ICC Champions Trophy 2017 : India beat Pakistan by 124 runs

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India beat Pakistan in ICC Champions Trophy 2017

In the fourth match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, India thrashed Pakistan by 124 runs at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Sunday.

An awesome batting performance from the top order, joined with some great bowling gave India a simple 124-run triumph (DLS method) over arch rivals Pakistan.

India scored 319 for 3 in their rain-truncated 48 overs and after that expelled Pakistan to 164 off 33.4 overs as the last pursued reconsidered Duckworth-Lewis aggregate of 289 off 41 overs.

India rode on fifties from top four (Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh). India bowlers Umesh Yadav took three wickets while Pandya and Jadeja took two wickets each.

Azhar Ali was the solitary man battling for Pakistan with a fifty yet he didn’t get any assistance from the rest as they continued losing wickets at interims.

Virat Kohli-led India will now confront Sri Lanka on June 8 while Pakistan will be up against South Africa on June 7.

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