England v India in cricket final

England are looking to upset the odds by beating India in the final of the Champions Trophy in Edgbaston.

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International cricket final a wash out in Warwickshire

The covers have been on at Edgbaston since first thing this morning
The covers have been on at Edgbaston since first thing this morning Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.

The ICC Champions Trophy Final at Edgbaston, Birmingham is yet to get under way after wet weather postponed play.

The two teams of England and India did take to the pitch to sing the national anthems first thing this morning, but they have been sheltering from the rain since then.

Fans have taken shelter in doors away from the wet weather
Fans have taken shelter in doors away from the wet weather Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.
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Cricket fans don't let the rain spoil their party

India fans appeal to the weather as play is delayed
India fans appeal to the weather as play is delayed Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Cricket fans have not let the bad weather spoil their party at the one day international between England and India at Edgbaston. Rain has delayed the start of play in Warwickshire.

Many fans have come in fancy dress and are still enjoying the party atmosphere
Many fans have come in fancy dress and are still enjoying the party atmosphere Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire
Others have sought shelter while waiting for the teams to take the field
Others have sought shelter while waiting for the teams to take the field Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

ICC Trophy Final in Birmingham today

England have never won a world 50-over event Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Birmingham is hosting the final of one of the world's biggest cricket tournaments today.

England are taking on India in the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston.

For bosses at the stadium, it is chance to show off its recent £32million refurbishment.

Alastair Cook hoping England will consign their ODI trophy hoodoo to history Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Alastair Cook's men will be taking on a side who are unbeaten in the tournament so far.

India thrashed Sri Lanka by eight wickets to make the final.

Meanwhile, England earned their place with a convincing win over South Africa.