Pakistan rout India to clinch Champions Trophy

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Bottom-ranked Pakistan produced a breathtaking display at London's Oval on Sunday to inflict a 180-run defeat upon arch rivals India, the title-holders, in the climax of a tournament featuring the world's top eight one-day global nations.

One of those experts included former West Indies' 1975 and 1979 World Cup-winning captain Clive Lloyd.

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"Pakistan had to earn their win and they made us make mistakes".

Actor cum director Kamal Rashid Khan, who is popular for his controversial remarks, alleged that the Indian captain Virat Kohli should be behind bars for "fixing the Champions Trophy final", after India received crushing defeat against Pakistan by 180 runs.

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Dhawan and Hasan had already won individual trophies for finishing as the most successful batsman and bowler of the tournament respectively.

Sarfraz paid tribute to the influence of a coaching staff led by Mickey Arthur, who took charge shortly before Pakistan's tour of England a year ago, where a Test series was shared but the ODI campaign lost 4-1.

"But the thing about that loss to India was we knew that was an aberration".

"They outplayed us, they were more intense and passionate on the day", he said.

"It was about the team doing well and we have done well to be in the final", Kohli said.

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In the semi-final against England, Zaman scored a run a ball 57 and shared a 118 run opening stand with Ali to help Pakistan chase down 212 comfortably.

Pakistan today jumped two places to sixth in the ICC ODI team rankings following their title triumph at the Champions Trophy while the finalists India remained at number three.

"And then we just showed great, great character and I am really happy because it's all for the nation of Pakistan because they've been waiting for such a long time".

All the boys were confident and they contributed for the superb victory, he said and added that each one of them played for the team not for themselves individually. The way they turned things around, it was incredible.

Zaman was lucky early in his innings as he survived a caught-behind off the bowling of Jasprit Bumrah with the Indian pacer having overstepped. Apart from him, Hasan Ali picked up three wickets for 16 runs and Shadab Khan had two wickets for 60.

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"It's disappointing for us but I have a smile on my face because I'm very proud of how we've played in this tournament".

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