Arthur confirmed Saturday that Mohammad Amir, who missed the semi-final with a back spasm, would return against India. But the unpredictability and never-say-die spirit of Pakistan cricket is here for all of us to celebrate again as we all await with bated breaths for what promises to be an epic clash at The Oval in London.
India have won their last two ODI matches against Pakistan. However, they are up against a disciplined and consistent team, India.
"The pressure is high for both sides and their countries.it is a dream final for the sponsors and the broadcasters", he added.
Before I dwell on Pakistan's strategy for the big match, I want to say that the final has given Sarfraz a God given opportunity of leaving a lasting legacy. While collective training and strategizing is all very fine, cricket can often be a lonely sport at times, making it imperative that players devise their own ways of getting, and staying, in the zone.
From appearing ordinary at the start to beating hosts England in the semifinals, Pakistan has gathered pace slowly and looks risky.
One can expect a cracker of a game on Sunday with the two arch-rivals facing each other for the second time in the tournament. Pakistan's bowling may have improved after their shambolic first game, but India's batting has been rock steady. And same will be the case today. Junaid Khanalso sits in the top five wicket takers in the competition with seven to his name, whilst Muhammad Amir has been passed fit to play.
Pakistan lead 72-52 on the limited overs head-to-head in a fixture that grips not just the two nations but the whole globe.
"On their day they can beat any side in the world", the India captain said of Pakistan.
There has always been a lot of hype associated with India-Pakistan matches.
With Amir back in harness, Pakistan will focus on their seam-bowling strength and try to expose an India middle order which has barely been needed while those further up the list have been piling up runs at an average of nearly 100 per wicket throughout. We went on to win that match.
Azhar Ali is a first over victim for Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who gets one ball to just move away enough to take the outside edge through to Dhoni. He is quite an aggressive player and that has helped Pakistan get some quick runs at the top of the order. You can help the team come out of hard situations only if you're thinking in that fashion.
Wayward with the ball, sloppy with the bat and calamitous in the field; Sarfraz Ahmed's side looked like anything but a team that would share the final stage with the defending champions.
The weather is expected to remain mostly dry. However, isolated thunderstorm activity can not be ruled out but will not impact the play much.
Pence hires outside legal counsel
Kushner - Trump's son-in-law - is one of several people close to the president who are "people of interest" in the investigation. He dismissed concerns about the reduced funding, which are part of wider cuts that proposed throughout the government by Trump.
Ronaldo wants to leave Real?
The report says Perez has told Ronaldo that he will not hold him against his will but insisted no player is bigger than the club. Not because they can't pay the money but because they need to offer him the possibility of winning titles and personal awards.
London fire: Death toll rises to 58
Firefighters were using drones and sniffer dogs to search the building, as some of the upper floors have not yet been made safe. We have worked tirelessly over the last four days to truly understand those that we know were there on the night".
Fowler ready to break major duck
But Thomas' lead, which sat at two shots after he eagled 18, lasted only temporarily as Fleetwood and Harman each birdied Nos. Day, however, said he felt ready to go before flaming out early. "I'd love to have another one of those", Thomas said.
US Open Day Three
Casey also had a triple bogey on No. 14 in the second round, but he finished with a 1-under 71 and a share of the 36-hole lead. Fowler finished with six birdies and just two bogeys but hit only 8-of-14 fairways and 11-of-18 greens in regulation.
Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open
He hit a 3-wood from 310 yards on the par-5 18th to set up his eagle putt. "We're going to have a good time", Fowler said. And instead of leaving Erin Hills fretting about how much better he could've done, he was thankful it wasn't any worse.
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
But in the future, they may rethink wanting armed guards when there is a large gathering of members of Congress in one spot. Former Yankees manager Joe Torre walked toward the mound in what everyone suspected would be the ceremonial first pitch .
Warriors face expensive decisions on Durant, Curry
That team intimacy and Myers' desire to dish Dub Nation the best of basketball are why he can't stop thinking about the Warriors. Veterans David West, Shaun Livingston and Andre Iguodala have been transparent about their displeasure with Donald Trump .