PHOTOS: India's road to CT 13 final

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Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013, 16:31 [IST]
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Birmingham, June 22: India will play England in the final of Champions Trophy 2013 here at Edgbaston on Sunday (June 23). India have been unbeaten so far in the tournament with 4 successive wins. India's victorious run started in Cardiff against South Africa in the event's opener on June 6.

History beckons Dhoni in final

Here is India's path to final.

Group Stage (Group B)

June 6: Defeated South Africa by 26 runs

June 11: Beat West Indies by 8 wickets

June 15: Defeated Pakistan by 8 wickets

June 20 (Semi-final): Beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets

India's journey so far in pictures. See the slides below.


Shikhar Dhawan smashes a ton against South Africa

Shikhar Dhawan celebrates his century against South Africa in the tournament opener on June 6. India won the match by 26 runs in Group B.

Shikhar-Rohit Sharma in century partnership against SA

Shikhar and Rohit Sharma were superb at the top of the order. They had a century partnership against South Africa.

Victorious march after the opener

Indian players walk back to the pavilion after winning the game against South Africa in Cardiff.

Shikhar shines again with a ton against West Indies

Shikhar was again the star for India as he struck his second successive century in the tournament. India defeated West Indies by 8 wickets.

Five-star 'Sir' Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja showed his bowling talent with a five-wicket haul against West Indies.

Shikhar and Dinesh Karthik finish the game against WI

Shikhar, unbeaten on 102 and Dinesh Karthik (51 not out) are seen heading back to the change room after winning the game against West Indies by 8 wickets. India chased 234.

Big match and Pakistan are beaten

R Ashwin and his team-mates celebrate a Pakistan wicket at Edgbaston. India won by 8 wickets in a rain-affected game.

Poor batting display by Pakistan

Indian players celebrate Asad Shafiq's dismissal. Pakistan were bowled out for 165 in 40-over match.

Virat Kohli celebrates win against Pakistan

Virat Kohli raises his arms after defeating Pakistan. Dinesh Karthik scored the winning runs.

MS Dhoni bowls against Sri Lanka in semis

India captain MS Dhoni surprised everyone by bowling 4 overs in the semi-final against Sri Lanka. India won by 8 wickets with half centuries from Shikhar and Kohli.

Shikhar continues fine form with bat

Shikhar continued his fine form with the bat by striking a a half century against Sri Lanka. He has 332 runs in 4 games before the final.

India into the final, time to celebrate

Indian batsmen Suresh Raina and Kohli are being congratulated by Sri Lankan players after the end of the match.

Story first published:  Saturday, June 22, 2013, 13:25 [IST]
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