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Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

Champions Pakistan climb to No 6 in ODI rankings

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 18:  Pakistan lift the ICC Champions Trophy after beating India during ICC Champions Trophy Final between India and Pakistan at The Kia Oval on June 18, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

LONDON: Pakistan’s stunning title-winning triumph in the Champions Trophy has catapulted them to number six in the One-day International rankings. The triumphant team’s players have also made significant gains in the individual rankings following a 180-run victory over India in the final. According to the latest ICC rankings announced on ...

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Sarfraz proud as Fakhar and Hasan join him in ICC’s team of tournament


LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said being named skipper of the International Cricket Council’s team of the Champions Trophy was the “perfect icing on the cake” of his side’s stunning title triumph. Sarfraz’s side thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs in a remarkable final The Oval having been the lowest ...

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Victorious Pakistan team returns home to hero’s welcome


LONDON/KARACHI: Even after the special convoy escorting Sarfraz Ahmed from the airport got within sight of his Karachi home in the early hours of the morning, it took the Pakistan captain nearly a half-hour to get from the vehicle to his house as a throng of adoring cricket fans clamored ...

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CT 2017 win: Mirwaiz, Erdogan congratulate Pakistan

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 18:  Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed celebrates with Shadab Khan after catching out Kedar Jadhav of India during the ICC Champions Trophy Final between India and Pakistan at The Kia Oval on June 18, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

ANKARA/SRINAGAR: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and separatist leader in Jammu and Kashmir Mirwaiz Umar Farooq have congratulated the nation after Pakistan’s maiden Champions Trophy win in 2017 on Sunday. Fireworks all around, feels like an early Eid here. Better team took the day. Congratulations team #Pakistan — Mirwaiz Umar ...

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How Bollywood stars and Indian fans reacted to Pakistan win


LONDON: The Pakistan cricket team on Sunday, came out on top with a commendable all-round performance as they defeated the boys in blue – Team India by 180 runs at The Oval to lift their maiden Champions Trophy title. In a country where Cricket is a religion, there were mixed ...

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Bank Chor: Riteish film to suffer due to India vs Pakistan match

Bank Chor- Riteish Deshmukh

MUMBAI: The latest offering Bank Chor from Yash Raj Films is another disappointment after its previous venture Meri Pyaari Bindu failed to stir people’s interest. The audience which was expecting a light-hearted, comedy film from Bank Chor starring Riteish Deshmukh is visibly not interested as the film kept ticket buyers away ...

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Champions Trophy: Hassan Ali named player of the tournament

Pakistan's Hasan Ali holds up his award for the Golden Ball winner at the presentation after the ICC Champions Trophy final cricket match between India and Pakistan at The Oval in London on June 18, 2017.
Pakistan thrashed title-holders India by 180 runs to win the Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday.
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LONDON: Fast bowler Hassan Ali was named player of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 after he bowled Pakistan to its maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at The Oval. Sunday’s 181 runs victory over traditional rival India was also Pakistan’s first title in a 50-over tournament since winning the ICC Cricket ...

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Pakistan rout India to win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title


OVAL: Pakistan completed a stunning turnaround by thrashing arch-rivals India by 180 runs to claim their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at the Oval. Sarfraz Ahmed’s side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed ...

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