Today, both teams India as well as Pakistan unbolt their Champions Trophy campaigns. India vs. Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy 2017 is much above than just a match as both carve up an aggressive relation and have not played a joint cricket series since 2012. It is only all through the ICC tournament when these two countries play face to face against each other. India, the defending champions, and a skilled a lot are the favorites against the Pakistan side who do not have usual faces for a long time and contradiction has been their biggest concern.
As a mark of value for victims of a terrorist attack the squad and all those there in the stadium view silence ahead of the national anthem. Pakistan skipper, Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and chosen to field as he considers the pitch will relieve out for batting in the second innings. It’s a lively beginning as excellent bowling from Mohammad Amir in the opening over.
Rohit Sharma with Shikhar Dhawan has offered India a slow but stable start alongside Pakistan in the opening over of ICC Champions Trophy 2017. India has never lost a 50 over World Cup or the twenty 20 match next to Pakistan and today’s victory will put them in an excellent stead. As, India have won preceding three matches at Edgbaston, twice adjacent to England and one time alongside Pakistan.
Shahid Afridi, the former Pakistan skipper, marked ‘ as Kohli is the backbone India possess substantial firepower around him. Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma all are match winners’.