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Champions Trophy 2017: An India-Pakistan title clash after a decade

A final between two arch-rivals is a dream come true for fans and maybe even the bookies

Kumar Akash  |  New Delhi 

From the days I played cricket for my school to playing for the under-17 district team, one phrase that would keep coming in my discussions with seniors and coaches was: Cricket is unpredictable. This phrase is the only one that can describe India setting up their mega final clash against arch-rivals Pakistan for the Champions Trophy this Sunday. They had beaten Pakistan on June 4 at Edgbaston, Birmingham, by 124 runs (Duckworth-Lewis method). A final between India and Pakistan in this ICC tournament, often called the mini-World Cup, is a dream come true for ...

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First Published: Sun, June 18 2017. 10:53 IST
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