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Champions Trophy 2013

Australia play out worst nightmare

Jun 4, 2013: Australia took one look at their worst nightmare and discovered that it felt as real as ever after being bowled out for 65 in Cardiff with their captain Michael Clarke on the sidelines

David Hopps in Cardiff

West Indies v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy warm-up match, Birmingham

Bravos steal the show

Jun 4, 2013: West Indies withstood a late surge from Sri Lanka's tailenders to triumph by 17 runs, in the warm-up encounter in Birmingham

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando in Birmingham

Australia v India, Champions Trophy warm-up match, Cardiff

Sorry Australia fold for 65

Jun 4, 2013: An aggressive all-round display by India, including another match-winning century from Dinesh Karthik and a five-wicket haul from Umesh Yadav, inflicted a stinging 243-run defeat on Australia

Nagraj Gollapudi in Cardiff

Aus v Ind, Champions Trophy warm-up, Cardiff

Clarke's back causes Australia concern

Jun 4, 2013: Four days before Australia's opening Champions Trophy match against England, Michael Clarke will visit a specialist in London after his long-standing back problem flared up

Nagraj Gollapudi in Cardiff

Pakistan v South Africa, Champions Trophy warm-up, The Oval

Efficient Pakistan ease to facile win

Jun 3, 2013: There were enough Pakistan supporters at The Oval to give the impression that this warm-up ahead of the Champions Trophy mattered, but in essence it was pointless

The Report by David Hopps at The Oval

Aus v WI, Champions Trophy Warm-up, Cardiff

Watson gives West Indies a lesson

Jun 1, 2013: Shane Watson gave West Indies a good lesson in how to change gears through an innings with a powerful century that helped Australia register an easy four-wicket victory in their first warm-up match

Nagraj Gollapudi in Cardiff

India v Sri Lanka, Champions Trophy warm-up match, Birmingham

Kohli, Karthik set up strong win for India

Jun 1, 2013: It says much for the enduring appeal of 50-over cricket that, despite looking the second-best team for much of the day, India still left Edgbaston celebrating an exhilarating victory with six deliveries to spare

George Dobell in Birmingham
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