Champions Trophy 2004
ICC Champions Trophy was played for the first time in the year 1998, as ICC KnockOut Trophy. Two years later, its name was changed to the present one and continues to be the same ever since. The fourth edition of the trophy came to be played in the year 2004, in England (United Kingdom). The tournament started on 10th September and came to an end on 25th September, stretching over a period of almost two weeks.
ICC Champions Trophy 2004 comprised 12 teams in toto, including the ten test nations, Kenya and USA. In fact, the team of USA made its One Day International debut with the tournament. The 12 teams were divided into four pools (groups), with each pool comprising of 3 teams. They competed in fifteen matches, at three venues in England, namely Edgbaston, The Rose Bowl and The Oval. The final was won by West Indies, after beating England.
- Grour A - Australia, United States, New Zealand
- Grour B - South Africa, West Indies, Bangladesh
- Grour C - India, Pakistan, Kenya
- Grour D - Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, England
Ricky Ponting (captain), Adam Gilchrist, Michael Clarke, Jason Gillespie, Ian Harvey, Matthew Hayden, Brad Hogg, Michael Kasprowicz, Brett Lee, Darren Lehmann, Damien Martyn, Glenn McGrath, Andrew Symonds, Shane Watson.
Rajin Saleh (captain), Mohammad Ashraful, Javed Omar, Nafis Iqbal, Aftab Ahmed, Mushfiqur Rahman, Khaled Mahmud, Khaled Mashud, Mohammad Rafique, Manjural Islam Rana, Tapash Baisya, Tareq Aziz, Nazmul Hossain, Faisal Hossain.
Michael Vaughan (captain), James Anderson, Gareth Batty, Paul Collingwood, Andrew Flintoff, Ashley Giles, Darren Gough, Stephen Harmison, Geraint Jones, Anthony McGrath, Vikram Solanki, Andrew Strauss, Marcus Trescothick, Alex Wharf.
Sourav Ganguly (captain), Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Ajit Agarkar, Dinesh Karthik, Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Ashish Nehra, Irfan Pathan, Rohan Gavaskar.
Steve Tikolo (captain), Kennedy Otieno, Ravindu Shah, Hitesh Modi, Malhar Patel, Thomas Odoyo, Ragheb Aga, Martin Suji, Peter Ongondo, Lameck Onyango, Tony Suji, Maurice Ouma, Josephat Ababu, Brijal Patel.
Stephen Fleming (captain), Nathan Astle, Ian Butler, Chris Cairns, Chris Harris, Hamish Marshall, Brendon McCullum, Craig McMillan, Kyle Mills, Jacob Oram, Michael Papps, Scott Styris, Daryl Tuffey, Daniel Vettori.
Inzamam-ul-Haq (captain), Yasir Hameed, Imran Farhat, Salman Butt, Yousuf Youhana, Younis Khan, Moin Khan, Shoaib Malik, Abdur Razzaq, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Akhtar, Mohammad Sami, Naved-ul-Hasan, Azhar Mahmood.
Graeme Smith (captain), Mark Boucher, Nicky Boje, Alan Dawson, Jean-Paul Duminy, Herschelle Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, Lance Klusener, Makhaya Ntini, Robin Peterson, Shaun Pollock, Jacques Rudolph, Martin van Jaarsveld, Charl Langeveldt.
Marvan Atapattu (captain), Sanath Jayasuriya, Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chaminda Vaas, Farveez Maharoof, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Zoysa, Dilhara Fernando, Saman Jayantha, Avishka Gunawardene, Upul Chandana, Kaushal Lokuarachchi.
United States of America
Richard Staple (captain), Nasir Javed, Charles Reid, Jignesh Desai, Howard Johnson, Ajaz Ali, Mark Johnson, Leon Romero, Naseer Islam, Rohan Alexander, Rashid Zia, Steve Massiah, Clayton Lambert, Donovan Blake.
Brian Lara (captain), Ian Bradshaw, Dwayne Bravo, Courtney Browne, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Corey Collymore, Mervyn Dillon, Chris Gayle, Ryan Hinds, Wavell Hinds, Sylvester Joseph, Ricardo Powell, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Darren Sammy.
Tatenda Taibu (captain), Dion Ebrahim, Brendan Taylor, Mark Vermeulen, Alester Maregwede, Vusi Sibanda, Stuart Matsikenyeri, Tawanda Mupariwa, Mluleki Nkala, Tinashe Panyangara, Douglas Hondo, Edward Rainsford, Elton Chigumbura, Prosper Utseya.
- September 10: New Zealand beat USA
- September 11: India beat Kenya, England beat Zimbabwe
- September 12: South Africa beat Bangladesh
- September 13: Australia beat USA
- September 14: Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe
- September 15: Pakistan beat Kenya, West Indies beat Bangladesh
- September 16: Australia beat New Zealand
- September 18: England beat Sri Lanka
- September 19: Pakistan beat India, West Indies beat South Africa
- September 21: England beat Australia (semi-final)
- September 22: West Indies beat Pakistan (semi-final 2)
- September 25: West Indies beat England (final)
- Most Runs: 261, by Marcus Trescothick (England)
- Most Wickets: 9, Andrew Flintoff (England)
- Player of the Tournament: Ramnaresh Sarwan (West Indies)