The 2004 ICC Champions Trophy was played in England. Twelve teams competed for the cricket trophy. All test nations along with Kenya and USA participated in the tournament. The three venues for the tournament were Edgbaston, The Rose Bowl and The Oval. The 2004 ICC Champions Trophy was bagged by the West Indies. The tournament was played from September 10 to September 25.
All participating teams in the cricket tournament were split into four pools. Pool A members were Australia, New Zealand and United States. Pool B members were South Africa, West Indies and Bangladesh. Pool C members were Pakistan, India and Kenya. Pool D members were Sri Lanka, England and Zimbabwe.
On September 10, New Zealand 347-4 (50 overs) defeats USA 137 all out (42.4 overs). England vs Zimbabwe match is stopped when England is 198-5 in 38 overs. The play would be resumed on September 11.
On September 11, India 290-4 (50 over) trounced Kenya 192-7 (50 over). England vs Zimbabwe match was resumed. England made 299-7 in 50 overs while Zimbabwe were 147 all out in 39 overs.
On September 12, South Africa 94-1 (17.4 overs) beat Bangladesh 93 all out.
On September 13, Australia 66-1 (7.5 overs) got better of USA 65 (24 overs)
On September 14, Sri Lanka 195-6 (43.5 overs) went ahead of Zimbabwe 191 (49.1 overs). Pakistan v Kenya is interrupted by rain. The game would resume on September 15.
On September 15, Pakistan 95-3 (18.4 overs) thrash Kenya 94 (32 overs). West Indies 269-3 (50 overs) bundles out Bangladesh 131 (39.3 overs).
On September 16, Australia 199-3 (37.2 overs) zoom ahead New Zealand 198-9 (50 overs).
On September 17, England v Sri Lanka match is interrupted by rain. Play to be resumed on September 18.
On September 18, South Africa made 246 for 6 in allotted 50 overs when rain stopped play. Game would resume on September 19. In another match of England versus Sri Lanka, England 251-7 (50 overs) beat Sri Lanka 95-5 (24 overs). The target for Sri Lanka was revised using Duckworth-Lewis method.
On September 19, Pakistan 201-7 (49.2 overs) defeat India 200 all out (49.5 overs) in a thrilling match. In another resumed match, West Indies 249-5 (48.5 overs) trounce South Africa 246-6 (50 overs).
On September 21, England 262-4 (46.3 overs) defeated Australia 259-9 (50 overs).
On September 22, West Indies 132-3 (28.1 overs) trounced 131 all out (38.2 overs).
The final of the cricket event was played on September 25. West Indies 218/8 (48.5 overs) got past England 217 all out (49.4 overs) to become the champions.
Here is full account of ICC Champions Trophy 2004 including the winner, format, pool matches and finals.