Pakistan defeat India to win Champions Trophy

India v Pakistan

Amir bowled Pakistan to a shock victory over India in the Champions Trophy Final at The Kia Oval yesterday - less than five miles from his darkest moment as a sportsman.

Pakistani cricket fans cheer as they watch on screen the Champions Trophy final between Pakistan and India, on June 18, 2017.

They were eventually dismissed for 158, with 19.3 overs to spare.

Arthur, had few doubts the left-armer would deliver on his abundant talent, even if he had missed the semi-final win against England with a back injury.

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed added: "After the India match in the group stage, I told the players the tournament hadn't finished yet".

Amir, whose career was almost ended on the other side of London's River Thames by a ban and jail sentence for his involvement in a spot-fixing scan during a 2010 Test at Lord's, made a brilliant comeback after a back spasm forced him out of the semi-final victory over England.

"We can be very proud of that as a unit and we leave here with our heads held high because we understand the kind of expectations and pressures we face as a team".

India still had three wickets in hand but the deafening cheers from the Pakistan fans made clear that the end was nigh. "We can not take anyone lightly but they were more intense and passionate on the day", Kohli said at the post-match presentation ceremony, as quoted by ESPNcricinfo. He has always been world-class, a big-match player.

Moto C Plus with 4000mAh battery launched in India: Specs, price, availability
This phone offers connectivity features of 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and FM Radio. It is a completely new phone lineup, debuted earlier last month , and supplements the existing Moto E lineup of devices.

Zaman was batting on four when he edged one to MS Dhoni before the umpires checked that bowler Jasprit Bumhrah had over stepped.

Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman was picked as Dhawan's opening partner after the youngster aggregated 252 runs in four matches at an impressive strike-rate of 113.

"I think it'll be massive (for Pakistan cricket)", Arthur said.

India have done well chasing down targets so captain Virat Kohli opted to put his rivals in to bat first. "Furthermore, the terrorists can not win and cricket must not give up on Pakistan", Clarke had said. The duo began cautiously and went three overs without a boundary. "Ben Stokes has emerged as one of, if not, the best all-rounders in the world". Yuvraj Singh seemed timid and slow.

The only bright spot for India was the performance of Pandya, who clubbed six sixes in a thrilling counter-attack before being run out in a mix-up with Ravindra Jadeja.

He would have been run out for one if Kedar Jadhav's throw from cover had hit and he was caught behind off a Bumrah no-ball on three.

But the run-out Pakistan's openers had threatened arrived when Fakhar's failure to respond to Azhar's call saw the former ODI captain fall by a distance. It was after Ali's dismissal in the 23rd over, for a 71-balll 59 - via a run out, that Zaman - playing his fourth worldwide innings, switched gears and set Pakistan on course for a sizable total.

Pakistan have been starved of global cricket in their own country since an attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in 2009, forcing them to play their "home" series at neutral venues and Mohammad Hafeez, who made an unbeaten 57 off 37 balls, said the win was for the Pakistan public.

Related News:

  • Lead Found in 20% of Baby Food Including Juices: Environmental Group

    Lead Found in 20% of Baby Food Including Juices: Environmental Group

    This type of plot gives a ballpark idea of the percentage of the baby food being sold in the USA for certain levels of lead . After this the organization went on to look at data from the FDA's Total Diet Study and check for lead in foods for kids.
    USA  seeks to keep communication with Russian Federation  over Syria ongoing - White House

    USA seeks to keep communication with Russian Federation over Syria ongoing - White House

    Russian Federation condemned the US latest strike against a Syrian aircraft, calling it a "flagrant violation of worldwide law". Russia, a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, has been providing an air cover to the government's offensive since 2015.
    62 die in forest fire still raging in Portugal

    62 die in forest fire still raging in Portugal

    Modi condoles loss of lives: PRIME Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the loss of lives in the forest fires in Portugal . Portugal has suffered high temperatures that have reached 40 degrees Celsius (104 degress Fahrenheit) in recent days.
  • Korea: US Nuke Envoy's N. Korea Visit was Purely Humanitarian

    Korea: US Nuke Envoy's N. Korea Visit was Purely Humanitarian

    After a brief trial broadcast by North Korean state television, Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years in prison and hard labor. But efforts to persuade North Korea to release the men now held had not been successful until Warmbier's release Tuesday.
    UK moves to ease tensions after van attack on London Muslims

    UK moves to ease tensions after van attack on London Muslims

    On May 22, a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert by American pop singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England. London mayor Sadiq Khan said that "while this appears to target a specific community, it was also an attack on shared values".
    Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5

    Congressional Baseball game has tender moments, day after shooter injures 5

    Congressional aide Zach Barth was the fourth person hit and is also expected to make a full recovery, NPR's Vanessa Romo reports . The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital says he is more responsive and speaking with family.
  • 79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire

    79 people presumed dead in London tower block fire

    Residents who survived said they warned the building's manager about fire hazards for years but were ignored, Vigliotti reported . British Prime Minister Theresa May herself had come in for a barrage of criticism over her own response to the disaster.
    US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

    US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

    Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his back yard with his family". The gunman, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson , died of wounds he sustained during a shootout with police.
    LeBron James: 'I want to win just as bad' as Warriors do

    LeBron James: 'I want to win just as bad' as Warriors do

    The only suspense left is whether LeBron James and the Cavs will be able to take a game in the series. So at the end of the day, I want to win just as bad as they do. "We've got one more to go".
  • Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

    Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

    Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57) dismissed England's attack to all parts of Sophia Gardens in an opening stand of 118. England collapsed to 211 all out, with no batsman making a fifty in an innings where they could not manage a single six.
    Sharing Wi-Fi password just got easier with iOS 11

    Sharing Wi-Fi password just got easier with iOS 11

    Developers of those apps should take note of the situation and update their apps if they want to keep them in a working situation. Apparently, iOS 11 users can add the screen capture shortcut instead of flashlight, camera, clock or calculator.
    LG G6 Plus Gets Official

    LG G6 Plus Gets Official

    Both will have all black faces framing the FullVision display and a lenticular film on the back to create an " optical " effect. What's more, there will be a brand new pair or B&O Play earphones in the box to bring out the best in the phone's hi-res audio.


Most liked

Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation
Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Mr Comey gave evidence last week that he also felt pressured to drop the Flynn probe.

List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter
More than $1 million has been raised for Congressional Sports for Charity so far, the game's organizers announced. Scalise is said to be somewhat responding to medical staff and family, according to the doctors.

LeBron James throws wild bash for son's 10th birthday
LeBron James' boys wished their dad a Happy Father's Day and let him know who they think is the best basketball player in the NBA .

Death toll from London inferno rises to 58
They said they were kept in the dark and repeatedly given incorrect assurances that accommodation had been found for residents. The blaze tore through all floors of the building and took more than 200 firefighters 24 hours to bring it under control.

Rumour: €70m striker keen on Liverpool move
Sky Sports are reporting that Manchester City are ready to enter the race for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Aubameyang's renewed availability, though, could be the reason for a real tussle on the transfer front this summer.

Amir, Fakhar lead Pakistan to Champions Trophy triumph
Pandya did provide a little hope with his 76 runs helping take the reigning champions from 72-6 to 152-7. Within three overs, however, their reply was in tatters as Amir produced a devastating spell of bowling.

Tiger Shroff Munna Michael Trailer Out-Looks Like An Entertainer
Clarifying about the rumors of the rift between him and director Sabbir Khan, Tiger said that he had started his career with him. Tiger is all set to make us feel nostalgia about the "King of Pop" Michael Jackson by showing off his kind of dance moves.

The President Is Not Under Investigation: Trump Attorney
Schiff said Trump, his legal team and his supporters were trying to discredit the special counsel and his investigation. Earlier on Friday, Trump said he was being investigated for firing former FBI Director James Comey .

Apple Music adds $99 annual subscription option, saving users $20/year
That's almost $21 less than what you'd pay over the course of a year with a typical $9.99 monthly subscription to the service. The move could help Apple lock in a more loyal set of subscribers as it battles Spotify for dominance over the space.

Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation over Comey firing
He had likened the appointment of the special counsel with the "single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history". Trump's strategy for tweeting about what has become an obstruction of justice investigation focused on him is unclear.

To North Korea and back: Otto Warmbier's strange, sad trip
In the end, he spent 17 months in North Korea before he was released and returned to the United States by a medical aircraft. The North is now holding three other U.S. citizens. "A fabulous young man", said Jenni McCauley, a Wyoming councilwoman.

Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia launch joint maritime patrols
"The rest, based on information we are getting, are blending in with refugees to get out", Reuters cited Indonesian military chief Gatot Nurmantyo as saying.

M'sian among four foreign inmates in Bali jailbreak
Davidson was jailed for a year last September after he was found guilty of misusing a travel document belonging to someone else. Details are still sketchy of exactly how the escape went down and the four escapees are still on the run.

Rodman returns from 'really good' North Korea trip
One such unmentioned warning was "unduly harsh sentences for actions that would not be considered crimes in the United States". The confusion over Warmbier's injury is further complicated by the ambiguity over the grounds of his release.

Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting
Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. But a day later, Trump was already tweeting again about "crooked Hillary" and the email scandal that plagued her 2016 campaign.