Pakistan has qualified for the ICC Champions Trophy's semi-finals after defeating Sri Lanka by three wickets at Cardiff.

A 75-run partnership between Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir took Pakistan to an incredible victory.

Pakistan won the toss and decided to bowl first. Sri Lanka set the victory target of 237 runs and Pakistan achieved the target with seven wickets lost.

Pakistan will face England in the semifinals while the losing team would be knocked out of the tournament.


President Mamnoon Hussain:

President Mamnoon Hussain has congratulated the national cricket team over victory against Sri Lanka in the important match of Champions Trophy.     

The President, in a message from Makkah, hoped that the national team would bring laurels to the country.

CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif:

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has congratulated Pakistani Cricket team over its success against Sri Lanka in an important match of ICC Champions Trophy.

In his felicitation message he appreciated Pakistani team's performance against Sri Lanka.

He hoped the team will reach to the final by playing with the same spirit and hard work in the next match.

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