Highlights of the sixth T20 International between Pakistan and England: Babar Azam’s 87 was for naught as England, on September 30, tied the seven-match series at 3-3 by chasing down 170 in just 14.3 overs thanks to a superb knock from Phil Salt.
PAK vs ENG Highlights – Pakistan vs England 6th T20 LIVE: England WINS by 8 Wickets:
Philip Salt powered England to a stunning run-chase as the Visitors come back to level the series 3-3. The England opener scored a fiery unbeaten knock of 87 runs to steer his side to victory. Previously, Babar scored 87 of just 59 balls, and thereby equaled Virat Kohli’s record and became the joint-fastest to reach 3000 T20 International RUNS.
Pakistan handed a T20I debut to wicket-keeper Mohammad Haris. They have also added Shadab Khan and Haider Ali to the squad. They replaced Khushdil Shah, Usman Qadir, and Mohammad Hasnain.
With a 3-2 lead, hosts Pakistan aimed to finish off the series with a win over England. However, the visitors had other plans as England displayed their absolute might to seal the game in their favour. England set Pakistan to bat first after winning the toss. Pakistani skipper Babar Azam and Mohammad Haris opened the account but the hosts lost their opener when Haris was dismissed early.
England struck once again as Shan Masood was dismissed for a duck. Haider Ali and Iftikar Ahmed gave short companies, but it was Babar Azam who guided the Pakistani innings. He went on to score an unbeaten 87-run knock to reach a massive milestone. He became the joint fastest player along with Virat Kohli to score 3000 T20 runs in 81 innings. In the end, Pakistan ended their innings on 169/6 thereby giving England to chase 170 runs.
England (Playing XI): Philip Salt(w), Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Ben Duckett, Harry Brook, Moeen Ali(c), Sam Curran, David Willey, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley, Richard Gleeson
Pakistan (Playing XI): Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Haris(w), Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Haider Ali, Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Mohammad Nawaz, Aamer Jamal, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Shahnawaz Dahani
Preview: After some commonplace uneven matches, the last two games have reversed the situation and the fans have had the option to observe a few nail-gnawing wraps up. What’s more, in the wake of pursuing Britain for the initial four games, Pakistan at last have taken a lead toward the finish of the fifth match.
Notwithstanding somebody sided games, the series has been battled intently and has just expanded the publicity going into the last games.
The hosts have come on top in the last two matches, the two of which went down to the last possible second. Their bowlers have had the option to perform under tension circumstances and that is a splendid sign for themselves and inauspicious for their rivals.
Nonetheless, their batting, to no one’s surprise, has brought up issues and seems like it will keep on doing as such for a not so distant future. Mohammad Rizwan keeps on being as his life, however the center request has clearly frustrated the fans with reliable disappointments. Captain Babar Azam has additionally been dull after the underlying games which likewise brought his lady T20I century.
Britain likewise have comparative worries with the bat. A solid batting unit on paper has neglected to show their power on the field. There have been individual heroics, for example, Liam Dawson in the fourth T20I and Moeen Ali in the fifth, yet an absence of aggregate exertion is bringing about misfortunes for the guests. Right now, they can appeal to God for Jos Buttler to get back to the playing XI.
The English bowlers separated from Imprint Wood will hope to move forward to the event, particularly when the series is on line for them.
We could see two or three changes from the two sides. Pakistan have affirmed that Muhammad Haris will make his introduction this evening. Subsequently, Haris Rauf may be refreshed having played every one of the five games up until this point. Britain could need Buttler in, yet not risk regardless of whether he’s very nearly 100% prepared to take the field. Yet again in any case, they could dabble with the bowling.