India vs Pakistan final, ICC Champions Trophy 2017

A day before the dream final between two traditional rivals, India and Pakistan, at the ICC Champions Trophy, a video has emerged on Saturday showing Pakistan fans shouting at former India captain and cricket commentator Sourav Ganguly and attacking his vehicle.”If you drive into nearly any city in India, you will see his face appear on every other billboard”, he said.”Intense and serious in matches and at practice, he retains the invaluable ability to switch off from the game, relaxing, laughing and joking at every opportunity”, said 33-year-old De Villiers.Gambhir is of the view that for Pakistani pacers to make an impact in London, help from the conditions is imperative.In the pre-match press conference Arthur said that the loss to India in the group stages was “an aberration” there will be no repeat of their woeful pool showing against India when the latest edition of world cricket’s most high-profile contest takes place in London. India will play with the same team that played the last game against Bangladesh.Virat Kohli’s troops would now be looking to defend their title that they won in 2013 edition under the leadership of MS Dhoni after beating hosts England in the final by 5 runs.India shall be going into the match as the favorites both on form and the quality of players they have at their disposal. In between, Ajay Jadeja, Venkatesh Prasad, Hrishikesh Kanitkar or Joginder Sharma have all played their bit roles in winning big matches thereby overcoming the Sharjah Syndrome that affected the Indian teams of mid 80’s and early 90’s.”No one is a victor beforehand, and you can’t predict anything in this game”.Where is the ICC Champions Trophy final between India and Pakistan being played?”You can’t ignore it”. But at the same time, we’re neither intimidated by them nor are we arrogant about what we are doing.After you took the responsibility of captaining the team and became the No.1 batsman, it has been seen that India have dominated Pakistan with an exception of two games.”We will look towards scoring in the 300 range rather than 260 to 270″, said the coach and added that strike rotation has improved.It was only on June 4 that India launched their title defence with a 124-run rout of Pakistan at Edgbaston. “That said, the ICC Champions Trophy is the only event where it has defeated India, not once but twice – in 2004 at Southampton and in 2009 at Centurion”, wrote Hussey.’On their day they can beat any side in the world, ‘ said Kohli.The South African captain, who plays alongside Kohli for the Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the Indian Premier League, revealed that the “outstanding cricketer” is someone who is fun to be with off the field.