BIRMINGHAM -India came out as the superior side, defeating Pakistan in a match marred by rain and sloppy fielding. Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan vs India, final today – Live Score & Live Streaming, India win toss, opt to field The
BIRMINGHAM -India came out as the superior side, defeating Pakistan in a match marred by rain and sloppy fielding.
The match ended as Hasan Ali returned to the pavillion with no runs scored. Pakistan ended their innings at 164/9 after 33.4 overs as the match continued after a series of rain spells.
Earlier, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Yuvraj Singh powered India to 324-3 against Pakistan during the high-voltage match at Edgbaston on Sunday.
The rain-hit match which was reduced to 48 overs. Earlier, Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and elected to field first.
The match started at 2:30pm (PST), 3:00pm (IST) and 09.30 (GMT).
Where to watch
Pakistan: PTV Sports & Ten Sports
India: India: DD National (Only Indian matches), Star Sports 1, Star Sports HD1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD2, Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD3
Weather condition during match
According to weather.com, there is a 40 percent chance of rain during the day. On Sunday night, a stray shower or thunderstorm is likely which means that teams and the fans will have to be prepared for a Duckworth-Lewis result.
— PCB Official (@TheRealPCB) June 4, 2017
Pakistan hold a 2-1 lead over India in Champions Trophy. The green shirts will be eyeing to extend their lead over their arch rivals.
India, on the other hand, have won most of their games against Pakistan in recent times.
Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed has said that India will be playing under pressure in their Champions Trophy 2017.
“Whosoever plays better on the particular day, will win the match. On the other hand, it is India who are under pressure as they are going into the game as favourites,” he said.
Indian captain Virat Kohli insisted it will be a united India that faces Pakistan when cricket’s biggest rivals meet in their Champions Trophy opener.
Pakistan (squad): Sarfraz Ahmed (w/c), Ahmed Shehzad, Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik and Wahab Riaz.
India (squad): Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (w), Ravindra Jadeja, Keedhar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav and Yuvraj Singh.