His century set up Pakistan's massive total of 338-4, and they went on to dismiss India for 158.
Reigning champions India went into Sunday's showpiece as strong favourites after thrashing Pakistan in the group stage, but found themselves on the receiving end of a crushing 180-run defeat at The Oval.
Fakhar and Azhar combined for 128, the first consecutive opening century partnerships by Pakistan in 14 years.
Amir struck just three balls into India's reply when, after bowling two outswingers to Sharma, he had him lbw with an inswinger.
His transformation into a hero was complete as his final tally was six overs, two maidens, 16 runs and three wickets.
Imran, however, lamented that Pakistan despite having a huge population was nowhere in other sports globally and has lost its stature in hockey and squash.
Fakhar cashed in on a major let-off when he was caught behind off a Jasprit Bumrah front-foot no-ball with just three to his name, the opener punishing India by hitting three sixes and 12 fours off 106 balls.
The war of words between former India cricketer Virender Sehwag and former Pakistan wicket-keeper Rashid Latif has been an ongoing process through the ICCChampions Trophy 2017. "Amir bowled brilliantly but all my bowlers bowled really well".
Fakhar brought up his maiden century in his fourth one-day worldwide by muscling a sweep of Ashwin for his 12th boundary.
Sagakkara also said that India's chase was off-colour right from the start and felt that the Indian batsmen played on the backfoot.
Continuing his graciousness, Kohli refused to find fault with his bowlers, who gave away too many runs and admitted that Pakistan were deserving winners. In-form Shikhar Dhawan, who was the top scorer in the tournament with 317 runs, also fell to Amir at 21 when he was caught behind in the 9th over.
"The risky Dhoni was bounced out and Jadeja failed to sacrifice himself to allow the incredibly exciting Hardik Pandya to take India towards an unlikely victory", he added.
Left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Amir's three-wicket burst reminded him of his own playing days, Akram said, adding: "So proud".
Pakistan gained four points to move to 95 points as their wins over higher-ranked opponents in the tournament included the one in the final against India and an eight-wicket semi- final victory over England.
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It was the sort of start the Pakistani batsmen were looking for and they got it with a bit of assistance from the Indian bowlers. In the semifinal, Pakistan stunned the cricketing world by thrashing favorites England to dump them out of the contest.
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