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

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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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Pakistan rout India to win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title

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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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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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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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Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets

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LONDON: Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 contest at The Oval on Thursday. Chasing the 322-run total, Sri Lanka reached the target with ease and lost just seven wickets in the process. This result makes Group B wide open as now the winner ...

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Kohli steers India to victory over Pakistan

BIRMINGHAM: India captain Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 81 to spur his side to a crushing 124-run victory over rivals Pakistan in a rain-shortened Champions Trophy Group B clash on Sunday. Kohli’s master-class from 68 balls helped India post 319 for three in their 48 overs in a match interrupted ...

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Indian cricket players reportedly INTIMIDATED by coach Kumble

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MUMBAI: India’s campaign for Champions Trophy has begun under a cloud of discontent within the dressing room with the captain, and possibly a few other senior players, expressing a lack of confidence in their head coach. Speculation had been rife ever since the BCCI chose not to automatically extend the ...

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Junaid Khan confident of dismissing Virat Kohli

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KARACHI: Pakistan fast-bowler Junaid Khan has his eyes set on Indian skipper Virat Kohli when the two arch-rivals clash in their Champions Trophy opener on June 4. While Kohli is one of the finest batsmen in the world, Junaid is understandably confident of dismissing the right-hander considering his track record ...

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Pakistan can beat India in Champions Trophy: Inzamam

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BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has insisted that Pakistan’s target in the upcoming Champions Trophy is not only to beat India but also to win the coveted trophy. Pakistan, to be captained by wicketkeeper-batsman Sarfraz Ahmed, will lock horns with India in their first match of the ...

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