Pakistan’s Participation in Next Champions Trophy confirmed by ICC

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DOHA: ICC confirmed Pakistan’s participation in the 2017 Champions Trophy in the new rankings released by the governing body on Wednesday.

Pakistan was locked in a three-way battle with Bangladesh and the Caribbean for the first place finish in the Champions Trophy, but outperformed the Caribbean coast, after an ODI series win in Sri Lanka in July.

As for Azhar Ali are currently in eighth position in the ranking of the ICC only two points above the Antilles that are placed 9 in the team classification ODI on September 30, 2015, deadline for qualification in the eight Trophy countries Champions.