Weekly Digest: Pakistan's stunning victory

Pakistan's Champions Trophy triumph, Kidambi Srikanth's third Super Series win are among the highlights of this Weekly Digest.

Fakhar Zaman scored a brilliant hundred in Pakistan's Champions Trophy title win against India.   -  AP

CRICKET

Pakistan, which entered the ICC Champions Trophy as the tournament's bottom-ranked side, won the trophy after beating defending champion India by 180 runs. (Report)

West Indies and Afghanistan shared the three-match ODI series after the third ODI at Gros Islet was abandoned.

TENNIS

Lucas Pouille earned his second title in 2017 by ending Feliciano Lopez's brilliant run at the Stuttgart Open. (Report)

 

Johanna Konta's hopes of claiming a first grass-court title were dashed by an admirable Donna Vekic fightback in the Aegon Open final. (Report)

Luxembourg's Gilles Muller downed towering Croat Ivo Karlovic to claim the title in 's-Hertogenbosch in a final with the oldest combined age for two players since 1976. (Report)

FOOTBALL

Portugal conceded a late equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Mexico at the Confederations Cup. (Report)

Sunil Chhetri’s magnificent goal against Kyrgyzstan in India’s 1-0 win in the 2019 Asian Cup Qualifiers match made him the fourth highest international goal scorer among active players worldwide. (Report)

MORE SPORTS

Hockey: India thrashed Pakistan 7-1 to storm into the quarterfinals of the Hockey World League (HWL) semifinal. (Report)

Badminton: Kidambi Sirkanth grabbed his third Super Series title at the Indonesia Super Series Premier, defeating unseeded Kazumasa Sakai of Japan in straight games. (Report)

Basketball: Kevin Durant powered Golden State Warriors to its fifth NBA title. Golden State won best-of-seven series 4-1 against Cleveland Cavaliers. (Report)