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Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

Video: Among experts, only Ramiz predicts Pakistan-India final

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LONDON: In a question about ICC finalists, Pakistani commentator Ramiz Raja was the only one among all experts who predicted correctly. He predicted that Pakistan and India will reach the final of the tournament. “Pakistan will win the final,” he added. In reply of question by West Indian Ian Bishop, ...

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Azhar Ali should build innings like Amla: says Misbah

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BIRMINGHAM: Former Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has asked opening batsman Azhar Ali to watch Hashim Amla and try to build his innings like the South African opener. “He (Azhar) should try to play in gaps and focus on his timing. It is not necessary you have to hit the ball with force. ...

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Hasan Ali expresses determination to win CT final against India

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BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s young medium-fast bowler Hasan Ali on Friday has appealed the cricket lovers to pray for the victory of Pakistan against India in Champions Trophy final. In his recent video message, Hasan Ali thanked the people for their love and support and also expressed determination in winning the champions ...

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Pakistan turnaround has been magnificent: Kohli

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BIRMINGHAM: Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli paid tribute to Pakistan’s “magnificent turnaround” after his Champions Trophy title-holders booked a place in the final against their arch-rivals. Kohli’s men overwhelmed Bangladesh by nine wickets at Edgbaston on Thursday, a day after Pakistan had seen off England by eight wickets in ...

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Pakistan always produces competitive cricketers: Kapil Dev

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MUMBAI: Former Indian captain Kapil Dev praised Pakistan’s performance in Champions Trophy 2017, particularly their win against England in the first semi-final of the tournament. “Despite there being hardly any local cricket matches in the country, Pakistan has managed to produce extremely competitive cricketers,” he said. “The situation in Pakistan is ...

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India eases past Bangladesh, sets up fiery final against Pakistan

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LONDON: India have secured their place in the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan after comfortably defeating Bangladesh. India chased the target with ease, making 265 runs in 40.1 overs with nine wickets in hand. Opening India’s batting account, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan gave India a strong start with an ...

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Champions Trophy: Fakhar wants to face India in final

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CARDIFF: Young batting sensation Fakhar Zaman, who has helped transform Pakistan into a fearsome team in a matter of just a few days, cannot wait to unleash his power hitting in the Champions Trophy finale on Sunday. The aggressive opener, when asked about who he wanted to face in the ...

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Unpredictable Pakistan crush Unbeatable England to reach final

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Hasan Ali had Jonny Bairstow caught at deep square leg, England v Pakistan, Champions Trophy, 1st semi-final, Cardiff, June 14, 2017 Pakistan made history on Wednesday after they qualified for the final of the Champions Trophy for the first time in history, beating hosts England in the semifinal at Cardiff. ...

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England skipper Morgan rated Pakistan as a dangerous side

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CARDIFF: England captain Eoin Morgan has said his side cannot be complacent against Pakistan as the boys in green can be a dangerous opponent on their day. Talking to media at Cardiff ahead of England’s semi-final in ICC Champions Trophy against Pakistan, Morgan hinted that Jason Roy may be dropped ...

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Pakistan striving for consistency against England, says Arthur

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur and Sarfraz Ahmed during the press conference

LONDON: A year into his job as Pakistan coach, Mickey Arthur is still no closer to removing the inconsistency that dogs the national team. In fact, he may be starting to embrace it. “Sometimes that’s our strength, our unpredictability,” said Arthur, a South African who joked that he has been ...

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