Team India is the strong contender for Champions Trophy 2017 : Shahid Afridi

India started playing as a strong contender and played the entire match in the same way

Shahid Afridi is disappointed with Pakistan’s performance against India on Sunday. He gave credit to Indian players for the best performance and said that the defending Champion played as the strong contender of the title. Afridi said that his team’s poor performance took away all the thrill of Sunday match. He said that there was no adventure in the India-Pak Champions Trophy match because Pakistan’s performance was extremely disappointing. Being a Pakistani supporter, I was sad to see this but India once again proved its dominance.

Afridi said, “India started playing as a strong contender and played the entire match in the same way. India started a fantastic start by defeating Pakistan by 124 runs. Afridi was not happy with the strategy of Pakistani captain Sarfraz Ahmed and said, “Sarfraj won the toss, which was very important in this season. But the strategy was so bad and the fielding was worse that the team could not take advantage of it.

The match was played on Sunday in the Champions Trophy, Virat Kohli-led India, India, performed brilliantly in both batting and bowling, defeating Pakistan by 124 runs (Duckworth-Lewis Rule). This match was interrupted several times due to the rain. While batting first on Pakistan’s invitation, Team India scored 319 runs in the allotted 48 overs. Four batsmen scored half centuries. Rohit Sharma top-scored with 91, Virat Kohli 81 not out, Shikhar Dhawan 68 and Yuvraj Singh 53 runs.

Ajay Kashyap
A writer and cricket lover

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