By Abdul Gani and Islamuddin SajidISLAMABAD, Pakistan/GUWAHATI, IndiaIndia 62/5 after 15 oversPakistan 338/4 in 50 oversIndia require another 277 runs to win with 5 wickets in hand in remaining 35 oversPakistan bowlers continue to dominate with two more back-to-back wickets in the 13th and 14th over leaving India tottering at 54 for the loss of 5 wickets.Yuvraj was out LBW to Shadab Khan at 22 while Dhoni was caught by Imad Wasim off Hasan Ali.India needs another 277 from 35 overs with 5 wickets in hand.Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan, who was the top scorer in the tournament with 317 runs also fall to Amir at 21 when he was caught behind in the 9th over. India are 47 for 3 at the end of 10 overs with former captain MS Dhoni and left handed batsman Yuvraj Singh at the crease.Earlier, Pakistani opening batsman Fakhar Zaman’s thrilling century guided Pakistan set a challenging total of 338/4 against their arch-rival India in the final of international cricket tournament.This is for the first time when neighboring Asian cricket superpowers -- Pakistan and India -- faced each other in the final of the Champions Trophy, one of the major global cricket tournaments conducted by International Cricket Council (ICC).India have won the trophy twice while this is the first time Pakistan reached the final, which is being played at the Oval in London.In all big cities of Pakistan, cricket lovers and associations are watching the highly anticipated game on big screens at public places. Speaking to Anadolu Agency over the phone before the game, Pakistani cricketer Kamran Akmal said the Pakistan’s performance in the tournament had been tremendous as they won matches against the big teams, even defeating England on their home ground."We have very good bowling and batting line and they have the ability to win the ICC Champion Trophy," Akmal hoped.
Около сотни фанатов российской команды спровоцировали беспорядки у стадиона Сан Мамес. Как минимум два человека были ранены, в том числе полицейский, который позже скончался в больнице. Пятеро россиян были задержаны.
После поражения украинских биатлонистов в эстафете олимпийская сборная Украины опустилась в командном зачете на 20 место. Артем Прима, Сергей Семенов, Владимир Семаков и Дмитрий Пидручный смогли прийти лишь девятыми.