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India vs Pakistan Final, Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli and Boys Will Win, Predicts Virender Sehwag

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: June 18, 2017, 9:53 AM IST
India vs Pakistan Final, Champions Trophy 2017: Virat Kohli and Boys Will Win, Predicts Virender Sehwag

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New Delhi: Legendary India cricketer Virender Sehwag has put his weight behind Virat Kohli and his troops and has said that India will beat Pakistan to win the Champions Trophy title on Sunday.

This will be the first time that the two arch-rivals will clash in the final of a 50-over ICC event and Sehwag said he foresees that India will come out on top.

Sehwag also said he loved to punish the Pakistani bowlers, especially speedster Shoaib Akhtar, by hitting them for boundaries.

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"Pakistan was that one team against which I always loved hitting boundaries, especially against Shoaib Akhtar who used to bowl at 150 km/h," Sehwag said in an interview with 'UCWeb'.

Sehwag, however refused to react to to Rashid Latif's disparaging remarks on him that the Indian cricketer was suffering from "piles of mouth".

Latif said this in response to a Sehwag tweet ahead of India-Pakistan Champions Trophy final on Sunday, which also happens to be Father's day worldwide.

When told about Latif's comments, Sehwag said, "This eventually portrays Rashid Latifs character. I haven't seen that video and neither do I want to. Whatever I had said was in good spirit and it should have been taken with a pinch of salt," he said.
First Published: June 18, 2017, 9:48 AM IST

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