LONDON – The England won the ICC Champions Trophy match by eight wickets, Joe Root was man of the match. Earlier, Bangladesh set 306 runs target for England to win their opening encounter in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 here at Oval on Thursday.

The match started at 2:30pm (PST) while 3:00pm on (IST) and 09.30 (GMT). The match will be broadcast on PTV in Pakistan and on GTV in Bangladesh.

The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, also called Mini-World Cup, is scheduled to start from today (June 1) in the United Kingdom and the top eight ODI teams — India, Australia, South Africa, England, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, New Zealand — will be contesting in the race to win the title.

Team India will look to defend the title they won in 2013 under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni after defeating England by five runs on June 23.

The final of the eighth edition of the tournament will be played on June 18. Group A consist of Australia, New Zealand, Bangladesh and England while Group B has India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and South Africa.

England: EJG Morgan*, MM Ali, JM Bairstow, JT Ball, SW Billings, JC Buttler, AD Hales, LE Plunkett, AU Rashid, JE Root, JJ Roy, BA Stokes, DJ Willey, CR Woakes, MA Wood.

Bangladesh: Mashrafe Mortaza*, Imrul Kayes, Mahmudullah, Mehedi Hasan Miraz, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim,Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shafiul Islam, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Sunzamul Islam, Tamim Iqbal, Taskin Ahmed.