smiling pack of current cricketers makes you long for the scowling grouches of old

Tanya Aldred

Australia v New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy, final, Centurion

Australia find men for all seasons

Oct 6, 2009: The past couple of years haven't been easy for Australia but they have proved again that champion sides are rarely so by coincidence

Sambit Bal at Centurion

Australia v New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy, final, Centurion

The youngsters won it for us - Ponting

Oct 5, 2009: Ricky Ponting has attributed Australia's Champions Trophy success to the efforts of youngsters in his team

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Australia v New Zealand, ICC Champions Trophy, final, Centurion

McCullum rues missed catch and captain

Oct 5, 2009: Brendon McCullum was left to rue the loss of the man he stood in for as Australia successfully - and ultimately, comfortably - defended their Champions Trophy title at Centurion with a six-wicket win

Osman Samiuddin at Centurion
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Tournament Results
Australia v New Zealand at Centurion - Oct 5, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Oct 3, 2009
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Centurion - Oct 2, 2009
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
India v West Indies at Johannesburg - Sep 30, 2009
India won by 7 wickets (with 107 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Centurion - Sep 30, 2009
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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