Whenever there is a match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan, in every sport, especially Cricket, people in both countries stick to their televisions throughout the match. People from both the countries think their team should win the match, no matter who wins the match, people enjoy the game between the two countries.
In the final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 between India and Pakistan, Pakistan team played some fearless brand of cricket and dominated India right from the word go. Despite India having a great record against Pakistan in ICC tournaments, Pakistan turned it to their side by exhibiting good cricket in both batting and bowling.
They were really in the game and right on the money to extract the goodness on the blade of grass. The young batsman Fakhar Zaman scored 114 and is the Man of the Match. Whereas Hasan Ali is the named the Player of the series for bagging 13 wickets in the tournament. Shikhar Dhawan continued his slick flow of runs even in this Champions Trophy and is the leading run scorer with 338 runs.
People think India and Pakistan are the arch-rivals, but after seeing this video, you never say it again. After the match, there are two catchy phrases that struck the minds of the cricket fraternity. One is that “Cricket is my reason for living” and the other one is “Rivals on the pitch, friends off the pitch”. These two phrases seem to comply with the result of the match.
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Ranking the last team in the points out of eight countries that qualified to the Champions Trophy, Pakistan believed that they can win the trophy after when they floundered to kick-start the tournament with a win.
The Green Shirts won the game by 180 runs which is the highest ever in terms of wins for them in the ICC Champions Trophy final and became the third team to win all the ICC events (ODI World Cup, World T20 and Champions Trophy) after West Indies and India.