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Champions Trophy 2017| India beat Pakistan by 124 points; Ten points responsible for Indian victory

India displayed a clinical performance as they outperformed Pakistan in all formats of the game and beat them by 124 runs.


By   |  Updated On : June 05, 2017 12:35 AM
Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs

Champions Trophy: India beat Pakistan by 124 runs

New Delhi :  

India put in a clinical performance as they defeated Pakistan by 124 runs in their first Champions Trophy encounter. India outbowled, outbatted and outfielded Pakistan to claim a mammoth victory. Let's have a look at ten points responsible for India's brilliant victory.

1. Dhawan and Sharma's strong opening partnership that laid down the foundation for a big total

2. Virat Kohli's belligerent knock of 81 that provided the impetus in the middle order

3. Yuvraj Singh whirlwind half century that provided the late flourish to post 300 plus

4. Pandya's cameo that powered India to a strong finish at the fag end  of the innings

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5. Jadeja's economical bowling and brilliance in the field

6. The potent seam trioka of Bhuvi, Bumrah and Yadav denting the Pakis with regular strikes 

7. Pakistan's lack of firepower and experience in batting lead to lack of intent in chasing the total

8. Mohamad Aamir's injury at a crucial juncture, could not complete his spell at the death, Pakis went for plenty in those overs

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9. Lack of a dependable opening pair unlike India, Azhar ali though good is a makeshift opener

10. Lack of firepower in spin department, no quality spinner in the Pak ranks to check run flow in the middle after the pacers started off pretty well for them

First Published: Monday, June 05, 2017 12:28 AM


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