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LONDON – Pakistan will take on defending champion India in the Champions Trophy 2017 final clash on Sunday at The Oval, London.


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When is it?

Sunday June 18.

Where is it?

The Oval, in London.

Match Timing?

The match will begin at 2:30pm (PST), 2:00pm (IST) and 10:30 am local time.

Where to watch?

Pakistan : PTV Sports, Ten Sports.

India: DD National (Only Indian matches), Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD2, Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD3

England:Sky Sports 2 will have live coverage of the match, with build up starting at 10am.

What’s the weather forecast?

The rain played a significant role in Australia’s exit from the competition, but the sun has been out for the majority of this week and the forecast is great for Sunday.

The weatherman says we should expect lots of sun, highs of 28C and very little chance of rain.

What happened in the group match?

Both the teams have already played each other in this competition – it was their first match of the Champions Trophy and took place on 4 June.

India posted an impressive 319/3, before rain shortened the match and Pakistan were set a revised target of 289 to win in 41 overs. They fell well short, and were bowled out for just 164.

What’s fans’ prediction?

Pakistan’s 60 per cent chances while India 40 per cent to win.

Squads

PAKISTAN (probables)

Sarfraz Ahmed (cap, wk),  Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Fahim Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafiz, Mohammad Amir, Junaid Khan, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Fakhar Zaman.

INDIA (probables)

Virat Kohli (capt), R Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja,  Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Umesh Yadav, Yuvraj Singh, Mohammed Shami.