India to take on Bangaladesh in semi as Pakistan notched Sri Lanka out of Champions Trophy

  • India to take on Bangaladesh in semi as Pakistan notched Sri Lanka out of Champions Trophy
13-06-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

All semifinalists in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Tournament have been confirmed as Pakistan notched up a three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their last Group B match on Monday securing their position in the last four.

Now, Group A topper England will lock horns with Pakistan in first semifinal on Wednesday at Cardiff Wales Stadium. On the other hand in the second semifinal, on Thursday, top in the Group B table India will take on Bangladesh at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham.

With the help of opener Fakhar Zaman’s quick half century and Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed’s unbeaten 61 runs, Pakistan chased a small target of 237 runs with 31 balls to spare. For Pakistan, fast bowlers Hasan Ali and Junaid Khan claimed three wickets each.

Earlier sent to bat, Sri Lanka were all out in last over with four ball still to be played. They scored 236 runs as except opener Niroshan Dickwella’s 73 none of their batsman crossed 40.

Tags : India Bangaladesh semi final Pakistan Sri Lanka ICC Champions Trophy 2017 England Birmingham


Comments.
Leave a reply.