Pak vs Eng: Pakistan’s batting ends, England to chase 167 runs
KARACHI: Pakistan scored 166 against England in the first innings in the fourth T20I match, which took place at the National Stadium in Karachi on Sunday.
The Green Shirts lost four wickets and handed England a 167-run target. England’s batters will now take over the pitch.
Pakistan’s opener pair was Mohammad Rizwan, wicket-keeper batter, and Captain Babar Azam. They scored 88 runs and 36 runs, respectively. Reece Topley of England took two wickets and scored 37 runs.
Moeen Ali, England’s captain, won the toss earlier and sent Pakistan in for the fourth Twenty20 at Karachi’s National Stadium.
The seven-match series was won 2-1 by England on their 17th tour to Pakistan.
Sunday’s match will be Pakistan’s 200th T20I. This makes it the first team ever to achieve this milestone.
Three changes were made by England since the last match. Alex Hales, David Willey and Olly Stone were added to the team.
They were the replacements for Sam Curran, Dawid Malan and Mark Wood.
Pakistan did not include Haider Ali (unfit), Shahnawaz Dhani, and Asif Ali to bring Naseem Shah.
The remainder of the matches will be held in Lahore (September 28, 30, and October 2).
Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Asif Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir
England: Moeen Ali (captain), Will Jacks and Harry Brook. Olly Stone, Harry Brook, Ollystone, Olly Stone, Olly Dawson, Alex Hales. Liam Dawson. Alex Hales. Adil Rashid. Phil Salt. Reece Topley. David Willey.