ICC Champions Trophy 2017 : Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to reach semi-finals

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Sri Lanka vs Pakistan ICC Champions Trophy

Pakistan crushed Sri Lanka by 3 wickets to enter the semi-finals of the Group B match ICC Champions Trophy 2017 at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Monday.

Pakistan will face England in the semi-finals at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Thursday.

Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed unbeaten knock and proved to be pivotal in Pakistan’s victory. Opener Fakhar Zaman also starred with 50. Pakistan suffered a collapse in the middle overs in chase against Sri Lanka.

Earlier, Pakistan in-form bowlers restricted Sri Lanka to 236 in good batting conditions. Niroshan Dickwella scored 73 was the only score of any substance from the spineless Sri Lanka. Junaid Khan and Hasan Ali picked three wickets each for Pakistan.

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