ICC Champions Trophy is one of the most coveted tournaments in cricket as it is played among the best of the cricket playing nations once in every four years.
Also dubbed as mini world cup, all the participating teams give their best and have always featured the best talent in the world since its inception in the late 1990s. The likes of Australia and India have managed to win it twice in the last seven editions and the tournament has so far seen six different winners.
The 2017 edition will yet again see eight best teams clashing against each other in the major event in England as they look to take the prized trophy back to their home. Bangladesh is set to make their debut into the tournament for the first time as they growing on a consistent basis in the ODI format.
Champions Trophy has proved to be the stage for some stellar knocks and incredible spells over the decades. To top the strike rating of any tournament would mean that player is among the elite clean hitters of the game and here we look at the top 5 batsmen with the highest strike rate in the history of Champions Trophy.
#5. Jonathan Trott- 91.60
Termed as a test batsman, Jonathan Trott had worked hard to get into the limited overs team as he soon became an important player for England across all three formats.
Trott has played only one Champions Trophy edition in 2o13 but was their go-to man in the tournament as he amassed an impressive 229 runs in just 5 innings to help England reach the finals. He has achieved those runs at a staggering strike rate of 91.60.
Quite a surprise start to the list as he is not subbed as a great hitter of the cricket ball.
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May 30, 2017 at 02:22PM