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  • Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan exile

    June 19, 2017 6:46 AM 9

    LONDON: Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he hoped his side’s stunning 180-run Champions Trophy final win over arch-rivals India would be a catalyst for the full return of international cricket to his homeland. Bottom-ranked Pakistan produced a breathtaking display at London’s Oval on Sunday in the climax of a tournament featuring the world’s top eight

  • Surreal Pakistani performance in the CT final dazzles the world

    June 19, 2017 6:45 AM 4

    The stage is set: Pakistan vs India in the final of the Champions Trophy. Mother of all contests. For the Indian captain Virat Kohli,“it is just another game”. According to Wasim Akram, it is poised to be a “battle of nerves” between two countries that were once one. Ex-Indian captain Saurav Ganguly gives India a 73% winning chance. The bookies somewhat

  • How India awoke a sleeping giant

    June 19, 2017 5:31 AM 9 1

    KARACHI: On October 3, 2015 Pakistan lost to Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club and fell to ninth in the International Cricket Council rankings. Had that defeat taken place just three days earlier, Pakistan would have failed to qualify for the Champions Trophy. It took some smart fixture manoeuvring by the Pakistan Cricket Board to ensure that Pakistan

  • Arthur eager for World XI visit to Pakistan after Champions Trophy triumph

    June 19, 2017 5:18 AM 10

    LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said he hoped a proposed World XI visit to the country later this year went ahead after his side served notice of their enduring talent with a stunning Champions Trophy final win over India. Bottom-ranked Pakistan produced a breathtaking display at London´s Oval on Sunday to inflict a 180-run defeat upon arch rivals

  • Virat Kohli defends Hardik Pandya's reaction after his dismissal

    June 19, 2017 4:13 AM 5

    Indian skipper Virat Kohli has defended Hardik Pandya's action after his unfortunate dismissal in the final against Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Sarfraz's army defeated Team India in the finals and went on to lift the title for the first time in the history of the tournament. The Indian skipper credited Pandya for his innings and said that he completely

  • Pak-India final brings Lahore to a standstill

    June 19, 2017 4:01 AM 8

    LAHORE: A Pakistan-India cricket match is taking place, but the city wears a deserted look instead of a festive one. Unsurprising, as the sweltering heat would have forced viewers to melt faster than the Indian batting line-up. Only at a few places large screens had been installed in areas such as Garden Town and Barkat Market. “The final match between

  • Pakistan's 'pressure' got to India, says Kohli

    June 19, 2017 2:19 AM 9

    LONDON: Indian captain Virat Kohli said the pressure created by Pakistan's bowlers proved too much for his title-holders to handle in a stunning 180-run Champions Trophy final defeat at The Oval. After Kohli won the toss and, surprisingly, opted to field first, Pakistan posted an imposing total of 338 for four featuring Fakhar Zaman's maiden one-day

  • We are the champions

    June 19, 2017 2:15 AM 8

    n Pakistan crush India to lift ICC trophy n Fakhar’s heroics yield historic 339-run target n Aamir’s burst forces India to collapse at 158 LONDON - Pakistan completed an incredible run from No. 8 in the ICC ODI rankings to win its maiden ICC Champions Trophy title, with an 180-run annihilation of India at The Oval Sunday. Equally importantly, it also got the monkey

  • Fung claims maiden Asian title at Queen’s Cup

    June 19, 2017 12:00 AM 1

    BANGKOK: Malaysia´s Nicholas Fung clinched his first Asian Tour title at the Queen´s Cup in Thailand on Sunday with a solid putt on the 18th hole that sealed his one-shot victory. The triumph marked a career breakthrough for Fung, who had failed to achieve a top-10 finish in the previous eight tournaments this season. The slight 27-year-old carded a steady

  • Fung claims maiden Asian crown

    June 19, 2017 12:00 AM 3

    BANGKOK: Malaysia’s Nich-olas Fung clinched his first Asian Tour title at the Queen’s Cup in Thailand on Sunday with a solid putt on the 18th hole that sealed his one-shot victory. The triumph marked a career breakthrough for Fung, who had failed to achieve a top-10 finish in the previous eight tournaments this season. The slight 27-year-old carded a steady