Champions Trophy 2025 Qualified Teams, Host Country, Qualification Complete Details: As we approach the ICC World Cup 2023 climax, the bells for the Champions Trophy 2025 have begun to ring. The prestigious event, as the name suggests, will feature the top-ranked One Day International (ODI) teams from all corners of the world. The 2025 Champions Trophy will see the convergence of the top eight cricketing sides at one destination for a blockbuster contest.
The Champions Trophy 2025 is one of the eight men’s tournaments to be held in the seven-year cycle during 2024-31, confirmed the apex cricket board. It also confirmed the qualification scenarios of the event, which has been directly linked with the performance of the teams in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023.
While for some cricket boards, the qualification for the Champions Trophy 2025, has come as a surprise, some even said that they were blindly unaware of the further significance of the ongoing World Cup 2023 in India.
This article will lead you through all the necessary details including – Champions Trophy 2025 Qualified Teams, Host Country, Qualification Complete Details.
Champion Trophy 2025 Host Country
Pakistan was awarded the hosting rights for the Champion Trophy 2025 on November 21, 2021. The Apex Cricket Board locked in on Pakistan as the host country for the event during the 2021 T20 World Cup event. Notably, the ICC tournament will return to Pakistan after almost three decades, having hosted the last ICC event back in 1996.
Champions Trophy 2025 Qualification Scenarios
The qualification for the Champions Trophy 2025 has everything to do with the ongoing World Cup 2023 in India. As per the rules laid down by the International Cricket Council (ICC) back in 2021, the top seven ranked team in the World Cup 2023 Points Table along with Pakistan, as the host nation, will get the direct entry to the Champions Trophy 2025.
The seven top-performing sides at the end of the ICC World Cup 2023 will get their tickets approved for the prestigious tournament scheduled for 2025. Notably, no other ways of qualification, besides the World Cup 2023 points table ranking, have been allowed for the event.
So far, only Team India has managed to confirm their seat in the Champions Trophy 2025 after being the first team to get the semi-final ticket of the ICC World Cup 2023. India defeated Sri Lanka by 302 runs to get a seat in the World Cup 2023 Semi-Finals.
|Team||Qualification||No||Date of Qualification|
|Pakistan||Confirmed as Host||1||November 16, 2021|
|India||Confirmed||2||November 2, 2023|
Champions Trophy 2025 Qualified Teams
Pakistan national men’s side, as the host nation, has qualified for the Champions Trophy 2025 along with Team India, so far. India got a seat in the Champions Trophy 2025 after qualifying for the World Cup 2023 semi-final on November 2nd.
The other teams that are likely to qualify for the event are – South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Afghanistan.
England is currently placed at the bottom of the points table and needs to get into the top eight to get the qualification ticket. Sri Lanka and the Netherlands are also in a similar situation.
Below is the World Cup 2023 Points Table for reference (Updated on November 3, 2023):
It can be noted that South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, and Afghanistan have also qualified for the Champions Trophy 2025, however, official confirmation is yet to come. With two places remaining to fill, Sri Lanka, Netherlands, England and Bangladesh will be contesting
Visit the ICC OFFICIAL WEBSITE for more recent updates.