Vastavam web: India have ticked all the boxes in the ongoing Champions Trophy and it’s no surprise that they would get past Pakistan to retain the title, Test wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha said today.”Barring one match (against Sri Lanka) India have done well in every department and they are overall favorites. It’s no surprise, you ask anyone, he or she will put India in the hot seat tomorrow,” India’s number one Test wicketkeeper Saha said on the sidelines of a CAB first division league match today.
But, they have bounced back in style, ousting South Africa in a must-win match before a clinical win over Bangladesh in the semi-final.”It’s a high pressure game and the most important thing is to maintain composure. The team who will perform well will win,” Saha said.India’s batting line-up, as expected, has fired big time in this Champions Trophy with Shikhar Dhawan (317 runs), Rohit Sharma (304 runs) and skipper Virat Kohli (253 runs) making it three Indians in the top-five highest run-getters’ list.
Pakistan, on the other hand, have done well in pace attack with tournament’s leading wicket-taker Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan and Rumman Raees being among the top performers, while the return of of Mohammed Amir will be a big boost for them.