India Vs Pakistan Preview
India will face Pakistan in the final of ICC champions trophy 2017 . Oval will host this historic match.This match can be said as the most important game of this year. You don’t often see India Vs Pakistan quite often due to internal tension.
First game these two teams played each other is against each other. India maintained their phenomenal record by winning the game. Rain played hide and seek when match between these two teams held at Birmingham. But we had a winner at that juncture. India are unanimous favorite’s .
Pakistan also possess momemtum.They won three games on trot after their loss against India in their first game.Their Victory against South Africa, current number one side, is a real morale booster to them. Their journey was smooth against proteas. Against srilanka, it was a roller coaster ride, Sarfraz Khan ensured Pakistan to reach finals .He had put on 70+ runs partnership with tailender, Mohammed Aamir. Their victory against England is indispensable. Modern England are an impetus force, especially on home soil.Their bowling has never let them down. It was always their batting , which is inconsistent.
India are the only team in the tournament which successfully faced Pakistan bowling.Only change India would be pondering is to play Umesh or Ashwin
India always won in crunch situations.India wok against Pakistan in quarter final of 1996 World Cup. India won against Pakistan in 2007 t20 world cup.Last but not least, India won against Pakistan in semifinal of 2015 world cup
Pakistan will be sweating over Aamir’s fitness.He did not play the semifinal against England due to back spasm.His replacement player Ruman Raees also played instrumental role in Pakistan victory against England.It would be harsh on him to be rested.
Cricinfo scores predictions
India to be champions of ICC champions trophy 2016.
Babar Azam to top score in Pakistans innings.
Virat Kohli to top score in India. Batting line up.
Jasprit Bunrah to pick two or more wickets.