A spirited unbeaten 75 run knock from David Miller went in vain for South Africa as Pakistan completed a 19-run victory by Duckworth-Lewis method riding on a strong bowling performance from Hasan Ali and the spinners in the seventh match of ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has docked a percentage of match fees of New Zealand players following their recently concluded Champions Trophy encounter against England at Sophia Gardens on Tuesday.
A collective bowling effort led by Jake Ball and Liam Plunkett helped England restrict New Zealand to 223 runs in a chase of 311 to win the sixth game of the ICC Champions Trophy in Cardiff by 87 runs and thereby becoming the first team to reach to the semi-finals.
Heavy and continuous rain for 150 minutes ended Australia's hopes of registering their maiden victory in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 tournament as only 16 overs were possible in the second innings of the fifth game against Bangladesh at The Oval.
A scintillating batting display followed by a dominating bowling performance saw India complete a 124 run win by DLS method against their arch-rivals Pakistan in the fourth match of ICC Champions Trophy in Birmingham.
Sri Lanka will miss the services of stand-in captain Upul Tharanga after he was handed a two-match suspension by the International Cricket Council following the recently concluded Champions Trophy game against South Africa at The Oval.
In what will be one of the most awaited contest of the tournament, both India and Pakistan are set to resume their rivalry when they meet each other in the Group B clash of the ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on Sunday.
Hashim Amla became the fastest to 25th ODI century while Imran Tahir picked a four-wicket haul as South Africa completed a 96-run victory against Sri Lanka in their ICC Champions Trophy opening game at Kennington Oval.