Karachi (Sports Desk) In the third T20 match of the series, the guest England defeated Pakistan by 63 runs, the English team got a 1-2 lead in the series. Chasing the target of 222 runs, Pakistan lost seven players for 143 runs. In pursuit of the target, Pakistan’s batting did not start well and the opening four players returned to the pavilion with a total score of 28. After that, 62 runs were scored in fifth wicket partnership between Shan Masood and Khushdil Shah but here Khushdil Shah got out after scoring 29 runs.
Pakistani batsman Shaan Masood scored his first career half-century in T20 International. He was given his debut in the series against England. England Batting When the English team started batting, opener Phil Salt scored 8 runs and was caught out by Muhammad Hasnain for 18 runs, while three players of the visiting team had returned to the pavilion for 82 runs. David Mullan scored 14 runs and Will Jacques, who joined the team in place of Alex Hales, scored 40 runs. After the fall of three wickets, the middle order of the English team did the best batting. Batsmen Ben Duckett scored 69 and Harry Brooke remained unbeaten on 88, with a fourth-wicket partnership of 139 between the two players. Pakistan fast bowler Shahnawaz Dhani proved to be the most expensive bowler, conceding 62 runs in his 4 overs and taking no wickets. Usman Qadir dismissed two players. Toss Pakistan has not made any changes in the team while England has made three changes in the team. Will Jacques replaces Alex Hales, Mark Wood replaces Luke Wood and Recy Topley replaces David Valley. Babar Azam, the captain who won the toss, said that the pitch is looking good on which a target of 150 to 180 runs can be achieved, it is not easy to play two matches in a row. English captain Moeen Ali said that he used to bowl after winning the toss, but now he has to give a big target while batting first and get quick wickets for Pakistan. It should be noted that yesterday, Pakistan defeated England by 10 wickets in the second T20I to level the seven-match series at 1-1. Pakistan XI Captain Babar Azam, Muhammad Rizwan, Haider Ali, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Muhammad Nawaz, Usman Qadir, Haris Rauf, Shahnawaz Dhani, Muhammad Hasnain. England XI Will Jacks, wicketkeeper Phil Salt, David Mullan, Ben Duckett, Harry Brook, captain Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Recy Topley, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood, Liam Dawson.