Sarfraz says Pakistan have 'nothing to lose' in Champions Trophy

India is taking on Bangladesh in the warm-up match at the Champions Trophy 2017 at Kennington Oval, London.

With pitches in the middle of Edgbaston's huge wicket square being preserved for the tournament proper, the practice match will be played on a surface on the extreme edge of the wicket block.

Australian all-rounder John Hastings believe that Pakistan with a young group of players has a very good chance to make it to the next stages in the ICC Champions Trophy which is set to commence in United Kingdom on June 1. Though Bangladesh is a team brimming with young talent, advancing to the semi-finals may prove to be a hard task for them.

Quite a few positive came out of the match against New Zealand for the Men in Blue.

"We've beaten India in the past in the Champions Trophy [in 2004 and 2009] and we have the ability to beat them again", he said.

"Also to win he needs to find wickets with the new ball".

"It is the crowd who creates the environment". We had to play in the preliminary round to get into the main draw.

"We will overcome our weaknesses during our preparations in a camp in Birmingham and will be noticed for our fight".

Mohammad Amir, on the other hand, had troubled Warner early, getting him to outside edge one which evaded the slip cordon to give the left-hander his first boundary.

Jadhav added that he has tightened up his game to counter the conditions.

For Raja, the problem lies in the number of dot deliveries (balls from which the batting side does not score) that allows the run-rate to dry up. "I've been fortunate to play with some fantastic cricketers over the years", Morgan said ahead of the ongoing one-day global series against South Africa.

But the team is lacking the services of explosive opener Sharjeel Khan, who is now facing a tribunal for spot-fixing and could face a life ban if found guilty. Their bowling stocks are well supplied in the pace department, with young gun Kagiso Rabada and the experienced Morne Morkel providing the goods. They appear to be peaking perfectly for this tournament, but they will need to ensure they don't succumb to stage fright in front of an expectant home audience.

Stokes helped clinch victory by smashing just his second ODI hundred in Southampton, but England will head into the Champions Trophy on the back of a seven-wicket thumping after a woeful performance on Monday saw them at 20-6 before being skittled for 153.

Unlike ICC World Cup and T20, Pakistan have a better record against India in the competition as they have won two and losing one of their previous meetings.

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