'Pak pacers no match for Kohli & Co' | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, June 18, 2017 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:59 AM, June 18, 2017

'Pak pacers no match for Kohli & Co'

Pakistan pacers have managed to subdue the rival batsmen en route to the Champions Trophy final but Gautam Gambhir does not see them posing any serious threat to Indian batsmen in the title clash on Sunday.

The Pakistan attack, comprising the likes of Mohammed Amir, Junaid Khan and Hasan Ali, has gone from strength to strength. They were exceptional against Sri Lanka and very impressive against England in the semifinal.

Gambhir is of the view that for Pakistani pacers to make an impact in London, help from the conditions is imperative.

"For years the India-Pakistan contest has been a battle between India's batting and Pakistan bowling. Earlier, it used to be Shoaib (Akhtar) and Umar Gul vs us and now Amir is their best bowler. Given the flat nature of wickets in the competition so far I don't see any threat for India," Gambhir told PTI in an interaction.

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