the victory against India, Pakistan
skipper Younis Khan has said that
the ICC Champions Trophy belongs to
“This Trophy was originally
scheduled to be held in Pakistan.
We were the real hosts. My nation
wants it back and we are ready to
give our hundred percent to get it
back for the country,” Khan
Before reaching the final, the captain
feels that his country needs the prestigious
“We have never reached the final
and I think it is a good opportunity
to go on to win the prestigious title.
It is a good chance and we are only
three games away from winning it.
Our country needs a few more titles
like this Trophy,” he added.
Khan honored Shoaib Malik and Mohammad
Yousuf innings, "We owe the victory
to both of them. Their innings have
given us tremendous boost. They stuck
to their job well and that turned
out to be real difference." he
"I knew it very well that anything
around 300 would provide a good opportunity
for Pakistan to wrap up the match.
Even a score of 270 would have been
a fighting one. If you look at the
records under lights on this ground
such targets have not been chased,"
Captain recalled the time when things
were getting dangerous and he appreciated
"Gautam Gambhir was playing brilliantly
and when (Suresh) Raina was playing
with Rahul Dravid, things were getting
dangerous. We are very lucky that
he got run out. I was getting the
feeling that if he continues to bat
like he was he could take the game
away from us," Khan said.