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Champions Trophy 2017: Glimpses of Pakistan's historic title win over India

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Why Indian cricket supporters must remember to applaud Pakistan in the final

Virat Kohli along with three Indians were named in the ICC Team of the Champions Trophy 2017, with Pakistan's Sarfraz Ahmed named its captain, a day after his side lifted the coveted title at the Kennington Oval.

In reply, India were all out for 158 runs in 30.3 overs.

Pakistan has gained four points to move to 95 points as their wins over higher-ranked opponents in the tournament included the one in the final against India and an eight-wicket semi-final victory over England.

"Fakhar is a great impact player, he played like a champion batsman today", Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said at the presentation ceremony. They entered the tournament as the lowest ranked team.

The 28-year-old skipper partially blamed pacer Jasprit Bumrah's no-ball which gave opener and century-maker Fakhar Zaman - who was on three at that time - a life which helped Pakistan post a massive total. But the rest of the much acclaimed Indian batting line-up staged a spectacular collapse and were reduced to 72/6 in the 17th over.

"Pakistan has unearthed new heroes in a span of 14 days", said Afridi, "From Fakhar Zaman to Hassan Ali and Shadab Khan, Pakistan has shown the world its rich talent and pedigree".

This was the first Champions Trophy title for Pakistan.

"Indians were relying heavily on their star studded top-order of Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli and Amir dismantled the trio in a sensational burst", he added.

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All the boys were confident and they contributed for the superb victory, he said and added that each one of them played for the team not for themselves individually.

Fakhar hit 12 fours and three sixes before skying a catch off Hardik Pandya but Pakistan had the flawless platform to make the highest total in a Champions Trophy final.

Pakistan pacer Hassan Ali, who was named Player of the Tournament after finishing with 13 wickets including hauls of 3/19 in the final and 3/35 against England, has gained 12 positions to reach the No.7 position.

"We're scheduled to have a World XI in Pakistan in September for three Twenty20 games", he said.

"Cricket is the blood and heart of our nation", says journalist Bina Shah, in the Pakistani city of Karachi.

But after the victims were remembered with a minute's silence by a capacity crowd, fans at The Oval were soon engrossed by an extraordinary match.

"Early wickets are never good, especially in a chase".

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