alik played sheet anchor initially before opening up later. He took 81 balls to score his fifty but accelerated to reach his hundred off 108 balls. He was out in the penultimate over after facing 126 balls, from which he hit 16 fours.
The former captain was ably supported his senior partner Yousuf, who returned to the Pakistan squad after serving a ban for playing in the 'rebel' India Cricket League.
Captain Younus Khan (20), Shahid Afridi (4) and Umar Akmal (0) though could not contribute much.Image: Raul Dravid of India hits out during The ICC Champions Trophy.Full Coverage: Champions Trophy 2009