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October 15, 2019
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Pakistan qualify for ICC Champions Trophy 2017

COLOMBO: Triumphant Pakistan has cemented its place in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 as it beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth One day International of five-match series against Sri Lanka on Wednesday at Colombo.

The emphatic seven-wicket victory has earned Pakistan two valuable points to push it up on 8th place in ICC ODI rankings with 90 points, leaving behind West Indies on 9th spot with 88 points.

If Pakistan wins its final game on Sunday, it will end with 92 points.

However, Pakistan have to play a triangular series with Zimbabwe and West Indies in September. Pakistan needs to prepare for the series from now to make it conform to the Trophy.

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