ENGLAND WIN With 19 runs needed off the final over, Chris Woakes outsmarts Sarfraz Ahmed with a sequence of wide yorkers. Pakistan’s skipper fails to get the higher of him and Pakistan, in the end, lose the second ODI via 12 runs. That England managed to score 373 runs without even being the attacking-self and that Pakistan nearly chased it down is sufficient fear for all the bowlers heading to the world cup. Their versions proved useless nowadays, a day whilst two centuries and 5 fifties have been registered. Nonetheless, England outpaced the traffic and took a 1-zero lead within the 5-in shape series.
Asif Ali turns into the 0.33 Pakistani batsman to head past the 50-run mark nowadays. His massive-hitting remains the important thing for Pakistan as the required rate has now gone past the 10-run-an over.
WICKET Even as Asif Ali is going at the assault, wickets are falling from the alternative stop for Pakistan. Haris Sohail falls. Stretching wide out of doors off, Haris slices the delivery straight to the sweeper cover.
WICKET England has struck once more. Babar Azam falls quickly after his fifty. Adil Rashid takes a neat return to seize. Both the set batsmen again in the pavilion now.
FIFTY! Babar Azam, who changed into playing the second one mess around in the 2d wicket partnership with Fakhar Zaman, has delivered up a run-a-ball half of-century. It has been an awesome day for the batters and Babar has cashed in on it as properly.
Pakistan has gone past the two hundred-run marks with most effective one wicket down. But the desired fee has swelled to eight. Seventy-seven. Do they have the type of firepower in their batting that England did in the center order? Maybe not.
Fakhar Zaman, in pretty a fashion that is not his, has delivered up his fourth ODI century- off eighty-five balls. The southpaw has played an accountable knock so far to assist Pakistan set a nice pad for a past due assault. Pakistan 168/1, Fakhar 100*.
Against the run of play, Imam ul Haq has been brushed off. The southpaw plays a risk-free off wreck directly returned to the bowler, Moeen Ali. First wicket for England.
Imam ul Haq and Fakhar Zaman have scored at simply above run a ball and take up their 1/2 century partnership. England bowlers have controlled to do pretty higher with the ball however not with a lot of fulfillment.
Fakhar Zaman and Imam ul Haq have walked out to open the innings for Pakistan.
England has raced to 373 for three of their 50 overs. It changed into an innings in which Pakistan’s bowling assault rarely posed any questions to the hosts. The runs came easy and in large part without risks. A few pinnacle edges fell in vacant areas however in any other case, it turned into all going England’s manner.
Buttler has delivered up his 8th ODI hundred together with his ninth six of his innings – off most effective 50 balls – the second one quickest by using an Englishman. The ultimate 50 runs got here off most effective 18 balls. England is powering to a huge score here.
Jos Buttler has taken little time to get happening fifth gear. Yasir Shah’s short-pitched deliveries have helped him. However, in turn, that assault has put Imad Wasim off his traces.
Joe Root, who had were given off to a regular start, falls 10 briefs of a fifty. He pulls a shortish transport by using Yasir Shah immediately to the mid-wicket fielder. Third strike!
WICKET Jason Roy falls thirteen briefs of a century. He is livid with himself. Looking to play across the line, he fails to time the ball properly and hits it immediately to the mid on fielder. Hasan Ali with the wicket.
The passing shower has handed. Play resumes without any overs lost
Rain become predicted. And the rain did not disappoint. Or perhaps it did. Twenty-ninths over in the innings, play stops. Covers come on.
WICKET Jonny Bairstow falls just after bringing up his fifty. Shaheen Afridi with the strike. Bairstow pulls a brief delivery and Fakhar Zaman takes a neat capture at deep square leg
CENTURY STAND Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow have very without problems brought up a century-stand. Risk-unfastened cricket. A few nudges, some there, some precise running between the wickets. It has appeared to be a sluggish day but the runs are coming nearly at run-a-ball.
A very function knocks with the aid of Jason Roy today. 50 off 60 balls. Except for some big hits, it has largely been a knock in which he has struggled.