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Pakistan lifts ICC champions trophy title by defeating India devastatingly
Pakistan lift ICC Champions Trophy title by defeating India devastatingly
Pakistan beat arch rival India by 180 runs for the first time in the final of ICC Champions Trophy at the Oval and became Champion of Champions. Chasing the target of 339 India were all out in 31st over. Fakhar Zaman was declared Man of the Match who remained highest scorer for Pakistan with 114 runs. Muhammad Amir and Hassan Ali secured three wickets each and restricted India to a minor total. Pakistan Captain Sarfaraz Ahmed has congratulated the nation for historical victory in the final match of ICC Champion Trophy. Talking at prize distribution ceremony, he said we have played for victory and all bowlers and batsmen have played their due role in the match as per strategy. Indian Cricket Team Captain Virat Kohli also congratulated Pakistan for winning of ICC Champion Trophy 2017. President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif have congratulated the national cricket team over this historic victory after a long time. The PM deeply appreciated the entire team for playing extraordinarily; defeating the opponent team with a heavy margin. Players and management of the team deserve the nation's profound gratitude and appreciation for their remarkable performances displayed today, said the Prime Minister.