India captain Virat Kohli: Pakistan completely outplayed us in Champions Trophy final

Pakistan is at 329 runs for the loss of four wickets at the end of the 49th over.

Pakistan Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said after the match, "We played like we had nothing to lose, now we are champions".

"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".

Pakistan, which has lost to India seven straight times in global tournaments, started shakily.

They were eventually dismissed for 158 in reply to Pakistan's 338 for four, which featured Fakhar Zaman's 114, the left-handed opener's maiden one-day worldwide hundred coming in just his fourth match at this level.

Fakhar Zaman reached to his magnificent hundred in thirty first over as he became the only Pakistani batsman in Champions Trophy 2017 to score a hundred. Amir had been ruled out of Pakistan's semi-final against England due to a back spasm during a practice session.

Together, they made India pay for the let-off and misses.

Hardik Pandya was the top-scorer for India with 76 runs before he was run out by Hasan in the 27th over after a mix-up with partner Ravindra Jadeja.

He shared a fluent century opening partnership with Azhar Ali (59), the pair unleashing a barrage of crisp attacking strokes all around a sun-kissed ground.

Pakistan used their maiden ICC Champions Trophy win to make a politically sensitive statement on Sunday.

While Fakhar Zaman starred with the bat, Mohammad Amir played a big role as he dismissed Rohit Sharma, Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan to help Pakistan complete a big win.

There has not been an worldwide match in Pakistan since a 2009 attack on Sri Lanka's team bus killed six policemen and injured seven cricketers.

The team had a firm grounding with 56 runs on the board off the first 10 overs as the two openers scored from both sides, ramping up the pressure on the Indian side.

Hasan Ali matched Amir's three, taking the wickets of MS Dhoni, Ravichandran Ashwin and JJ Bumrah.

The Indian captain praised left handers batting approach and said 80 percent of his "high risk shots" came off well.

Dhawan was out to an Amir cross seamer, and India was 33-3.Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni could still rescue India, but Singh was hit pad first by spinner Shadab, confirmed by video review.

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