Pakistan Vs England 1st T20 Match Highlights
Pakistan won the toss and was chosen to field first. The pitch in this venue is generally a great one for batting order; therefore bowlers will have a really challenging time.
The players of 1st t20:
Pakistan: Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Haris Sohail, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Hasnain
England: James Vince, Ben Duckett, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan(c), Joe Denly, Ben Foakes(w), David Willey, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Jofra
An expert batting performance by skipper Eoin Morgan and also an impressive bowling spell by debutant Jofra Archer helped England won by 7 wickets in Cardiff on Sunday.
On a batting friendly wicket, Sarfraz Ahmed was chosen to bat but the people lost two early wickets in the form of Fakhar Zaman and Imam ul Haq. The Power play did not return as many runs as Pakistan could have wanted for, but Babar Azam and Haris Sohail made certain to amuse the audience later.
The two batsmen played some delightful shots and notched their individual fifties but shortly after getting to the landmarksthey expired.
In response, England’s openers gave the hosts a fast beginning before Shaheen Afridi got a wicket in his opening. James Vince and Joe Root had a very constant partnership for the next wicket but it had been the stand between Root and Morgan that stood outside from the pursuit.
Comprehensive win for England because their skipper rises to the event and plays with a 28-ball 50* to complete the pursuit in the last over of the game. A clinical performance by the priest as he destroys a six direct to the sightscreen. Morgan gets a hat-trick of bounds against Ashraf (4, 6, 4) since the pacer admits 17 runs in the 12th over of their innings. The English skipper has transferred into 23*(10) in no time and the people are Seeking a wicket. England won by 7 wickets..!
England won the 1st T20 Match bu 7 Wickets
Pakistan 173/6 (Babar 65, Sohail 50; Archer 2/29)
England 175/3 in 19.2 overs (Morgan 57*, Root 47; Imad 1/24) by 7 wickets.