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3rd T20: England beat Pakistan by 63 runs SEDI News

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Karachi: (Web Desk) In the third match of the T20 series, England easily defeated Pakistan by 63 runs and took a 1-2 lead in the series.
Chasing England’s mountain-like target of 222 runs, Pakistani batsmen managed to score 158 runs for 8 wickets in four overs, Shan Masood scoring 66 runs.
In the match played at National Stadium Karachi, Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and invited England to bat first.
No changes were made in the national team while the English team made 3 changes.
England scored 221 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in the scheduled 20 overs, Harry Brooke scored 81 runs off 35 balls and Ben Duckett scored 70 runs off 42 balls and remained unbeaten.
In addition, Phil Salt 8, David Mullan 14 and Will Jack 40 returned to the pavilion.
England’s 221 runs is the highest score by any team against Pakistan in a T20 International. Earlier, the highest score against the green shirts was 211 runs by Sri Lanka.
For Pakistan, Usman Qadir took 2 wickets and Muhammad Hasnain took 1 wicket while Shahnawaz Dhani proved to be the most expensive bowler, conceding 62 runs without taking a wicket in 4 overs.
Dhani had Pakistan’s second costliest spell in T20 Internationals.
Chasing the English team’s target of 222 runs, Pakistan’s batting line-up proved to be a wall of sand, one wicket after another falling.
In pursuit of the target, Pakistan didn’t get off to a good start, captain Babar Azam and Rizwan were dismissed for 8 and 8 respectively, while the middle order once again let the team down.
Haider Ali 3, Iftikhar Ahmed 6 and Khushdil Shah scored 29 runs and continued to walk the pavilion. Apart from this, Muhammad Nawaz and Usman Qadir were dismissed for zero. Meanwhile, Shan Masood resisted and played an innings of runs, but he also gave success to the Pakistan team. I failed.
On behalf of England, Mark Wood took 3 wickets and Adil Rashid took 2 wickets.
Thus, England defeated Pakistan by runs in the third T20 and took a 1-2 lead in the series.

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