Champions Trophy: India dismiss Pakistan by eight wickets in rain-hit contest

India travel to Cardiff for semifinals while Pakistan go home empty handed.

updated: June 16, 2013 00:34 IST
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Birmingham: Shikhar Dhawan's 41-ball 48 and his 58-run opening stand with Rohit Sharma helped India pummel Pakistan by eight wickets (D/L method) in a rain-hit group B match of the ICC Champions Trophy, here on Saturday. This was India's first win against Pakistan in three Champions Trophy meetings. (Match Highlights: India vs Pakistan as it happened)

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Unbeaten in three matches, India topped their group and will travel to Cardiff on Monday for the tournament's second semifinal at Sophia Gardens on June 20. Pakistan will go home empty handed. South Africa are the second team to make the round of last four from group B. The Proteas will play the first semifinal at The Oval on June 19. The semifinalists from group A are still undecided. (Match in pics)

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