Vastavam web: After eight-wicket victory over hosts England in the Champions Trophy semi-finals Pak captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he was proud of his inexperienced team.Pakistan, the lowest-ranked side in the tournament, lost heavily to India in their opening match but victories over South Africa and Sri Lanka sent them into the last four.Pakistan, without their leading fast bowler Mohammad Amir due to injury, bowled England out for 211 with 23-year-old seamer Hasan Ali taking three wickets to earn the man-of-the-match award.”Credit goes to the bowlers,” Sarfraz said. “They bowled really well, especially in the middle part. Hasan is improving day by day.”
Sarfraz is confident about Pakistan’s chances in their first Champions Trophy final on Sunday when they will face local rivals India or Bangladesh.”I said after the loss to India if we play good cricket, definitely we will win this tournament. Now we are in the final,” he said.