New Delhi: No one could have expected this. Pakistan is actually playing a very good cricket after a very long time. So all speculations and gossips of reaching the finals have been put to rest. Fakar Zaman is on his way to make a century. Babar Azam along with Zaman is playing a fantastic partnership. Pakistan is 176 for 1 in 28 overs. Experts feel Pakistan may well cross 350 mark and pose a tough competition to India.
Pakistan is actually playing good cricket and the first ten overs saw no loss. Kohli then had to incorporate some changes. Pakistan nearly saved itself two times as it saved two run-outs.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to field against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy final at The Oval here on Sunday.
India made no changes to the team that trounced Bangladesh in the semi-final while fit-again Mohammad Amir made a comeback to the Pakistan team. Rumman Raees made way for Amir.
India: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, M.S. Dhoni, K. Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah
Pakistan: Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan
Today is one of the most awaited days for all cricket fans across the world. It is finals between India and Pakistan and for obvious reasons it is the Pakistani team which is at receiving end.