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Pakistan to take on India in Champions Trophy final today

Pakistan to take on India in Champions Trophy final today
June 18, 2017

PESHAWAR, 18 June: Pakistan will face arch rivals India in the final of Champions Trophy at the Oval today (Sunday).

The match will begin at 2:30pm (PST). Pakistan Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed said Muhammad Aamir, who did not play semi-final against England due to back injury, has been declared fit to play the final match. Fahim Ashraf or Roman Raees may replace Shadab Khan in today’s match.

A lot of enthusiasm could be seen in both the countries ahead of the match which is termed as mother of all contests by the fans and experts. India have already defeated Pakistan by 124 runs in the league match of the tournament, and most experts say India will be favourites going into the game as their team is very strong on paper. However, experts also believe that Pakistan in their current form can beat any side in the world.

The captain and coach have asked the team to play attacking game without any pressure.

Weather is expected to remain clear during the match.


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