BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan captain Babar Azam’s spectacular knock of 158 failed as England’s second string side completed a document run chase at Edgbaston to win by 3 gates on Tuesday and also clinch the three-match One-day International series 3-0.
Establish a target of 332 for victory, James Vince smashed 11 boundaries en route to his maiden ODI century (102) which helped lead England home with two overs to spare as a sloppy Pakistan went down catches as well as conceded runs through several misfields.
Opener Dawid Malan was returned momentarily straight duck in the series however Phil Salt (37) as well as Zak Crawley (39)– both disregarded by Haris Rauf– attacked the bowlers to keep the chase on course, with the initial 100 runs scored by the 13th over.
Captain Ben Stokes (32) lived dangerously and also was release by Pakistan when he was dropped in the deep on 7 as well as 18 prior to a slog sweep off rewriter Shadab Khan attracted a faint side to wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan.
Vince constructed a 129-run partnership with Lewis Gregory, that contributed with a critical 77 prior to he was rejected when Shadab captured a high, swirling sphere as the all-rounder tried to release Haris right into the stands.
Gregory’s gate, with 29 to get, offered Pakistan a lifeline yet Craig Overton (18) as well as Brydon Carse (12) remained unbeaten to assist England home amid a commemorative state of mind in the stands at Edgbaston.
Earlier, Babar’s career-best rating was the foundation of the Pakistan innings. He was lacking partners and also fell in the last over when he was caught off a top edge while going with a big shot.
Babar, who is ranked leading amongst batsmen in ODIs, dropped 15 runs except 4,000 runs as well as the crowd offered the 26-year-old a standing ovation as he strolled back to the pavilion.
England next play Pakistan in 3 Twenty20 Internationals, beginning with Friday at Trent Bridge. Scoreboard PAKISTAN: Imam-ul-Haq b Parkinson 56 F. Zaman c Crawley b Mahmood 6 Babar Azam C Malan b Carse 158 M.
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Rizwan c Simpson b Carse 74 Sohaib Maqsood c Vince b Carse 8 Hasan Ali c Crawley b Carse 4 Faheem Ashraf b Mahmood 10
S. Khan c Simpson b Mahmood 0 Saud Shakeel not out 3 S. Shah Afridi c Vince b Carse 0 Haris Rauf not out
0 EXTRAS:( lb-3, w-9) 12 OVERALL:( for
nine wkts, 50 overs) 331 FALL OF WKTS: 1-21( Fakhar),
2-113 (Imam ), 3-292( Rizwan),
4-305 (Sohaib), 5-309 (Hasan), 6-324 (Faheem), 7-324 (Shadab), 8-328 (Babar), 9-329 (Shaheen).
BOWLING: Mahmood 10-2-60-3 (4w); Gregory 7-0-42-0 (1w); Overton 10-0-64-0 (1w); Carse 10-0-61-5 (1w); Feeds 4-0-31-0 (1w); Parkinson 9-0-70-1 (1w).
ENGLAND: P.D. Salt c Fakhar b Haris 37 D.J. Malan c Rizwan b Hasan 0 Z. Crawley b Haris 39 J.M. Vince c Babar b Haris 102 B.A. Stokes c Rizwan b Shadab 32 J.A. Simpson lbw b Shadab 3 L. Gregory c Shadab b Haris 77 C. Overton not out 18 B.A. Carse not out 12 BONUS: (LB-5, W-7) 12 COMPLETE: (for seven wkts, 48 overs) 332 FALL OF WKTS: 1-19 (Malan), 2-53 (Salt), 3-104 (Crawley), 4-151 (Stokes), 5-165 (Simpson), 6-294 (Vince), 7-303 (Gregory).
DID NOT BAT: S. Mahmood, M.W. Parkinson.
BOWLING: Shaheen Shah Afridi 10-0-78-0 (1w); Hasan Ali 9-0-69-1 (5w); Haris Rauf 9-0-65-4 (1w); Faheem Ashraf 6-0-34-0; Shadab Khan 10-0-61-2; Saud Shakeel 4-0-20-0.
RESULT: England won by three gates to win three-match collection 3-0.
UMPIRES: R.K. Illingworth (England) and also D.J. Millns (England).
TV UMPIRE: R.A. Kettleborough (England).
SUIT UMPIRE: B.C. Broad (England).
PLAYER-OF-THE-MATCH: James Vince.
PLAYER-OF-THE-SERIES: Saqib Mahmood.
FIRST SUIT: Cardiff, England won by nine gates.
SECOND MATCH: Lord’s, England won by 52 runs.