ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final was held between Pakistan and India at the ground of Oval, London on June 18, 2017. Pakistan gets the historical win of 180 runs against India for the first time in the history of any ICC tournament. Pakistani players give a target of 339 runs in 50 overs to India to chase. But in front of strong Pakistani bowling attack Indian batsmen failed to chase and the whole team out on 158 runs in 30.3 overs. Fakhar Zaman was the man of the match due to his extraordinary innings to score 114 runs in just 106 balls. Hassan Ali got the man of the series award due to his fantastic bowling to take 13 wickets in the tournament, while he also takes the bowler of the series trophy. S Dhawan from Indian side got the batsman of the series.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final
In the start of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final, India won the toss and invited the Pakistani team to bat first, and this decision of Kohli comes against his team. Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman gives a historic opening to Pakistan’s innings as they collectively made a partnership of 128 runs. Unfortunately, Azhar Ali was run out for his individual score of 59 runs, but Fakhar continues his fight. Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam made another partnership of 72 runs, and Fakhar caught on 114 runs. Third wicket down on 247 runs when Shoaib Malik out on just 12 runs. Whereas, Pakistan’s fourth but last wicket down on 267 runs when Babar caught on 46 runs on Jadhav ball. Muhammad Hafeez and Imad were not out on 57 and 25 runs respectively. Pakistan’s total score was 338 in 50 overs at the loss of just four wickets.
Final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Pak vs Ind
Indian bowling was not good enough from the start till the end of their bowling. B Kumar, HH Pandya and KM Jadhav got one wicket each. Ashwin was the most expensive bowler for Indians as he gives 70 runs to his opponents.
Muhammad Amir crashed the Indians innings from the start of the match, as he takes wickets of top 3 batsmen in first nine overs. HH Pandya was the top scorer of 76 runs in just 43 balls from the Indian side, and one time he creates hope for Indian fans. Overall eight batsmen don’t enter in the double figure while Dhawan, Yuvraj and Jadeja score 21, 22 and 15 respectively.
Pakistani bowling attack was very much impressive from the start till the end of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final as they take first six wickets on the score of 72. Muhammad Amir gives the breakthrough to Pakistani bowling by taking the wickets of Indian top batsmen i-e, Sharma, Dhawan and Kohli. Hassan Ali also gets three wickets with the economy of 2.92. Shadab Khan was also a successful bowler to get two important wickets of Yuvraj and Jadhav. Junaid Khan also gives support to Amir with his bowling, and he takes the wicket of Jadeja.
ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final Scorecard
Here is the scorecard of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final between Pakistan vs India.
Pakistan Innings (50 overs)
|Azhar Ali||run out (†Dhoni/Bumrah)||59||99||71||6||1||83.09|
|Fakhar Zaman||c Jadeja b Pandya||114||142||106||12||3||107.54|
|Babar Azam||c Yuvraj Singh b Jadhav||46||84||52||4||0||88.46|
|Shoaib Malik||c Jadhav b Kumar||12||29||16||0||1||75|
|Mohammad Hafeez||not out||57||47||37||4||3||154.05|
|Imad Wasim||not out||25||35||21||1||1||119.04|
|Extras||25||(lb 9, w 13, nb 3)|
|Total||338||(4 wickets; 50 overs)||(6.76 runs per over)|
|Not Bat||Sarfraz Ahmed*†, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan|
Indian Bowling, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final
India Innings (Target 339 runs from 50 overs)
|RG Sharma||lbw b Mohammad Amir||0||4||3||0||0||0|
|S Dhawan||c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Mohammad Amir||21||42||22||4||0||95.45|
|V Kohli*||c Shadab Khan b Mohammad Amir||5||11||9||0||0||55.55|
|Yuvraj Singh||lbw b Shadab Khan||22||49||31||4||0||70.96|
|MS Dhoni†||c Imad Wasim b Hasan Ali||4||23||16||0||0||25|
|KM Jadhav||c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Shadab Khan||9||18||13||2||0||69.23|
|HH Pandya||run out (Mohammad Hafeez/Hasan Ali)||76||46||43||4||6||176.74|
|RA Jadeja||c Babar Azam b Junaid Khan||15||41||26||0||0||57.69|
|R Ashwin||c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Hasan Ali||1||11||3||0||0||33.33|
|B Kumar||not out||1||14||8||0||0||12.5|
|JJ Bumrah||c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Hasan Ali||1||10||9||0||0||11.11|
|Extras||3||(lb 2, w 1)|
|Total||158||(all out; 30.3 overs)||(5.18 runs per over)|
Pakistan Bowling, ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Final