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Match Day

950dJarrod Kimber in Cardiff

Panicstan embrace the chaos

Just as Pakistan and their fans seemed about to dissolve into a nerve-induced puddle, Sri Lanka decided to outdo them

950dAlagappan Muthu

Amir pulls off double duty in style

He had bowled one of the spells of the tournament and then Pakistan stumbled so spectacularly that he had to pull off heroics with the bat too

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Five drops that cost Sri Lanka

Fielding errors at crucial times were one of the major reasons Sri Lanka failed to make the knockout stage of the 2017 Champions Trophy

950dAndrew McGlashan in Cardiff

'Soft dismissals a concern' - Sarfraz

Pakistan will find time to address concerns about their middle order despite the joy of overcoming Sri Lanka to progress to the knockout stage

951dJarrod Kimber

Degrees of unpredictability for Pakistan and Sri Lanka

Pakistan head into Monday's match with their tag of unpredictability the most predictable thing about them. Their opposition, Sri Lanka, have their own variable performances to contend with as they seek a spot in the semi-final


Captain leads to victory


No. of instances of a Pakistan captain scoring 50+ in a successful chase in ICC ODI tournaments - Sarfraz is the first. Prev best: Imran Khan's 44 v NZ in 1992 SF.

Malik's milestone


No. of ODIs for Shoaib Malik. He becomes the 10th player to appear in 250 ODIs for Pakistan.

Pacers' day


Instances of Pak fast bowlers taking all 10 wickets in an ODI, including today. Also, this is the first time since 2013 4 Pak bowlers took 2+ wickets in an ODI.

Brilliant Junaid


Last time a Pakistan bowler delivered 3 or more maidens in an ODI, before Junaid Khan in this game. Afridi had bowled that many in his figures of 7/12 against WI.

Quick wickets


Runs for which SL lost 4 wickets - 4th to 7th - from 161/3 to 167/7, for 23 balls. Earlier they had lost their 2nd and 3rd wickets in a span of 3 balls.

Consistent Dickwella


No. of fifties for Niroshan Dickwella in last six ODI innings, including today. He has gone scored 25 or more in 6 of his last 7 innings.

Looks promising


Faheem Ashraf's figures in his last list-A game, before making ODI debut today. Today he got Chandimal dismissed for duck in his 3rd over.

Advantage Pakistan


Pak's win-loss record against Sri Lanka in ICC ODI tournaments, before this game. The only time they lost was in 2002 Champions Trophy at Premadasa.

Long ago


Last time Pakistan and Sri Lanka met in ODIs outside Asia, before today. Overall, Pak have a 14-3 win-loss record in the encounters outside Asia.

ICC Champions Trophy (ICC KnockOut)

Group A
Group B