Champions Trophy Preview: West Indies seek fresh Oval glory against Pakistan

For Pakistan, Friday's fixture will be their first competitive match in England since their scandal-hit tour of 2010 which eventually saw then Test captain Salman Butt and seamers Mohammad Aamer and Mohammad Asif all banned and jailed after being caught up in a newspaper spot-fixing sting operation.

updated: June 07, 2013 10:52 IST
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London: West Indies will return to the scene of their Champions Trophy final win over England nine years ago when they face Pakistan in their 2013 tournament opener at The Oval on Friday.

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Both sides boast an array of talented, if not always consistent, match-winners with West Indies fielding hard-hitting batsmen such as Chris Gayle and Johnson Charles, while Pakistan's attack features star off-spinner Saeed Ajmal.

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