reportcricket2 months ago

Pakistan thrash India to clinch maiden Champions Trophy

An all-around Pakistan romped past India defeating the men in blue by 180 runs to win their first Champions Trophy title courtesy blistering bowling performances by Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali. Earlier, Fakhar Zaman(114) and Mohammad Hafeez(58) powered Pakistan to a colossal score of 338.
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reportcricket2 months ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Resurgent Pakistan cruise into the final

An all-around Pakistan registered a landslide eight-wicket victory over England with 12 overs to spare thanks to some resolute batting by Azhar Ali (76) and Fakhar Zaman (57). Earlier, a stalwart Pakistan bowling attack, led by Hasan Ali, restricted the in-form hosts to a mediocre score of 211.
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reportcricket2 months ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Bowlers, Sarfraz Ahmed guide Pakistan into semi finals

Sarfraz Ahmed’s brilliant 61* runs knock secured a semi-final berth for Pakistan, who beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the final Group B game in Cardiff. Sarfraz rescued Pakistan from a precarious position of 162/7, while chasing 237, to set up a semi-final date against England on Wednesday.
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reportcricket2 months ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Pakistan pull off an upset against South Africa in rain-curtailed match

Pakistan got back to winning ways by defeating South Africa by 19 runs (D/L) to bag two important points on offer. Earlier, Pakistani bowlers put up a stellar show to restrict the Proteas to a modest 219, and when rain played spoilsport, Pakistan were 19 runs ahead of the D/L par score.
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reportcricket3 months ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | Brilliant India thrash Pakistan by 124 runs

India got their Champions Trophy campaign off to a perfect start with an emphatic 124-run win over Pakistan in Birmingham today. Rohit Sharma (91) and Virat Kohli (81*) helped India get past 300 before Hardik Pandya and R Jadeja claimed two wickets apiece to start the title defence on a good note.
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reportcricketa year ago

World T20: Smith stars as Australia knock Pakistan out

Steve Smith played a captain’s knock by scoring 61 off 43 balls as Australia registered a 21-run victory against Pakistan at Mohali on Friday. With the loss, Pakistan’s hopes of a place in the semi-final also ended after winning just one off their four matches in the group stage.
Arun S Kaimal
reportcricketa year ago

World T20: Guptill seals semis berth for New Zealand

Despite a flying start through Sharjeel Khan, Pakistan fell short by 22 runs to lose to New Zealand today at Mohali giving the Kiwis a spot in the semifinal of the World Cup T20. Earlier a blistering 80-run knock from Martin Guptill helped New Zealand post a challenging total of 180 runs.
Amlan Majumdar
reportcricketa year ago

World T20: 11-0; India thump Pakistan at Eden Gardens

For the eleventh time, India defeated Pakistan in an ICC event, this time outclassing them by six wickets at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday. After restricting Pakistan to 118/5 in the rain-truncated match, India romped home to victory with Virat Kohli top-scoring with a 37-ball 55.
Amlan Majumdar
reportcricketa year ago

World T20: Afridi goes boom boom as Pakistan crush Bangladesh

Shahid Afridi produced a blazing knock of 49 runs to take Pakistan to a daunting total of 201/5 in their opening World T20 match today. He then returned to take two wickets with the ball as Pakistan restricted Bangladesh to 146/6, to grab an impressive 55-run win at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
Debarshee Mitra
reportcricketa year ago

Asia Cup: Kohli's class guides India home against Pakistan after Amir's assault

It was a green pitch, Mohammad Amir was breathing fire and India was struggling at 8/3. Even the modest target of 84 was looking daunting – but as the cliché goes - cometh the hour, cometh the man. Virat Kohli took the bull by the horn, stamped his class, and guided India to a five-wicket win.
Debarshee Mitra