India all out, Pakistan win by 180

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India was seven wickets down after scoring 154 runs as Pakistan was eyeing victory and on a verge of creating history in the Champions Trophy finale at The Oval on Sunday. Hassan also won the Golden Ball trophy after finishing the series with 13 wickets, while India opener Shikhar Dhawan, who had won the player of the tournament in 2013, walked away with the Golden Bat trophy with 338 runs. They were eventually dismissed for 158, with 19.3 overs to spare. Pakistan play their "home" matches in UAE and Sunday's 180-run win against defending champions India was a ideal platform to send a strong message to the government in New Delhi.

That appeared to have cost Pakistan the chance to post a really formidable total when they struggled to build on Fakhar's heroics before Mohammad Hafeez gave them late impetus with an unbeaten 57 off 37 balls.

Kohli was lauded by more than handful of people from Pakistan, including politicians for his "sportsmanship" and for showing grace even after a defeat.

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

"They proved it again, they can upset anyone on their day, disappointing for us but I have a smile on my face because we played well to reach the final".

India, strong favourites to retain the title, were outplayed in every aspect of the game by a revitalised Pakistan side whom they had crushed in the group stage of the tournament just two weeks ago. "Amir bowled brilliantly today but all my bowlers bowled really well".

With his bat tucked under his arm, Fakhar begins the long walk back to the pavilion as the Indians celebrate grabbing their first wicket with only four Pakistan runs on the board. "We can't take anyone lightly but they were more intense and passionate on the day". Idiots! In actual fact, Mohammad Amir would decapitate the India innings in a scintillating opening burst that brought him the scalps of each of the top three, and then by the middle of the 14th over, India would be 54 for 5, the trophy basically handed over.

June 12, Cardiff: Beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets- Junaid Khan and Hasan share six wickets as Sri Lanka are bowled out for 236.

The collapse continued when left-handed opener Dhawan was caught behind off Amir.

Pakistan, ranked eight in the tournament, had opened the group stage campaign with a huge loss of 124 runs via Duckworth-Lewis (D/L) method.

He would have been run out for one if Kedar Jadhav's throw from cover had hit and he was caught behind off a Bumrah no-ball on three. Shoaib Malik, the former Pakistan captain was speechless.

He was eventually out when he sliced medium-pacer Pandya to Jadeja, running back from point.

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