icc champions trophy semi final England v/s Pakistan

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With the exciting victory over Sri Lanka, the Pakistan team, which reached the semi-finals of the ICC champions Trophy, will face England today. The match will be played from 2.30 pm. Tournamen no. one team will not be easy for Pakistan against England. On this ground in Cardiff, Pakistan have won the last match against Sri Lanka, while on this ground, England defeated New Zealand by 87 runs.

 

England: Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Liam Plunkett and Adil Rashid

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed, Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Hasan Ali and Junaid Khan

Pakistan: 2 out of 3 matches won in icc champons trophy 2017

– The last ranking (8th) team in the tournament, Pakistan started the tournament with a defeat against India, but after that they won both their previous matches. With 19 runs against South Africa and then 3 wickets against Sri Lanka.

– This performance is in the rhythm of winning the Pakistani team. Their players are in good form as well as good confidence.

England: win all three matches in icc champions trophy

– The England Champions Trophy is the only team to win all their matches in 2017. He defeated Bangladesh, Australia and New Zealand in his group. Out of this, he scored a score of 300+ in 2 matches.

– Against Australia, he also scored 240 runs in 40 overs. However, due to rain the match was not possible and England won the match by 40 runs from the Duckworth-Lewis system.

Pakistan lose in ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals every time

– In the history of Champions Trophy, Pakistan has so far reached the semi-finals three times. In 2000, 2004 and 2009 All three times ended with a defeat in the semifinals. In such a situation, Pakistan will try to reach the final of the ICC Tournament for the first time.

England have played two final matches in icc champions trophy

– England reached the final in the 2004 and 2013 Champions Trophy. In 2004, he was defeated by West Indies by 2 wickets in an exciting match, while losing the match by five runs in 2013, Team India became the champion. In 2009 England reached the semi-finals. This time England is considered to be the strong contender of the tournament.

England-Pakistan match for the first time in Icc Champions Trophy

– The Champions Trophy was started in 1998. Since then, this tournament has never been a match between Pakistan and England team. This is the first match between the two teams in the Champions Trophy.

. Thanks to the captaincy of Sarfraz Ahmed (61 *), Pakistan made a place in the Champions Trophy semi-finals by defeating Sri Lanka by 3 wickets. Now it will be on June 14 from Group-A’s No. 1 team (England). On the other hand, the second semi-final Group A will between the No. 2 team (Bangladesh) and Group-B’s No. 1 team (India) on June 15. Team India, with Virat Kohli’s captaincy in Group B, is at number one with 4 points. In the group-A, host England is at number six with 6 points.

– Pakistan got a target of 237 runs to win from Sri Lanka. Pakistan started well, but the middle-order batsmen went on beating one after another. After that, captain Ahmed took the innings to the threshold of victory. Apart from this, Fakhr Jaman took 50 runs in his career with the first fifty. Sri Lanka’s Nuwan Pradeep scored 3 and Malinga, Lakmal and Perera took 1-1.

Fall of wickets like Pakistan

– Pakistan gave the first blow to Nuvan Pradeep of Sri Lanka in the 12th over. In the 12th over, Pradeep’s second bouncer ball could not understand the scoring rate (50) and he was caught off the penultimate over. The second blow to the team by Pradeep Nuvan in the 16th over. Babar Azam (10) in the middle trying to play Nuwan’s fourth ball, Dissilova was sitting easy catch. Mohammed Hafeez (1) became the victim of Kushal Perera in the next over.

The fourth blow to the team by Suranga Lakmal in the 20th over. On Lakmal’s second ball, Azhar Ali (34) was caught by Mendis. Shoaib Malik (11) Malinga on the fifth ball of the 25th over and became the victim of Imad Wasim (4) Nuvan Pradeep in the 26th over. Faheem Ashraful was out in the 30th over.

Such is Sri Lanka’s innings

The Sri Lankan team was all-out in batting first with 236 runs in 49.2 overs. Most runs scored by Nirvana Dikewela (73), while captain Angelo Mathews added 39 runs. On behalf of Pakistan, Hasan Ali and Junaid Khan took 3-3 wickets and Mohammad Aamer and debut bowler Fahim Ashraf took 2-2 wickets.

Fall of Sri Lankan wicket

Sri Lanka’s first blow was in the sixth over. In an attempt to play Junaid Khan’s first ball in the sixth over, Danushka Gunnilaka (13) was caught by Shoaib Malik at mid-off. The second blow to the team was given by Hasan Ali in Kusle Mendis (27).

– The third blow to the team was given by debut bowler Fahim Ashraf on the first ball of the 16th over. Dinesh Chandimal (0) wanted to play a shot in the direction of Fahim’s ball but the ball hit the ball while taking an inside edge from his bat. In the 32nd over, Angelo Mathews (39), Mohammad Aamir, Dhananjay D Silva (1) Junaid Khan in the 33rd over, Nirosho Dikewela in the 34th over

(73) Mohammed Amir, Thesara Perera (1) Junaid Khan in the 35th over, Suranga Lakmal (26) of Hasan Ali, in the 49th over, Asla Gauharatne (27) Hasan Ali and Nuvan Pradeep in the 50th over (1 ) Fahim became a victim of Ashraf.

The two teams were in one change

– The Pakistan team got the chance to debut the leg-spinner Shahab Khan with the pace bowler Fahim Ashraf. At the same time, Sri Lanka team included Dhananjay D Silva in place of Kusle Pereira in the team.

The teams are as follows

Pakistan: Sarfraz Ahmed (Captain and wicketkeeper), Azhar Ali, Babar Azam, Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Aamir, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik and Fakhar Zaman.

Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews (captain), Dinesh Chandimal, Danushka Gunnilka, Niroshana Dikewela (wicketkeeper), Kushal Mendis, Thisara Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Dhananjay Desilva, Nawan Kulasekara, Nuvan Pradeep

In the semifinals of the Icc Champions Trophy Team India is from Bangladesh. Team India is believed to be the strongest contender to reach the final. In this case, the fans in England are looking forward to watching the final match in India v England. When asked about Team India captain Virat Kohli, he said, “Our team is ready for any opponent.

– TheIcc Champions Trophy 2017 final can also happen between India and Pakistan. Team India reaches the finals after defeating Bangladesh, and if Pakistan also defeats England in the second semi-final and enters the finals, then cricket fans can once again get to see a tremendously exciting match between India and Pakistan.

Team reached the Indian High Commission’s event

In the historic Long Room of the Lords, Indian High Commission hosted a dinner for Team India. In this, the first test match between India and England was displayed.

– Tell us that in the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy Team India will face Bangladesh on June 15. On the other hand, another semi-final will be played on June 14 between Pakistan and England. The winning teams in both the matches will clash on June 18.

Virat Kohli, who did not have 2 knockout differences in the Champions Trophy, has once again reached the top of ICC ODI rankings. In the ranking, Virat is number one ODI batsman with 862 points, followed by David Warner 2nd (861), AB De Villiers 3rd (847). De Villiers retained the number one ranking since February 2017.

Ranking                                                                                    player                                                                                 rating           1.                                                                                              Virat Kohli (India)                                                               862

2                                                                                            David Warner (Australia)                                                     861

3                                                                                       AB de Villiers (South Africa)                                                     847

4                                                                                        Joe Root (England)                                                                    798

5                                                                                  Ken Williamson (New Zealand)                                                     779

6                                                                                   Quinton Dicoc (South Africa)                                                        769

7                                                                                     Ff Duplessi (South Africa)                                                             768

8                                                                                 Babar Azam (Pakistan)                                                                       763

9                                                                                Martin Guptill (New Zealand)                                                           749

10                                                                                     Shikhar Dhawan (India)                                                             746

Racking after icc Champions Trophy group staged match

– The ODI Ranking of the ICC Champions Trophy was followed by the completion of the match of the group stage. In the Champions Trophy, Virat has so far scored 157 runs with two knots out fifty, which he got in the rankings. This time, Virat 22 points behind De Villiers was ahead of the rankings. Virat played an innings of 81 * against Pakistan and 76 * against South Africa. Only one point behind David Warner, Virat Kohli, is in second place. De Villiers has lost two positions in the rankings.

Return to Top 10 in the Pinnacle

– In the icc Champions Trophy 2017, Shikhar Dhawan, who has scored 1 Century and 2 half-centuries, has returned to ODI’s top 10 batsmen. They also got the benefit of the Champions Trophy performance. In the last ranking, the peak was in the 15th position. Rohit Sharma’s current ranking is 12th and MS Dhoni’s ranking is 13th. Both of these batsmen have lost a one-position position.

Position of Indian Players in Test Ranking

Top 10 Test batsmen: 2 Indian players are included. Among them, Cheteshwar Pujara (846 points) is Virat Kohli (818 points) at 4th and 5th position. Australia’s Steve Smith (941 points) is number 1 in this ranking.

Top 10 Test bowlers: 2 Indian players are at the top position. Ravindra Jadeja (898 points) is on number one position. R Ashwin (865) is in 2nd position.

Top 10 Test all-rounder: 2 Indian players have made the place. Ravindra Jadeja (422 points) is on the number two position, while Ashwin (413 points) is in 3rd position. Please tell that Ravindra Jadeja is also in the 8th position with 254 points in the ODI all-rounder list.

. In the second semi-final of the Champions Trophy 2017, India has to play against Bangladesh. India is heavily inclined in this match but nothing can be said about Bangladesh Especially, Bangladesh’s batsmen have performed amazingly in this tournament. On behalf of Bangladesh, this batsman has kept the tournament alive and he is expected to be competitive with this Indian batsman in the semi-final.

Shikhar Dhawan vs Tamim Iqbal

England opener Shikhar Dhawan is very much impressed with the Indian team and it is clearly visible. Dhawan is batting amazing and in the three league matches so far, he is ahead of all the batsmen in the field of making runs only, not just from India. Dhawan has scored 271 runs at an average of 90.33 in three matches played so far. His best score is 125 and he has so far scored a century and two half-centuries in three games.

Talking about Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal, he is still at number three in the Champions Trophy tournament. Tamim has scored 223 runs in three matches at an average of 74.33. His best score is 128 runs. Tamim has also made a century and a half-century in three matches. Both of them have battered for their teams so far, in such a scenario the cricket fans will definitely be seen.

Will Tamim be able to leave behind Dhawan in this case

Although no one can say that in Dhawan and Tamim, who plays the innings in the semi-final but in the case of making runs, Dhawan will definitely want to leave Dhawan behind number one. Dhawan has so far scored 271 runs and Tamim has 223 runs, that is, Tamim is just 48 behind Dhawan.

Who puts the century

By the way, these two batsmen have made a hundred, then both of them have so far scored one century in the Champions Trophy. That is, they both have a chance to score a century in the semi-finals. Now it will be interesting to see who among these two can score a century.

With the exciting victory over Sri Lanka, the Pakistan team, which reached the semi-finals of the ICC champions Trophy, will face England today. The match will be played at 2.30 pm. Tournament no. one team will not be easy for Pakistan against England. On this ground in Cardiff, Pakistan has won the last match against Sri Lanka, while on this ground, England defeated New Zealand by 87 runs.

Talking about Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal, he is still at number three in the Champions Trophy tournament. Tamim has scored 223 runs in three matches at an average of 74.33. His best score is 128 runs. Tamim has also made a century and a half-century in three matches. Both of them have battered for their teams so far, in such a scenario the cricket fans will definitely be seen.

Top 10 Test all-rounder: 2 Indian players have made the place. Ravindra Jadeja (422 points) is in the number two position, while Ashwin (413 points) is in 3rd position. Please tell that Ravindra Jadeja is also in the 8th position with 254 points in the ODI all-rounder list.