Sunday Jun 18, 2017
Ranked eighth in the world, Pakistani bowlers and batsmen outclassed the Indian team, beating them by a massive 180 runs to lift the Champions Trophy 2017.
Paceman Hasan Ali received the Golden Ball and the Player of the Tournament award, picking up three wickets in this match and becoming leading wicket-taker in the Champions Trophy 2017.
India had won the toss and elected to bowl first, but the Pakistani batsmen, led by Fakhar Zaman with a brilliant century and fifties by Azhar Ali and M. Hafeez, set a target of 339 for India, the highest by any side in the tournament.
Pacer Muhammad Amir delivered just the start Pakistan needed, dismissing opener Rohit Sharma and danger-man Virat Kohli in quick succession.
In the 9th over, Amir struck once again to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan.
Shadab added to the Pakistani bowling onslaught, dismissing Yuvraj Singh LBW, with Hasan Ali following up with MS Dhoni's wicket, leaving India stunned!
India lost their sixth wicket when Shadab claimed the wicket of Jadav in the 17th over.
Pandya stuck around for a bit, hitting a few sixes, before being run out, with a flurry of wickets to follow.
Hasan Ali claimed the last wicket, as the Green Shirts broke out into celebrations!