Winner - West Indies

2004

A turkey of a tournament

The 2004 Champions Trophy 'deserved to be ranked … in the list of the Great Sporting Fiascos of our time'

No. 43

West Indies win the Champions Trophy

In the creeping dark, a miracle spreads radiance

ICC Champions Trophy 2004

Too many flaws, too little excitement

Matthew Engel looks back at the 2004 Champions Trophy

Points Table

Pool A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Australia 2 2 0 0 0 4 +3.237
New Zealand 2 1 1 0 0 2 +1.603
U.S.A. 2 0 2 0 0 0 -5.121

Pool B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
West Indies 2 2 0 0 0 4 +1.471
South Africa 2 1 1 0 0 2 +1.552
Bangladesh 2 0 2 0 0 0 -3.111

Pool C

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Pakistan 2 2 0 0 0 4 +1.413
India 2 1 1 0 0 2 +0.944
Kenya 2 0 2 0 0 0 -2.747

Pool D

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
England 2 2 0 0 0 4 +2.716
Sri Lanka 2 1 1 0 0 2 -0.252
Zimbabwe 2 0 2 0 0 0 -1.885

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Ricky Ponting after the semi-final defeat at Edgbaston

Ian Bradshaw and Courtney Browne celebrate their Champions Trophy heroics
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Ramnaresh Sarwan and Chris Gayle hold the Champions Trophy
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Rahul Dravid and Shoaib Akhtar had several confrontations
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Tournament Results
England v West Indies at The Oval - Sep 25, 2004
West Indies won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Pakistan v West Indies at Southampton - Sep 22, 2004
West Indies won by 7 wickets (with 131 balls remaining)
England v Australia at Birmingham - Sep 21, 2004
England won by 6 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
India v Pakistan at Birmingham - Sep 19, 2004
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 4 balls remaining)
South Africa v West Indies at The Oval - Sep 18-19, 2004
West Indies won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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