India crushed Pakistan by 124 runs (D/L method) in their ICC Champions Trophy opener on June 4, 2017, at Edgbaston.

Final score

Pakistan 164 all-out.

India 319/3 in 48 overs. - Kohli 81*, Yuvraj Singh 53, Shikar Dhawan 52, Rohit Sharma 91.

India scores 72 runs in the last four overs.

47th over - - 23 runs.

46th over runs - 5,4,5,1,6,1

India 280/2 45.3 overs - Virat Kohli 67, Yuvraj Singh 52*

India 202/2 in 38 overs.

India 173/1 in 33 overs

India 26/0 in 6.4 overs.

India 14/0 in 4.3 overs.

Pakistan won the toss and elected to field

As per trade experts, record viewership is expected for this game, as the match will be too intense, and for both the teams, winning this battle is a matter of pride.

More than one billion people will watch this game on television, and the channels which are telecasting this match have made all necessary arrangements to provide a pleasing viewing experience for the audiences.

Tv telecast in the US and India

Considering the Indian population in the United States, the live telecast of this cricket match is expected to get record viewership. Willow TV is telecasting this game in the US.

In India, this event can be watched live on Star Sports. For the live streaming, visit the official website of Star Sports or Hotstar. To watch the live streaming through Star Sports website, make sure that you have an Indian IP address. To know the Live Scores, do visit ESPN Cricinfo or Cricbuzz.

Team news

Pakistan has expelled Junaid Khan, Haris Sohail and Fakhar Zaman from the playing eleven. Ahmed Shehzad and Azhar Ali will open the innings for Pakistan, and they will be followed by Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, and Mohammed Hafeez.

On the other hand, picking the right eleven is a matter of worry for Indian skipper Virat Kohli, as the team is loaded with lots of talents. Yuvraj Singh who has been suffering from a minor injury has practiced on the nets, and in all probabilities, he will play this crucial game.

The line-ups

It might not be a surprise if India decides to go with just one spinner in the playing eleven.

Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper during a recent press conference, told that the team is quite confident to play against even the mightiest team under the sky.

Pitch and surface conditions

Weather in Edgbaston is a major point of concern, as experts predict chances of rain on Sunday. The surface is flat, and the ball will directly come on to the bat. As Indian team is loaded with some excellent batsmen, they will have a slight upper hand when compared to their arch rivals. The Captain who wins the toss will not have any hesitation to bat first, and a score ranging from 300 is considered competitive in this ground.