LONDON: The cricket teams of India and Pakistan avoided shaking hands when they came face to face with each other in the dressing room, according to a video clip footage.
Indian coach Anil Kumble and Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur shook hands and exchanged pleasantries however, the rest of the teams passed by each other without uttering a single word or greeting each other.
Pakistan and India face off tomorrow in an epic clash for the coveted ICC Champions Trophy 2017 title. The two teams faced each other in their opening clash which was won decisively by India.
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However, Pakistan are looking more dangerous after their successive victories against South Africa, Sri Lanka and England. While India looks formidable with an excellent batting line-up, Pakistan has in Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Amir, Shadab Khan, Rumman Raees and Imad Wasim a lethal bowling attack that rip any batting order to shreds.
While India are the defending champions of the ICC Champions Trophy, it is the first time that Pakistan has reached the final of the tournament.
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Story first published: 17th June 2017