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, play 01:35
Agarkar: When the leader is calm, the team follows

A look at how Pakistan fought back against Sri Lanka and registered a place in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy

, play 02:03
Agarkar: Four-wicket slump cost SL heavily

A slump of four wickets for seven runs in the middle overs robbed Sri Lanka of crucial momentum despite Pakistan's errors, says Ajit Agarkar

, play 02:46
Should Sri Lanka have picked an extra bowler?

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait debate whether Sri Lanka going in with four frontline bowlers was good enough in a must-win game

, play 04:57
Agarkar: Smaller target eased pressure off Sarfraz

Sarfraz Ahmed had a few lucky breaks, but he managed to take Pakistan into the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with an unbeaten 61 against Sri Lanka

, play 01:23
Statsguru: Angelo Mathews' run fest continues

Captain Angelo Mathews has been Sri Lanka's in-form man with the bat since 2014, Statsguru takes a look at some key numbers from his career

, play 03:50
Agarkar: Mathews' return has given middle-order stability

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait pick their XIs ahead of the final group-stage match of the Champions Trophy

, play 02:59
Tait: Hasan Ali's form key for Pakistan

Ajit Agarkar and Shaun Tait are all praise for Hasan Ali's work ethic and his bowling methods that have brought him success

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.

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