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Allrounder Hardik Pandya smashed three sixes at the start of the last over as India let rip against rival Pakistan to reach 319-3 from 48 overs in Group B of the Champions Trophy on Sunday.
Pakistan were set a revised target of 289 in 41 overs to beat title-holders India
Defending champion India hit 72 crucial runs in the last four overs, with Pandya ending on 20 off six deliveries. Most of those came during a costly 23-run last over for Imad Wasim (0-66), making it an even bigger challenge for Pakistan's unproven batting lineup.
India had seemed to slumber in the middle of its innings after reaching 136-0 at an overcast Edgbaston but a key partnership came from Kohli and Yuvraj for the third wicket.
A minute's silence was held before the match for the victims of the London Bridge attacks on Saturday night, amid heavy security at the West Midlands ground.
“Our thoughts are with everyone affected by what has happened in London overnight,” the ICC said in a statement released Sunday.