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Pakistan’s confidence is high for England semi-final, says Sarfraz Ahmed

• Captain’s unbeaten 61 leads his side to Champions Trophy last four• ‘We must play positively against world-class England,’ says SarfrazEngland’s Champions Trophy semi-final opponents on Wednesday will be Pakistan, who contrived a harum-scarum victory…

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Pakistan see off Sri Lanka to set up Champions Trophy semi-final with England

• Sri Lanka 236; Pakistan 237-7• Pakistan won by three wicketsThere have been higher-quality games of cricket in this tournament but none yet with such a taut finish. Beyond the dropped catches (there were plenty of those) and the overthrows and the wa…

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