Pakistan peaked at the right time, says Michael Hussey

The previous ICC World T20s have been held in South Africa, England, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India

Jadeja nicked Junaid Khan to slip for 15, Hasan had Ashwin caught by Sarfraz and Hasan forced Bumrah to lob another catch to the wicketkeeper, who pouched it gleefully to complete Pakistan's first Champions Trophy win with 19.3 overs to spare.

To avoid unnecessary and unwelcomed tensions, security personnel were deployed outside cricketer M. S. Dhoni's residence soon after the match.

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 in London on Sunday.

After leaving India reeling on six for two following the dismissals of Sharma and Kohli, Amir's figures read 1.4 overs, four runs, two wickets.

"Today's win shows that no one is favourite when it comes to India v Pakistan match in global cricket", said a beaming Mohammad Ashraf, who distributed candies among people on a street in Rawalpindi.

Opening batsman Zaman struck 114 off 106 balls to receive the man of the match award as Pakistan thumped their rivals to claim their first Champions Trophy title. But also the fans not identifying with heroes because they just don't see global cricket. Virat Kohli also said that the green brigade can upset any team on their day. They beat West Indies before the tournament to qualify for the competition in the nick of the time.

After Pakistan clinched their maiden ICC Champions Trophy crown, former skipper Shahid Afridi on Monday rated his side as one of the serious contenders for the 50-over World Cup title, to be played in England and Wales in 2019.

Steady Stock Movements: Yamana Gold (AUY)
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: This piece of content was first reported by Chaffey Breeze and is owned by of Chaffey Breeze. The stock's market capitalization is 2.32B, it has a 52-week low of 2.39 and a 52-week high of 5.99.

Hundreds came to welcome the Pakistan Cricket team at the Lahore International Airport.

"Furthermore, the terrorists can not win and cricket must not give up on Pakistan".

"I congratulated them [Pakistan] in the post-match [presentation]. They were more intense and more passionate", he said. Mixing attacking boundary options and smart strike rotation, he anchored the Pakistan total with the most important innings of his life. Pakistan made sure it did not turn out to be a costly mistake, though, as Amir dismissed him with the next ball. From Fakhar Zaman to Hassan Ali and Shadab Khan, Pakistan has shown the world its rich talent and pedigree. The team was ranked at a lowly No 8 in One Day Internationals and had already been defeated by India in an earlier game in the tournament.

Mohammad Amir best friend believes he will become one of cricket's greats after the Pakistan star achieved redemption on the biggest stage.

"Congratulations to Pakistan. The way they turned things around, it was unbelievable", Kohli said.

"Certainly, it's not about me and my career but it's about 15 unbelievable players in that dressing room, who have been absolutely fantastic for the past year".

Related News:

  • EU Brexit talks to focus 1st on citizens' rights

    Instead, he will stress the importance of a "pragmatic" approach to negotiating transition periods and avoiding a cliff edge. May officially triggered the two-year Brexit process in March when she was riding high in the opinion polls.

    We Need A Robert Mueller Resignation Or A Second Special Counsel

    Adam Schiff says he wants the White House to acknowledge the tapes or make clear there are no tapes and "it was an idle threat". Sekulow cited testimony by Comey earlier this month that the president wasn't a target of an investigation.
    Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

    Kane Williamson named 12th man as Pakistan dominate Champions Trophy team

    Hussey also praised Pakistani bowlers and opening batsman Fakhar Zaman for their brilliant performances. That's the aim at the moment".
  • Mexico hold Portugal to 2-2 draw in Confederations Cup 2017

    Forward Nani scored but a review by video assistants showed a Portugal player was offside in the build up to the goal. The national team next take the field on Wednesday when the face hosts Russian Federation in Mexico.
    Celtics, 76ers finalize blockbuster deal to swap top picks

    Celtics, 76ers finalize blockbuster deal to swap top picks

    The most complete player in the draft, Fultz is also the best option to pair to Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid . But Fultz is the only prospect who can do all of the things the Sixers need in a player.

    Pak army mocks India after Champions Trophy victory

    India could never recover after that and spiralled to an almost-shameful total of 158/10. "It was disappointing. This is a young team . "When we arrived here we were ranked 8th, and now we are the champions".
  • Minute's silence for victims of Grenfell Tower blaze

    Minute's silence for victims of Grenfell Tower blaze

    The Grenfell Tower disaster is now the deadliest fire in mainland Britain since at least the turn of the last century. The Prime Minister said there had been "huge frustrations" on the ground as people struggled to find information.
    Elderly golf fan who died at US Open lost wife days earlier

    Elderly golf fan who died at US Open lost wife days earlier

    I missed another one on four from about three feet, but I didn't feel like I was hitting bad putts, I was just misreading them. Open played in Wisconsin, Madison's Steve Stricker was right where he wanted to be after the tournament's second round.

    The Ward Kovalev 2 Scorecard At The Time Of The Stoppage

    Andre Ward , left, hits Sergey Kovalev during their light heavyweight championship boxing match Saturday, June 17, in Las Vegas . Ward's powerful forehand seriously shook Kovalev , who had a panicky step back in the hope to endure till the Gong at the break.
  • Pepe encourages Cristiano Ronaldo to pick Paris Saint Germain over Manchester United

    Manchester United have been put on red alert after reports that Cristiano Ronaldo has indicated a desire to leave Real Madrid . Ronaldo , sold by United to Real for £80 million in 2009, made all the right noises about a return to Old Trafford in 2013.
    Virat Kohli should be behind the bars, says KRK

    Virat Kohli should be behind the bars, says KRK

    The bowling lineup was led by Pakistan paceman Hasan Ali, who finished with 13 wickets, and his team mate Junaid Khan. For Pakistan , pacers Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali bagged three wickets each.

    Democrats stall US Senate work to protest healthcare secrecy

    The Affordable Care Act that the Republicans propose to repeal and replace was a product of 14 months of hearings and amendments. MCEVERS: And McConnell says he wants a vote on this bill before the July 4 congressional recess.


Most liked

NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet announces budget's health funding
The government has allocated $7.7 billion over four years, with $1.5 billion in works allocated for the 2017-18 financial year. Budget delivered: NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet announced a surplus of $4.5 billion.

Sarfraz hopes lifting of coveted trophy ends Pakistan exile
Fakhar lofted Ravindra Jadeja over long-on for six and got to three figures by sweeping Ravichandran Ashwin to the boundary. India had three players, batsmen Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan, together with seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, in the ICC team .

Yoga just as good for back pain as physical therapy
During the class, trained instructors guide participants through gentle poses, including cat-cow, triangle pose and child's pose. Kertesz, a doctor and researcher with Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the University of Alabama.

22-year-old US student released from North Korean prison dies
He returned home to the Cincinnati area last week. "Surrounded by his family this afternoon he died ". After being detained in North Korea for 17 months, Warmbier was finally flown back home on June 13.

Irish Taoiseach 'reassured' over Tory-DUP deal
The institutions collapsed amid a bitter row between the DUP and Sinn Féin about a botched green energy scheme . While there may be a political border between the two countries, there should be no economic border, he said.

Supreme Court to review partisan redistricting
They were able to amplify Republican voting power, gaining more seats than their percentage of the statewide vote would suggest. The issue will be briefed and argued in the Supreme Court term that begins in October.

Ronaldo : No other club offer for player: Real boss
He was presented at the Bernabeu in front of 80,000 fans, as Perez attempted to bring together a second group of "Galacticos". The latter seems likelier but the bombardment of stories claiming Ronaldo is desperate for a move are nearly convincing.

Cristiano Ronaldo transfer: Shaka Hislop expects star to remain at Real Madrid
He scored 42 goals in all competitions and played a key role in helping his club win the Champions League and the La Liga . Chelsea could enter the race to capture Cristiano Ronaldo , as Marco Asensio considers a swift exit from Real Madrid .

British media name suspect in mosque attack
Neighbours in the Cardiff suburb where he had lived for several years described him as "aggressive" and "strange". He never caused us any real problems, but we could often hear him shouting from the other side of the street.

Real Madrid boss Perez must tackle Ronaldo crisis
The 32-year-old Real Madrid star has threatened to leave Spain after running into problems with tax authorities. But Bayern have taken the unsusual step of issuing a statement to deny they are interested in the the player.

Uber board weighs report on workplace culture
Michael would be the biggest name to resign amid Uber's ongoing controversy surrounding its internal culture. Women in Comms' next networking luncheon is coming up on November 1 in London.

S. Korea welcomes N. Korea's release of USA detainee
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Tuesday the release of Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir), a University of Virginia student. During his 18-month incarceration, the Warmbiers have only heard from Otto once - through a letter on March 2, 2016.

EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'
It left an image of a dysfunctional Britain coming up against a well-oiled European Union negotiating machine. Mr Barnier said it was important to tackle uncertainties caused by Brexit .

Amazon Inc Continues to Expand, Buys Whole Foods Market
But there have been challenges. "That sort of thing has gone on for a while", Dineen said at The Alameda Whole Foods in San Jose. The shift started within minutes of the announcement online retailer Amazon would taking over the grocery chain Whole Foods .

Russian Federation begin Confederations Cup campaign with easy win over New Zealand
Having a Confederations Cup exactly one year ahead of the World Cup, at peak time for European leagues, would not be acceptable. For that, though, they need to do something they have never done at the Confederations Cup: win.