Mohammad Hafeez's luck helped him survive a perfect yorker from Jasprit Bumrah as the ball went on to hit the stumps but the bails failed to come off. The right-handed batsman played a brilliant 37-ball 57-run cameo to power Pakistan to a monstrous total of 338 in the title decider.
Jasprit Bumrah, who is known for bowling accurate yorkers did just that on the second delivery of the 49th over. While coming round the wicket, Bumrah planted a perfect yorker at Mohammad Hafeez's feet which put the right-hander in a spot of bother as it penetrated through his defence to go on to hit the base of his off stump. However, to everyone's surprise, the bails did not come off even as the ball moved away from the stumps due to the impact of the hit. The replays showed that the
Hafeez then went on to score his half-century and led Pakistan to the score of 338 which is the second highest score ever in the Champions Troph tournament.
India or West Indies? Who will win?
WI hold a 60-53 H2H advantage over IND historically but in last 10 completed games between them , IND have won 7. IND has also won all last 5 games at this venue.