England Lifted the Champions Trophy of T20 World Cup; Thrashed Pakistan by 5 Wickets
- England won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat first.
- Masood posted maximum runs for Pakistan; 38 in 28 balls at a strike rate of 135.71.
- Sam Curran dismissed 3 Pak batters with his bowling pace.
- Against the bowling attack of England, Pakistan could register 137 runs with a loss of 8 wickets.
- Stokes drilled maximum runs for England; 52 in 49 balls and helped to win the final.
- With an outrageous performance against Pakistan, England became the champion of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
Tracing back the performances of Pak players, it seemed a bit slow today to bring the side to the victory line. Babar Azam and Masood helped Pak to score 137 runs, losing 8 wickets.
For the run chase of 138 runs in Pak vs Eng match, Buttler and Hales unveiled the batting attack on the bowling encounter of Shaheen Afridi.
With a threatening start in the first over, Afridi dismissed the first wicket Hales and Philips Salt took the batting charge. Buttler bought the first two boundaries for England and Salt joined the fun with a four in the same over from Naseem Shah and got a score of 21-1 after 2 overs.
Buttler and Salt got another two fours, one each in the consecutive over but Rauf intervened and dismissed Salt. England moved the score up to 32-2 after 4 overs.
Making an audacious attempt, Buttler smacked the first six for the side on a throw from Naseem Shah. Scoring 26 in 17 balls, Buttler lost his wicket to Haris Rauf.
With Harry Brook and Ben Stokes on the pitch, England crossed the half-century and stood at a score of 54-3 after 7 overs. Stokes kept striking the ball for fours and reached a score of 77 after 10 overs with a loss of 3 wickets. After 12 overs, Stokes and Brook moved up the score to 82-3. Shadab Khan took the wicket of Brook who scored 20 in 23 balls. Stokes bought a four on a throw from Rauf and jumped to a score of 97-4 after 15 overs. Stokes gleefully crunched a four and a six on the over from Iftikar Ahmed that led them cross the century with a score of 110-4 after 16 overs.
In the 17th over, Moeen Ali showed powerpack performance and crunched three boundaries, reaching a score of 126-4. Ben Stokes reached his 50 run-stand in 19th over.
In the final clash of Eng vs Pak in T20 World Cup 2022, England emerged victorious and bagged the championship title by defeating Pakistan by 5 Wickets.
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