Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    22.6 he's gone! His partner was ball watching and he has to pay for it! Azhar's one! India have their breakthrough. The Oval erupts. Oh, this is poor from Pakistan. There's always a single there, and Azhar had made sure of it, placing the clip to the left of square leg. And it's India's weak fielder there too - Bumrah. He basically trips over himself and falls on top of the ball. Then has the good sense to pick the right end - the keeper's - and Azhar has to walk off, muttering to himself. 128/1
    33.1 slogged into the air - and brilliantly taken by Jadeja running back from point! Pandya has taken the BIG wicket, Zaman won't be finishing this innings off, he departs for a sparkling maiden ton - and India have a window to get back in and try to burgle the initiative again! Ugly shot, stepping away and trying to smear over the leg side, the ball was pushed a touch wide for that, and it went straight up and down behind square on the off side 200/2
    42.3 the floater does it, chipped to long-off! Babar was moving around his crease, Jadhav continued to dolly the ball up innocuously, no pace on it for the batsman to work with and he sends it straight down the throat of Yuvraj standing on the boundary. No fifty for Babar, and Jadhav's, ahem, efforts pay off again 267/4
    39.4 and he wins over the distance, too! TKO for Malik, who swats an ungainly shot high out towards deep cover for a simple catch! This was short outside off, Malik seemed to be trying to forehand smash it through the off side but sent it ballooning up and over the infield 247/3
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    119.04
    Extras
    25 (lb 9, nb 3, w 13)
    TOTAL
    338/4 (50 Overs, RR: 6.76)
    Fall of wickets: 1-128 (Azhar Ali, 22.6 ov), 2-200 (Fakhar Zaman, 33.1 ov), 3-247 (Shoaib Malik, 39.4 ov), 4-267 (Babar Azam, 42.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    B Kumar1024414.40342210
    JJ Bumrah906807.55228053
    R Ashwin1007007.00254340
    HH Pandya1005315.30285010
    RA Jadeja806708.37168200
    KM Jadhav302719.0030220
  • BATSMEN
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    0.3 you absolute beauty! This is why Pakistan wanted Amir, even a version that only just recovered from a back spasm. The inswing. This scary, sensational, freakish ability to move the ball even on the flattest conditions at searing pace. Rohit is about as ready for this ball as the we are for Bruce Willis to actually go to outer space and drill a hole into an asteroid. #Armageddon. Stuck in the crease, plays around his front pad. Pinned on the knee roll.,Gone 0/1
    8.6 nicked off, It's Amir again! This time with extra bounce! Is there anything he can't do?! The perfect ball. It's a cross-seamer - brilliant thinking - in that off stump corridor. Dhawan loads up the glide to third man, as Amir might have predicted as he held the ball across the seam, willing it to bounce more. And it does. Grazes the outside edge through to Sarfraz who leaps for joy. This is the power of a fast bowler on a mission. They end games in a matter of minutes. 33/3
    2.4 got him next ball. Amir, you legend! He takes flight. He punches the air like it spoke ill of his family. A fit, even a half fit bowler like him is worth tons for a team. This is back of a length, on off stump, and Kohli, looking to move across and flick into the on side gets a leading edge straight to point. Amir makes him play early. Amir sends him back. Amir puts a smile on Pakistan's face. Amir is making The Oval chant his name 6/2
    12.6 huge appeal for lbw, Shadab thinks it is pad first, and it's the sharp-turning leggie as well. Shadab is absolutely certain. He has convinced his captain to review. Replays show that it is pad first. Hits low as well. But Yuvi has a decent stride in. On-field call is not out. But it has to be changed! Ball-tracker shows it will hit middle of middle and the 18-year old has a strike all his own. Made his captain take DRS and then celebrates a vital wicket. 54/4
    13.3 taken by the deep square leg fielder. Dhoni's gone! The leg trap, the short ball trap was set and it's been sprung! There's a quick check for the no-ball. And Hasan's fine. He is better than fine after bowling this short ball, rising up towards Dhoni's ribs, cramping him on middle and leg. The batsman swings hard, and he's a good puller, Dhoni. This time though, he top edges to Imad, running in and diving foward. Hasan pulls out his trademark celebration, the pretend smoke bomb onto the pitch and as the smoke clears he is there, arms spread wide, looking like a proper hero. 54/5
    16.6 top edge and the captain takes it himself at cover! "Yaaaah," he yells feeling a Champions Trophy coming his way. He sees Jadhav shaping to pull a short ball, he loves that it goes straight up, he sends nearly six of his team-mates rushing for the same catch back and takes it himself 72/6
    26.3 mix up! Pandya's run out! He is furious and well he might be... Jadeja played into the covers, not sure if he called but Pandya was well down, his partner had begun to move down the pitch before turning back and the fielder had time to pick his end, throwing to Hasan to complete a simple run-out. Terrible from Jadeja, ball-watching and costing India their last hope 152/7
    27.3 slashed to slip, Pakistan are two away! Jadeja falls on his sword, having impaled Pandya in the previous over, first wicket for Junaid thanks to a sharp catch at wide-ish slip 156/8
    28.1 Hasan gets another, nicked to the keeper! Sarfraz comes charging up in celebration as the umpire sends Ashwin on his way... Shortish outside off, draws a little fiddle from the batsman and the men in green explode again 156/9
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    30.3 dug in, flapped into the air, Sarfraz tears forward and leaps to claim the catch that wins Pakistan the Champions Trophy! Hasan, the tournament's leading wicket-taker, crowns victory with his third and Pakistan haven blown India away by 180 runs! 158/10
    Extras
    3 (lb 2, w 1)
    TOTAL
    158 all out (30.3 Overs, RR: 5.18)
    Fall of wickets: 1-0 (RG Sharma, 0.3 ov), 2-6 (V Kohli, 2.4 ov), 3-33 (S Dhawan, 8.6 ov), 4-54 (Yuvraj Singh, 12.6 ov), 5-54 (MS Dhoni, 13.3 ov), 6-72 (KM Jadhav, 16.6 ov), 7-152 (HH Pandya, 26.3 ov), 8-156 (RA Jadeja, 27.3 ov), 9-156 (R Ashwin, 28.1 ov), 10-158 (JJ Bumrah, 30.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    Mohammad Amir621632.66282000
    Junaid Khan612013.33263010
    Mohammad Hafeez1013013.0023000
    Hasan Ali6.311932.92302000
    Shadab Khan706028.57154400
    Imad Wasim0.30306.0010000
    Fakhar Zaman3.302507.1460200

Match Details

Toss

India , elected to field first

Series result

Pakistan won the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy

Player of the match

Player of the series

Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

10:30 start, First Session 10:30-14:00 Interval 14:00-14:45, Second Session 14:45-18:15

Match days

18 June 2017 (50-over match)

TV Umpires

Reserve Umpire

Match Referee

Match Notes

Big Win!!

180

Margin of victory for Pakistan - Highest for any team in an ICC tournament final. Previously it was Australia versus India at Wanderers in 2003.

Poor Start

5

Most wickets lost for India at the end of 14 overs since Jan 2013 in a fifty over game. Their previous lowest has been 4 wickets on six different occasions.

Champions Trophy Centuries

3

Number of batsmen to score a century for Pakistan in the Champions Trophy. Fakhar Zaman joined Saeed Anwar and Shoaib Malik to achieve this feat.

Long time coming

2003

Last instance of Pakistan openers adding more than 100 for the first wicket in two consecutive matches. This is only the second instance outside Asia.

Chasing to Glory

2013

The only edition in which the team batting first won the Champions Trophy final. The other 5 finals have been won by the chasing team.

India Favourites?

13-2

Head to Head record in favour of India against Pakistan in all ICC tournaments. The last time Pakistan beat India was in the 2009 Champions Trophy

ICC Champions Trophy (ICC KnockOut)

Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
ENG33061.045
BDESH31130.000
AUS3012-0.992
NZ3021-1.058
Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
INDIA32141.370
PAK3214-0.680
SA31220.167
SL3122-0.798