Pakistan defied the odds to overwhelm arch-rivals India and pull off a major upset in the Champions Trophy final on Sunday. Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Amir shone as Pakistan won by 180 runs.
Pakistan's cricket team has easily beaten defending champions India in the Champions Trophy, winning by 180 runs at The Oval in London. It is the first time Pakistan has won the tournament.
A cricket match between India and Pakistan isn't just a sporting event: It can border on the jingoistic. When Pakistan thrashed India in the Champions Trophy final, social media was flooded with nationalistic posts.
Muslims in India have been charged with "sedition" for cheering Pakistan's win in the Champions Trophy final. Separately, India's head coach Anil Kumble has stepped down.
While visiting Afghanistan and Pakistan, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has urged the two countries to form a crisis prevention mechanism. Can Beijing persuade Islamabad to allay Kabul’s concern and rein in jihadists?
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