The Champions Trophy 2025 provisional schedule is out, India vs Pakistan on March 1 in Lahore

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The Champions Trophy 2025 schedule, a proposed fixtures list with dates and venues by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to the ICC for the tournament, has reportedly been doing the rounds since Sunday (July 7).

According to a report in the Telegraph, the eight-team tournament will be staged across three venues with Karachi, Rawalpindi, and Lahore set to host matches from February 19 to March 9.

The 50-over format ICC event, which makes its return after 8 years, features the top eight teams from last year’s ODI World Cup. The eight teams will be divided into two groups of four with the top two teams from each group advancing to the semi-finals.

As for the groups, hosts Pakistan will be in Group A along with arch-rivals India, Bangladesh, and New Zealand, while Group B includes England, South Africa, Australia, and Afghanistan. Champions Trophy 2025.

According to the leaked provisional schedule, India will open their campaign against Bangladesh on February 20 in Lahore, a day after hosts Pakistan kick off the tournament against New Zealand in Karachi on February 19.

As per the schedule, India will play all their group matches in Lahore. The Men in Blue will take on New Zealand on February 23 before the much-anticipated clash against arch-rivals Pakistan on March 1.

While the round-robin phase ends on March 2, the two semi-finals will be held in Karachi and Rawalpindi on March 5 and 6 respectively, with the final scheduled for Lahore on March 9.

Champions Trophy 2025 Venues

Lahore: Gaddafi Stadium

Karachi: National Stadium

Rawalpindi: Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium

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