Talat Ali, manager of the Pakistan team during Champions Trophy, revealed that former Indian cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri fired up Pakistan players.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received the winner’s prize money of 230 million rupees from the International Cricket Council. The Sarfraz Ahmed-led side lifted 2017 Champions Trophy after beating arch rivals India in the final at the Oval.
Pakistan defeated India by 180 runs in the final and Rakhi Sawant is clearly still not over the loss. She said in the interview, “The players they partied all night, they drank. Next day how do you expect them to score when their lungs are burning.”
Sarfraz Ahmed’s mentors and benefactors describe him a leader who remains polite and grounded as well as street-smart, and confident. He can hold a tune at parties, though, currently, he’s holding his entire nation spellbound.
India had an impressive tournament till the final of the ICC Champions Trophy as they started off their campaign by thrashing Pakistan by 124 runs and also defeated South Africa and Bangladesh comprehensively to reach into the final of the Champions Trophy.
Fakhar Zaman scored a century in the final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final against India which helped his team win by 180 runs and clinch the title. Zaman said that he was disappointed to see MS Dhoni’s reaction after his century.
Batting on three runs, Fakhar Zaman was caught behind off Jasprit Bumrah but the Indian seamer had overstepped to give the Pakistani opener a lifeline. And he made the most of the second bite at the cherry by scoring 114 runs.
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has directed the management of Samaa TV to apologise to captain Sarfraz Ahmed and viewers for airing comments made by Aamer Sohail during Pakistan’s Champions Trophy match against Sri Lanka.
From chants of “Pakistan zindabad, Hindustan zindabad” to “We love India, we love Pakistan” — these fans clearly were far from upset. The video, shared on Facebook page Voice of Ram, has got over 56,000 shares in a short span of time and is going viral.
Bangladesh Cricket Board physician Monirul Amin said Rubel underwent surgery today and would need four to six weeks off to recover. The incident occurred after Bangladesh’s semi-final clash with India in the ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham.
Virat Kohli’s troops suffered a defeat against Pakistan after being bundled out for 158 runs while chasing a mammoth target of 339. Zaman smashed his maiden hundred during Pakistan’s 338 and the team lifted their maiden Champions Trophy title.
Champions Trophy win over India, not only helped Pakistan improve their ICC ODI rankings but also helped them collect a whopping prize of USD 2.2 million. India, on the other hand, had to settle for USD 1.1 million.
Champions Trophy-winning cricketers receive a grand welcome upon their return as fans throng
airports and their hometowns across the country.
Amid caustic remarks on social media, there is a Facebook post that’s creating waves with its words of love and friendship.
The similarity between the World Cup and the Champions Trophy – two 50 over events – has led to ICC going back to the drawing board. The governing body has also cited the popularity of T20 cricket for their reconsideration.