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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: PSL the catalyst behind Pakistan's title triumph against all odds
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: PSL the catalyst behind Pakistan's title triumph against all odds

The PSL is not a breeding ground for young players, it is also a platform for unknown talented youngsters to showcase their skills and groom them while playing with some of the best players in the world.

Imad Wasim interview: Pakistan, with Champions Trophy win, showed they can compete anywhere
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Imad Wasim interview: Pakistan, with Champions Trophy win, showed they can compete anywhere

In an exclusive interview, Pakistan all-rounder Imad Wasim talks about the experience of playing under Sarfraz Ahmed's captaincy, scripting a fairytale by lifting the trophy among other topics.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan's 'rags to riches' story bridges gap between favourites and underdogs
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Pakistan's 'rags to riches' story bridges gap between favourites and underdogs

Pakistan showed that their No 8 ranking based on past performances had nothing to do with their present and future.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Hardik Pandya must upgrade his bowling to become an accomplished all-rounder
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Hardik Pandya must upgrade his bowling to become an accomplished all-rounder

Hardik has proved with his performances in the Champions Trophy that he is here to stay and become a vital cog in the wheel for India in limited overs.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India surrender title to resurgent Pakistan in one-sided final
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India surrender title to resurgent Pakistan in one-sided final

Despite the humbling defeat to Pakistan, Oppo stands by the 'Men in Blue' and continues to extend its support for Virat Kohli and his men with a sense of pride.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Fan reaction at India's loss in final shows why we are a 'small nation'
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Fan reaction at India's loss in final shows why we are a 'small nation'

The stereotypical India fan has shown yet again that when it comes to cricket, his/her reaction is not at all different from the antics of an average Pakistani or a Bangladeshi fan.

Pakistan's win over India in the Champions Trophy final changes nothing as sport is not above politics
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Pakistan's win over India in the Champions Trophy final changes nothing as sport is not above politics

The thing is nothing has changed with Pakistan's win over India. The LoC is still a hot spot. Hundreds of camps for terrorists on the border continue to be operational and Kulbhushan Jadhav is still scheduled to seek mercy come August or be hanged.

India vs Pakistan Final 2017: Virat Kohli needs to rethink team combination after ineffective show from bowlers
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India vs Pakistan Final 2017: Virat Kohli needs to rethink team combination after ineffective show from bowlers

When the dust of the defeat settles down India would need to take some hard decisions, including reworking the bowling combination.

Champions Trophy 2017: Sleeping giant Mohammad Amir wakes up on biggest stage to destroy India
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Champions Trophy 2017: Sleeping giant Mohammad Amir wakes up on biggest stage to destroy India

This was the Amir that Pakistan was craving for. The Amir who could destroy the opposition with consummate ease. The Amir who could put his hand up when Pakistan require him the most.

India vs Pakistan Final 2017: Fakhar Zaman must be sunk for 'Men in Blue' to defend Champions Trophy
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India vs Pakistan Final 2017: Fakhar Zaman must be sunk for 'Men in Blue' to defend Champions Trophy

Zaman has not only continued to score runs, he has done so by playing with the same fearless finesse which originally brought him into the side.

India vs Pakistan Final 2017: Captain Sarfraz Ahmed will bank on his batsmen to stand up and be counted
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India vs Pakistan Final 2017: Captain Sarfraz Ahmed will bank on his batsmen to stand up and be counted

Pakistan have defied everything so far. Time for one last act of defiance. This time from the batsmen!

India vs Pakistan Final 2017: Virat Kohli and Co stand in way of arch-rival's quest to end ICC trophy drought
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India vs Pakistan Final 2017: Virat Kohli and Co stand in way of arch-rival's quest to end ICC trophy drought

No one had given Sarfraz Ahmed's team a chance but Pakistan, being Pakistan, are now the closest they’ve been to getting their hands on an ICC trophy in the past eight years.

India vs Pakistan: From Men in Blue's superiority over arch-rivals in ICC events to their woes in ODI finals
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India vs Pakistan: From Men in Blue's superiority over arch-rivals in ICC events to their woes in ODI finals

India have won 12 matches against Pakistan in ICC tournaments which is the joint most times a team has beaten an opposition in ICC events.

India vs Pakistan: Why Virat Kohli and Co see clash with arch-rivals as just another game
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India vs Pakistan: Why Virat Kohli and Co see clash with arch-rivals as just another game

In the past decade, India have won 12 of the 20 ODIs against Pakistan. Indian cricketers have also expressed themselves on the pitch rather fearlessly.

India vs Pakistan: Virat Kohli and Co, superior to arch-rivals in every aspect, are rank favourites in final
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India vs Pakistan: Virat Kohli and Co, superior to arch-rivals in every aspect, are rank favourites in final

The only thing going for Pakistan is that they have lost so often to India and expectation levels are at an all-time low, that they can go out and play fearless cricket.

ICC Champions Trophy 2017: AB de Villiers praises 'consummate surgeon' Virat Kohli's passion for cricket
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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: AB de Villiers praises 'consummate surgeon' Virat Kohli's passion for cricket

The Proteas skipper AB de Villiers heaped praise on his RCB teammate Virat Kohli for guiding his team to the finals of the Champions Trophy.

Virender Sehwag says if he had to send a two-line resume, his name would have been enough
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Virender Sehwag says if he had to send a two-line resume, his name would have been enough

Rubbishing reports that he sent a two-line resume to apply for the post of India coach, former cricketer Virender Sehwag said that if he had to send such a short application, his name would have been "enough."

Champions Trophy 2017: From thumping Pakistan to choking South Africa, charting India's route to final
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Champions Trophy 2017: From thumping Pakistan to choking South Africa, charting India's route to final

The path leading to the Champions Trophy final wasn’t easy. Here’s a look at how India strode into the final:

Champions Trophy 2017: From Hasan Ali to Shadab Khan, Pakistan's PSL generation has guided them to final
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Champions Trophy 2017: From Hasan Ali to Shadab Khan, Pakistan's PSL generation has guided them to final

Pakistan continue to defy everything and everyone, not least their own demons accumulated over a number of years full of mediocre cricket. Their PSL generation has come to party.