Captain Sarfraz hopes Champions Trophy triumph ends Pakistan's exile

Pakistan defeat India by 180 runs to lift Champions Trophy title

Pakistan can upset any team on their day, says Kohli

Fakhar had the last laugh, as Pakistan won its first Trophy final by 180 runs, and its first global ODI title in 25 years.

Mohammad Amir removed all of India's top three as Pakistan routed their arch-rivals by 180 runs in an astonishing Champions Trophy final at The Oval on Sunday.

In the ODI player rankings, India opener Rohit Sharma, who scored 123 not out in the semifinal, has gained three slots to reach 10th position while pace bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar (up four places to joint-19th) and Jasprit Bumrah (up 19 places to 24th) are the others to gain.

Pakistan had come into the tournament as the lowest-ranked team and lost heavily to India in their opening group match, but they beat South Africa and Sri Lanka to make the semi-finals where they beat hosts England.

Earlier in the day, the Uttarakhand Government has imposed Section 144 in Dehradun's Clock Tower and nearby area.

Virat Kohli won the toss and put Pakistan in to bat first.

But Strauss says there is no need for one poor display to take away from what the team has done since their awful run of performances at the 2015 World Cup.

"When players like that get going on their day, it becomes really hard to stop them because I think 80 percent of his shots were high-risk - and they were all coming off", said Kohli.

"I'm disappointed but I have a smile on my face because I'm proud of how my team has performed in the tournament overall". The green shirts set up a daunting 339-run target with a loss of four wickets for the men in blue, but Indian batting collapsed under a calculated bowling attack, with all men out for just 158 runs in the 31st over.

Mohammad Hafeez dedicated a stunning ICC Champions Trophy success to the public of Pakistan after thrashing India at The Oval.

"Our team has presented us with a best gift in the holy fasting month of Ramadan", said Shabbir Ali Asghar, a 14-year-old student, as he watched the final with friends on television in Rawalpindi.

"Hopefully this win, everyone will remember, not just for today, not just for tomorrow, but for a very long, long time", added the wicket-keeper/batsman. "Things weren't happening for them and then they win a tournament". But we know we've got a lot of work still to do.

India's next major one-day challenge will come in the 2019 World Cup back in England.

He said he hoped the win would nourish passionate fans starved of watching their team play at home.

Spinner Shadab Khan snared Yuvraj Singh lbw for 22 and Dhoni, India's former captain who has saved the team on many occasions, pulled Hasan Ali to Imad Wasim at deep square leg to depart for four.

Special arrangements were made to broadcast the final live in community halls, cinemas and parks across Pakistan.

"I want to congratulate Pakistan first, they had an wonderful tournament".

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