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Tag Archives: Champions Trophy

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

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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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Under performing players should be dropped: Javed Miandad

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ISLAMABAD: Legendary batsman Javed Miandad Thursday wants Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) selectors to under performing players in the Champions Trophy from participating in the ODI squad in future. He urged selectors to monitor those players who keep on playing too many dot balls thus proving a burden on the team ...

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Victory draws praise for Bangladesh

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CARDIFF: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza believes his side can face the future with renewed confidence even if they are denied a semi-final place at the Champions Trophy. The Tigers gave themselves a shot at a last four spot with a stunning five-wicket win over New Zealand in Cardiff on Friday. ...

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