Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli bats during the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston in Birmingham

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli bats during the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston in Birmingham

Former Captain extolled the young opener Fakhar Zaman whose 114 runs helped Pakistan to make 338/4, adding that he made three consecutive 50s in three matches for Pakistan.

The caption of the photo read, 'Pakistan supporters burst crackers in downtown Srinagar to celebrate Pakistan cricket team's victory over India in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday'.

India captain Virat Kohli on Monday defended his decision to bowl on a flat track and said a lucky reprieve for centurion Fakhar Zaman proved to be a costly one in the Champions Trophy final against Pakistan.

After India had won the toss, Fakhar, on three, was caught by wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni off a Jasprit Bumrah no-ball and the 27-year-old left-hander took full advantage to make his first worldwide century.

The whole country rejoiced the win over Pakistan in hockey was hours later the celebrations were cut short the famed Indian batting lineup completely disintegrated.

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India skipper Virat Kohli continued to top the ODI batsmen's list followed by Australia's David Warner, South Africa's AB de Villiers and England's Joe Root. "They outplayed us. They were more intense and more passionate". "It has been an ultra-quick turnaround from no-hopers to champions for the Pakistan players and the manner in which the team won the match was really impressive", Afridi wrote in his column for the ICC's official website.

For a country that has not played global cricket at home against any top cricketing nation, the Champions Trophy triumph was necessary to "identify their heroes", feels Pakistan's chief coach Mickey Arthur.

Specifically pointing out the performance of Fakhar Zaman, Shadab Khan and Hasan Ali, Sarfraz said he was quite glad with the way they performed in the tournament and guided Pakistan to victory.

Dhaka: An Indian cricket fan from Jamalpur in Bangladesh has committed suicide after his favourite teams crushing defeat to Pakistan in the 2017 Champions Trophy, a media report said. "Look, I am not being smart after the event, but here, the conditions suited the batsmen and the Indian side have quality batsmen", said Lloyd, who knows a thing or two about big-ticket finals.

According to a spokesman of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), the players will return to their respective cities. The spinners were clueless on a good batting wicket, India's bowling is incomplete short of fifth specialist bowler. "We will learn from our mistakes".

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