Arthur hails 'remarkable' Pakistan turnaround after Champions Trophy triumph

Following are five key moments that helped Pakistan win the Champions Trophy for the first time with a crushing 180-run victory over holders India at The Oval on Sunday.

India, looking to retain the Champions Trophy, went down without a fight as they collapsed to 158 all out and Amir felt his spell was crucial.

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed dedicated the Champions Trophy win to his nation, and said that the win should be remembered for a long time to come, "This is a great achievement for the team, and hopefully it will be remembered for a long time to come".

The United Arab Emirates has become Pakistan's cricketing home in recent years but a World XI is scheduled to tour their country in September for three Twenty20 games.

Playing his first ODI tournament, the 27-year-old left-hander got a "life" when he was batting on four as Jasprit Bumrah overstepped despite MS Dhoni taking a simple catch behind the stumps.

Hassan was selected as the Player of the Tournament by a five-person selection panel that comprised Geoff Allardice (ICC General Manager - Cricket, and Chairman Event Technical Committee), former captains Michael Atherton of England, India's Sourav Ganguly, Ramiz Raja of Pakistan, as well as Lawrence Booth (Editor, Wisden Almanack, and cricket writer, The Mail) and Julian Guyer (correspondent of the Agence France-Presse). This is the fifth-highest margin in any final; the largest is 245, and India were at the receiving end there too, against Sri Lanka in the Coca Cola Champions Trophy in 2000.

Earlier, Fakhar made the most of an early reprieve after Kohli won the toss and sent Pakistan in on a typically good Oval pitch, with the sunny conditions seemingly ideal for batting.

"It's the final so it looks magnified to everyone, but we have won before, we have lost before, and we have always learnt things from all those games". But they failed in their quest. We had prepared really well and we knew the calibre of the players we have in this team.

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That team could find themselves acting as a "path-finder" for the resumption of tours of Pakistan by major cricket nations. Pakistan is proud of its heroes.

Then one ball after Kohli, the world s leading ODI batsman, was dropped at slip off Amir, the bowler had him caught at point by Shadab Khan.

And the captain credited his men for the strong comeback.

For once, the Pakistan middle order didn't waste the great start. The rest was seen by around 2 billion people across the globe that Sarfraz Brigade in green shirts crafted a historic win against the blue shirts.

Kohli said: "I congratulated them in the post-match presentation and I would do the same here because they deserved to win".

Kohli accepted his side had been second best as he acknowledged Pakistan s "amazing tournament".

Pakistan's first global 50-over title since the 1992 World Cup reflected well on their Australian coach Mickey Arthur, who kept his squad from losing focus after their dismal display against the Indians earlier in the tournament. It was like sweet revenge with a thrilling performance by Pakistani young guns.

The prime minister expressed the confidence that the Pakistani team would continue to put in their best in all formats of the game in the days ahead.

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