England's quest to secure their first trophy in a 50-over global tournament came to grief in emphatic fashion in Cardiff as Pakistan surged into the final of the Champions Trophy with masterful unpredictability
The duo recorded the highest ever opening stand for Pakistan in the history of Champions Trophy.
Stats highlights from the Champions Trophy semi-final between England and Pakistan in Cardiff
Amid the euphoria of their post-World Cup ODI revival, England showed fallibility in pressure matches and in less-than-perfect batting conditions. These very failings led to their undoing in a global semi-final on a tricky, used pitch in Cardiff
The lowest-ranked team beating the tournament favourites. Where does Pakistan's win over England rank among the big knockout upsets in ICC ODI tournaments?
Pakistan's bowling attack has been frayed by injuries throughout the tournament but captain Sarfraz Ahmed is hoping everyone will be fully fit for Sunday's final
Hasan Ali irreparably dented England by dismissing two of their most important batsmen and embellished his streak of performances in the Champions Trophy
He does not look the bowler he once was, but post-comeback, he has often thrived when few thought he would
England captain Eoin Morgan blamed their semi-final defeat against Pakistan on the batsmen failing to adapt to a Cardiff surface that he said offered no home advantage
An emphatic win for Pakistan over favourites England. Here's how the cricket world reacted on Twitter
Supporters who no longer want to attend the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy are being urged to put their tickets up for resale by midnight on Tuesday in an attempt to avoid pockets of empty seats at the grounds
England's faith in Jason Roy has not paid off in the short term but Jonny Bairstow is well placed to be their one-day supersub once again
The stats say the hosts are overwhelming favourites, so is there anything Pakistan can do?
Eoin Morgan has indicated that Jonny Bairstow is likely to replace the out-of-form Jason Roy for England's Champions Trophy semi-final against Pakistan at Cardiff
A man who landed in the UK near the bottom of Pakistan's pace pecking order has moved past more skilled bowlers to lead the attack through sheer force of will, symbolizing Pakistan's run to the final
The first Champions Trophy semi-final pits unbeaten England against unpredictable Pakistan in Cardiff
Last time an opening pair other than Rohit-Dhawan had century partnerships in Champions Trophy, before Fakhar-Azhar in this game.
Last time Pakistan had 50+ opening stands in consecutive ODIs outside Asia, before today. They had a 74-run stand v SL in the last game and another fifty today.
No. of boundaries hit by Eng today, the least in a completed innings since the WC 2015. Also the first time they batted 25+ overs without a six in this period.
Previous most wickets by a Pak bowler in an edition of Champions Trophy, by Ajmal in 2009. Hasan Ali already has 9 wickets in this year's tournament.
Runs scored by England in 30 overs, is their third-lowest in ODIs since WC 2015. The 12 boundaries are their second-lowest in this period.
Runs for Morgan in ODIs for England. He's the 3rd to score that many after Bell (5416) and Collingwood (5092).
No. of players to make their ODI debut in this Champions Trophy, all for Pakistan - Fakhar Zaman, Faheem Ashraf and Rumman Raees.
No. of times Pak and Eng played each other in Champions Trophy, before today. The last time both faced in an ICC ODI tournament was in 2003 WC.