The ICC Champions Trophy is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world of cricket. It has been around for over two decades and has seen some of the best teams in the world compete for the title. In 2002, India and Sri Lanka shared the trophy, making them joint champions of the tournament.
Joint Champions of 2002
The 2002 ICC Champions Trophy was held in Sri Lanka from September 12th to September 28th. The tournament featured eight teams, including India, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Zimbabwe, and the West Indies. India and Sri Lanka were the two strongest teams in the tournament, and they both made it to the final.
The final was a closely contested affair, with India eventually emerging victorious by a narrow margin of 25 runs. However, due to the rain-shortened match, the ICC declared both teams joint champions. It was the first time in the history of the tournament that two teams had shared the trophy.
India and Sri Lanka Share ICC Trophy
The joint win was celebrated by both teams as they had both put in a tremendous effort in the tournament. India had topped the group stage, while Sri Lanka had emerged victorious from the semi-finals. Both teams were worthy champions of the tournament, and the joint win was a fitting reward for their efforts.
The 2002 ICC Champions Trophy was a memorable tournament for both India and Sri Lanka. The joint win was a testament to the strength of both teams, and it served as an inspiration to all aspiring cricketers.
The 2002 ICC Champions Trophy was a special tournament for both India and Sri Lanka. Despite the rain-shortened final, both teams were declared joint champions of the tournament. It was a fitting reward for both teams, and it served as an inspiration to all aspiring cricketers.