Jonathan Trott hopes for Champions Trophy final boost

England have been trying for nearly 40 years and 16 previous tournaments to break their duck and success on Sunday could act as a springboard for their defence of the Ashes starting next month.

updated: June 21, 2013 20:59 IST
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Birmingham: Jonathan Trott hopes England's Champions Trophy final against India at Edgbaston on Sunday can lay the platform for the remainder of a successful season.

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Trott, third in the list of the tournament's leading run-scorers with his 209 runs behind only that of India's Shikhar Dhawan (332) and Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara (222), will be looking to help England to their first major one-day international title this weekend.

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