And here we are winning the Semi-Finals! such great victory over England. Pakistan’s Cricket Team proved some serious skills making the nation proud.
Superb all-round bowling performance that was followed by the brilliant opening partnership, Pakistan just nailed it.
Pakistan is all set to board in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff after winning over England.
Before begging of the match we saw all out Men in Greens, the proud Pakistanis faced a huge mishap when Muhammad Amir was sustained back for a back injury while he was warming up for the game.
The drawback right before the match could be contagious but the injury made two forced changes for the whole team. All-rounder Faheem Ashraf was replaced by leg-spinner Shadab Khan and Rumman Raees made his ODI debut.Pakistan captain Sarfraz
The victory was in the air on Wednesday 14th of June in Cardiff. Sarfraz Ahmed the captain of Pakistani team won the toss and chose to play bowl first.
The decision was great, Pakistani bowlers put an outstanding performance restricting England to just make 211 runs.
Hasan Ali, the start of the show once again finished with of three for 35 in his 10 overs. This was marvelous and done graciously.
Hasan Ali was also supported by his fellow pacers Junaid Khan and debutante Raees who managed to claim two wickets each.
For England, right-handed batsman Joe Root did a great job and finished the innings with the top score of 46 off 56 balls alongside by the help of covering two boundaries.
Qualifying with 212 runs, Sarfraz Ahmed Captaincy and Pakistan team supremely won the ticket to Finale.
On another hand opener Azhar Ali (76 off 98) and Fakhar Zaman (57 off 58) secured half centuries.
The pair combine added 118 runs in total for the first wicket, did a great job and led Pakistani team to earn a comfortable and easy eight-wicket victory with more than 12 overs to spare.
That was a great strategy and super work done.
The rivals for Second Semi Finals India or Bangladesh will face on Sunday played at The Oval.
Meanwhile, Pakistani team practices wait to face any of the two rivals who wins the road to Finals.