New Indian Express – Pakistan Team celebrating the fall of an Indian wicket during the Champions Trophy Final.


  • They ended the year on a bittersweet note against Sri Lanka in UAE, as they lost the Test series 0-2 and won the ODIs and T20s by 5-0 and 3-0.
  • Sri Lanka: After missing the semi-final slot in Champions Trophy, Sri Lanka were further pummelled at home through 2-3 ODI series loss against Zimbabwe and 0-9 thrashing from Indians.
  • England: After starting the year with a 2-1 ODI and T20 defeats in India, Eoin Morgan and Co.’s dreams of winning the ICC Champions Trophy at home were dashed when they lost the semi-final against Pakistan.
  • However, the first-round elimination in Champions Trophy, along with Test match loss in Bangladesh and 1-4 ODI thrashing in India made 2017 a bit mediocre for them.
  • During March-April, they toured Sri Lanka, where they drew Test, ODI and T20 series.

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