How the internet reacted to a nail-biting Pak-India Champions Trophy final

Published June 18, 2017
Pakistani cricket fans celebrate as they watch the cricket final match between Pakistan and India at a shopping mall in Lahore on June 18.─AFP
Pakistani cricket fans celebrate as they watch the cricket final match between Pakistan and India at a shopping mall in Lahore on June 18.─AFP

Pakistan and India's fierce battle for the Champions Trophy title sparked a flood of memes, with cricket fans on both sides of the border capturing the essence of the competition in well-timed witty jokes.

Pakistan, who set up an unassailable 339-run target, thrashed India by 180 runs to raise the trophy at the end of the high-octane competition.

Here's a round-up of the best memes to come out of the nail-biting matchl:

When Pooh summed up our feelings about the final

When our own players surprised us

All of us while watching the men in green bat

India got off to a rocky start

Witnessing the collapse of Indian batting

The Indian wickets kept falling

When Kohli and Sharma fell, so did Indian hopes

Indian fans were good sports

And of course the internet couldn't forget Rishi Kapoor

Forecasts showed heavy shows of celebration in Pakistan

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