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Butler created a ruckus, England took out the power of Pakistan, took lead in the series


New Delhi. Pakistan Cricket Board has lost in the second match of the T20 series on the tour of England. This tour is important for the team before entering the T20 World Cup under the captaincy of captain Babar Azam. Batting first, thanks to the stormy fifty of captain Jos Buttler, the team scored 183 runs for 7 wickets. While chasing the target, Pakistan’s batting faltered badly and was all out for 160 runs in 19.2 overs. England took a 1-0 lead in the series. The first match could not be played due to rain.

Pakistan’s batting faltered
Pakistan had a very bad start while chasing the target. Mohammad Rizwan returned without opening the account in the first over itself. After this Saim Ayub lost his/her wicket. Captain Babar Azam handled the innings along with Fakhar Zaman but Moeen Ali dismissed the Pakistani captain for 32 runs and Fakhar was given a return ticket by Liam Livingston at the score of 45 runs. Shadab Khan, Azam Khan failed to score runs.

Butler missed a century
England captain Jos Buttler single-handedly laid the foundation of the team’s big score in this match. he/she scored fifty on 34 balls and was out after scoring 84 runs on 51 balls with the help of 8 fours and 3 sixes. Even though he/she missed the century, he/she played an important role in helping the team reach a respectable score. Will Jacques played an important inning of 37 runs for the team.

Archer’s great comeback
England’s fast bowler Joffra Archer, who was struggling with injury for a long time, made a brilliant comeback against Pakistan. In this match, he/she took wickets at the right time for the team and pushed Pakistan on the back foot in the match. Took 2 wickets for 28 runs in the quota of 4 overs.

first published : May 25, 2024, 10:25 PM IST

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