ICC Champions Trophy: India, Pakistan Players Share A Laugh After The Final

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"Congratulations @TheRealPCB, the team & the whole country for such a great win.#CT17. After losing the first game we were nowhere", said batsman Mohammad Hafeez who recorded 57 not out after India won the toss and inserted their rivals.

"I'm sure the nation of Pakistan is really happy tonight because they deserve it. Let's hope this really kick-starts the momentum in Pakistan again".

Indian cricket team faced humiliating defeat at the hands of Pakistan in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 cricket tournament.

Mohammad Amir celebrates after dismissing Virat Kohli during the match between India and Pakistan.

It was a huge win for Pakistan yesterday.

Amir and Hasan Ali's three wickets each guided Pakistan to bowl out India for just 158 runs in 30.3 overs.

The opening pair broke two records ─ one for the best score posted by Pakistani openers against India in an ICC tournament (86 runs), and the second for the best partnership against India in an ICC tournament when 100 came up for Pakistan in the 18th over.

"They [Pakistan] had an unbelievable tournament, the way they turned things around, speak volumes for the talent they have".

Kohli said: "They can upset anyone on their day. I enjoyed the way we played, but as always I look for things to improve in our performances but scoring seven and conceding one is good". Credit to Pakistan. They outplayed us.

The South African-born mentor wants his team to get some structure and become more consistent as they came into this tournament as the lowest-ranked side.

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. India had won the tournament in 2013 by beating England.

However, there were a few who weren't too pleased with the lack of explicit display of regret from the Indian players, and for them sharing a light-hearted moment with the opposition after a dismal loss.

"With the ball we could have had a few more wicket-taking opportunities throughout the innings", he added.

The Pakistan left-arm quick's brilliant burst of three for 16 in 28 balls saw him snare opener Rohit Sharma lbw for a duck and have Kohli, the world's leading ODI batsman, caught off a leading edge for just five.

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