The cornered tigers maul India by 180 runs. The lowest ranked team has won the Champions Trophy! The last time Pakistan won a global ODI tournament was the 1992 World Cup.
This will be viewed as their greatest victory over India. Zaman and Amir are the new Anwar and Akram.
That 180-run victory margin is the largest in an ODI final ever. Epic demolition.
Just shows what the Pakis are capable of. If they could be consistent and perhaps not cheat, then the world would have a better standard of cricket.
Pandya tried. He hit 76 off 43. The seventh batsman scored half of all the runs scored up to that point. India will want to forget this game.
India 156/9. Pakistan will win the Champions Trophy in one of the most one-sided finals in ODI history. With the exception of Pandya, the entire Indian team failed. Shame.
India imploding pretty badly. Now at 54/5. This is turning out to be the worst final India has ever played. Conversely, Pakistan have never had such a potent performance at the top stage.
India beat Pakistan early in this tournament. It's funny because that just might be the reason why Pakistan is winning today. They made the necessary changes after that shambolic display, fought back, and now they're close to victory.
Amir annihilates the entire Indian top order. He gets dangerous Dhawan for 21. Wasim Akram's 1992 World Cup performance just might be eclipsed.
India under tremendous pressure at 33/3. They still have to score over 300 runs!
The rusty middle order is exposed. This is now Pakistan's game to lose.
India lost Sharma for a 0. Insane pressure. Of course, Amir is such a gifted talent. His demolition of England seven years ago was phenomenal. However, the fool lost five years due to cheating. He has a chance to recover some glory today.
Oooh, and he does! Amir gets the #1 ranked batsman in the world! Kohli is out for 5. Amir has given 5 runs for 2 wickets in 2 overs. India are 6/2 chasing 339!
Pakistan bat first and make the highest score of the entire tournament: 338/4. None of the main bowlers needed to bat. They're all fully rested.
The mighty Indians have one hell of a chase. Insane pressure! Why did Kohli let them bat first!? Bad decision.
Fakhar Zaman made his debut on June 7, 2017. His four scores read: 31, 50, 57, 114. He averages 63. I was thinking that Azam would make a century but Zaman just might be the Man of the Match. Of course, Zaman has now got a lock on the opener spot.
India is the stronger team but they have one odd weakness. Their middle order hasn't been tested in the tournament. The only way that Pakistan can win is to expose those rusty batsmen and get them out cheaply. Otherwise, India will successfully defend their title.
It really is Indian batsmen vs. Pakistani bowlers.
Also, Babar Azam is due for a big score. He can be guaranteed a place in the team for the next decade if he delivers. No pressure.