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England allowed an overdue piece of history to slip from their grasp today as India instead won the ICC Champions Trophy final by five runs.
The hosts, still without a one-day international global tournament win after 38 years of trying and 17 attempts, reached 110 for four by the 18th over in pursuit of 129 for seven in a match reduced by rain from the scheduled 50 to just 20 overs per side.
But just as it seemed Ishant Sharma was about to panic in an over, it was England who lost both set batsmen to kickstart a collapse of four wickets for three runs in eight balls.
India batsman Virat Kohli, who top-scored with 43, said, "This victory is sweet, especially beating England on their home ground. We had some bad memories in India but this victory is really nice and the guys have been playing beautiful cricket and really deserve this win".
India are 86-5 after 16 overs in ICC Champions Trophy final, according to Tweets by the ECB, while the ICC say Ravi Bopara is trending after a 2 wicket maiden.
The ICC has pushed back the cut off point of today's Champions Trophy final between England and India to 8:30pm after wet weather caused the game to be delayed:
The ICC Champions Trophy final between England and India is finally underway after being rained off this morning.
Play will begin at 15:45 in the ICC Champions Trophy final between England and India at Edgbaston following rain.
The match has been reduced to 24 overs a side.
The ICC Champions Trophy Final at Edgbaston, Birmingham is yet to get under way after wet weather postponed play.
The two teams of England and India did take to the pitch to sing the national anthems first thing this morning, but they have been sheltering from the rain since then.
Cricket fans have not let the bad weather spoil their party at the one day international between England and India at Edgbaston. Rain has delayed the start of play in Warwickshire.
England are preparing to take on India in a one day international at Edgbaston.
India go into today's final unbeaten in this tournament while England are hoping to make it fifth time lucky in a world final.
Captain Alistair Cook said: "It is very important for us - one of our major goals this summer was to try and win the Champions Trophy".
"Not only will it break that duck of 38 years but also prepare well for the World Cup, if you're looking long-term".