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Fans Of Pakistan's Cricket Team Arrested For Sedition In India

Last weekend's victory over India marked a seminal moment for the Pakistani national team. For some of the team's fans in India, however, celebrating the win spelled deep legal trouble.
Pakistan's captain, Sarfraz Ahmed, gives a teammate a leaping hug defeating India in the ICC Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday. / Kirsty Wigglesworth / Shutterstock.com

When Pakistan clobbered India in the ICC Champions Trophy final on Sunday — pulling off an upset so shocking, "some diamond-studded, galactic-scale nonsense" — flabbergasted fans took to the streets in several countries to celebrate the national cricket team's big win.

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