ICC Champions Trophy final: India favourites but time to change history, says Alastair Cook

England have not won a major ODI title, losing three World Cup finals and the 2004 Champions Trophy final.

updated: June 22, 2013 18:47 IST
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Birmingham: A relaxed England dressing room spent much of Saturday's afternoon watching the Australia versus British and Irish Lions rugby Test in Brisbane. On a rainy morning, when the team trained indoors, this hi-profile rugby clash seemingly grabbed more attention than Sunday's ICC Champions Trophy final against India.

Never having won a major global 50-over event ever, England are quietly confident going into Sunday's grand finale. "I have never seen the dressing room so relaxed. But without a doubt, the boys are hungry, said England skipper Alastair Cook.

Cook said India were favourites but England were raring to go on what will be a big day for the home team. Speaking to the media here on Saturday, Cook said this was England's best chance to win a major 50-over ICC tournament.

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