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PAK vs ENG T20I Series: Pakistan Won by 5 Runs in the 5th T20I Match

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PAK vs ENG T20I Series: Pakistan Won by 5 Runs in the 5th T20I Match

Key Highlights

  • England invited Pakistan to bat first after winning the toss.
  • Rizwan scored his 20th half-century in this match and was
  • Pakistan got bowled out at 145 runs in 19 overs
  • Mohammad Rizwan scored 63 off 46. The rest of the Pakistan batters scored 71 off 68 balls
  • England had a sloppy start and scored 31 at a loss of 3 wickets in the Powerplay
  • Moeen Ali made a half-century and brought England closer to the target.
  • Pakistan won by 5 runs at the end.

England have won the toss and have opted to field. Rizwan and Babar Azam were at the crease. Rizwan was taking the strike, and Woakes opened the attack. A big blow was seen for Pakistan early in the game as Babar Azam was gone after scoring just 9 runs. Mark Wood has taken this important wicket into his account for England.

In the last over of the powerplay, Pakistan dropped one more wicket of Shan Masood and only stood for 43 runs. After the powerplay, Pakistan lost wickets after wickets, but Rizwan stayed on the other side. The only batter in the line-up who showed resistance against the pace attack of England, Rizwan, reached another Fifty in the 5th T20I series against England.

However, Rizwan, as the lone warrior, departs in 17.4 overs. Haris Rauf was the last man dismissed, and Pakistan was all out for 145 in 19 overs.

Mohammad Rizwan was the top scorer with 63 off 46. The rest of the Pakistan batters scored 71 off 68 balls and got 11 extras. England needed to chase 146 runs in 20 overs to win the match.

Philip Salt and Hales were at the crease. Philip Salt was taking the strike. Mohammad Nawaz opened the attack and got the early wicket of Hales in his account. England lost their three wickets at the end of the powerplay and only scored 31 runs.

Pakistan was on top and seemed like they were heading towards a win after 12 overs as England lost their 5 wickets till then, with the incredible bowling of Shadab Khand and Iftikhar Ahmed.

Moeen Ali and Chris Woakes tried hard to change the game by hitting the boundaries, but Mohommad Wasim Jr broke the duo in the 5th ball of the 17th over by taking the wicket of Chris Woakes. After losing the 6th wicket, England went on the weakened side and could take the win into account. Pakistan won the match by 5 runs.

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