Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey

Sunday with double dose as Pakistan faces India in Cricket and Hockey”

If he does, favourites India had better look out.

"We've got nothing to lose - the pressure is more on them".

India's remarkable consistency will be up against Pakistan's legendary volatility when the fierce rivals clash in what is expected to be an exciting finale to the ICC Champions Trophy, on Sunday.

India booked their place in the showpiece fixture with a nine-wicket victory over Bangladesh at Edgbaston.

Although gambling is illegal in most parts of India, Indians can lay their bets through United Kingdom websites using their global credit cards and e-wallets, said Landers as gambling being legal in the UK.

What impressed Arthur after the India result were the players' honest appraisals, the sign of a maturity that wasn't in the side a year ago.

"I'll have a good death session because that's the time I bowl in the match".

India may be ahead against Pakistan in ICC tournaments by an 8-2 margin, but in all ODI tournament finals Pakistan holds a 6-2 edge in the head-to-head battle against India.

But many analysts believe if Pakistan can upset India, it will spark a renewal.

However, the India skipper said they were not looking at past records and would rather focus on putting up a complete performance in the summit showdown. He enjoys calling people by playful nicknames and he can find humour in nearly every situation, even when we are spending hour after hour at another photo shoot, waiting for the photographer to be ready, then being told how and where to pose, then waiting some more, then being told we have to start the process all over again. "We want to see Sarfraz lift the trophy on Sunday".

"Definitely Sunday's game is a big game as this is the first final between us since 2007 and there is never a tiresome moment in an Indo-Pakistan game, so we want to change that", said Azhar. "We have not decided about (playing him)", Mahmood said on Friday.

When asked if he was surprised at Pakistan's resurgence since their opening defeat, the unorthodox seamer replied: "Not at all, anything can happen on any day".

There'll be more people watching in India, although a lower proportion of the population.

Amir would like to lead the pack like Wasim Akram did in that final against England, sending Allan Lamb (31) and Chris Lewis (0) back in two consecutive deliveries returning with man-of-match figures of 3/49.

Bars across the capital are planning special happy hours and public screenings, and small stores and kiosks will set up televisions for crowds to gather around on the streets.

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has pleaded with the Indian government to "soften" its stance on resumption of bilateral cricket ties between the two countries as he feels it can reduce tensions.

"It's a fantastic turnaround after the Indian loss and hammers the point that nothing is impossible", he said.

For the 22 players in question, it's just a game of cricket. "Look if we have the batsmen in hand, and they do play the extra batsman, Kedar Jadhav, at 6 and they have Hardik Pandya at 7 and they have shown that he can be pushed up a little bit", he said.

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