After Pakistan lost toss to India and asked to bat first against their arch-rival in the high-octane final of the Champions Trophy at the Kennington Oval in London, a lot has changed that too positively for Pakistan. However, Virat Kohli and Company is also leaving stone unturned to clinch the coveted title. After winning toss, Indian skipper Virat Kohli had said that they are not taking Pakistan for granted and are looking forward to put their best foot forward.
After India restricted Pakistan to 56/0 in 10 overs, the latter gained momentum in the next 10 overs and finally ended at 114/0 at the end of 20 overs.
Fakhar Zaman completed his 50 and is playing at 51 (60 balls)
Azhar Ali too registered half-century and is playing at 50 (60 balls)
The partnership between the two is of 114 runs
Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed had said that they too would have elected to bowl first had he won the toss, adding that they are looking forward to post more than 300.
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Squads of India and Pakistan: Playing XIs:
India – Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli(c), Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah
Pakistan – Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed(w/c), Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan