Sunday, 18 June 2017

Pakistan thrash India by 180 runs to seal Champions Trophy win



Pakistan produced an incredible display to thrash fierce rivals India and win the Champions Trophy at The Oval.

 
Fakhar Zaman hit a spectacular century to propel Pakistan to 338-4 in the scorching south London sunshine.


Mohammad Amir then tore through the India top order to help reduce the defending champions to 54-5.
India eventually limped to 158, Pakistan winning by 180 runs to take their first global 50-over title since 1992.


Pakistan upset the odds after an opening group game defeat by India to seal an unlikely win

The Pakistan players celebrate after dismantling India's big-hitting batting order

India struggled with the ball but were able to take key wickets at key times




BBC    News.