In Sunday’s second T20I of the three-game series at Hauptingley, Jos Buttler’s 59-run innings and Saqib Mahmood’s three-wired train enabled the United Kingdom overcome Pakistan 45 times.
In a 2nd T20I of the 3-match series in Headingley on Sunday, Jos Buttler’s 59-run and Saquib Mahmood’s three-winded race helped England to defeat Pakistan by 45. This victory places England at 1-1 and will now be played on Tuesday as the three-match series is.
Pakistan started out with a fast succession of 50 runs in 201 as the openers Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan set off. But in the sixth, England returned when Saqib Mahmood removed Babar (22).
Sohaib Maqsood scored 15 runs off just 10 balls, but he was removed by Adil Rashid in the ninth over, reducing Pakistan to 71/2.
Pakistan were reduced to 93/4 after Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali dismissed Rizwan (37) and Mohammad Hafeez (10) in quick succession, requiring 106 runs off just 47 balls to win.
With the bat, Shadab Khan (36*) and Imad Wasim (20) provided some fight, but Pakistan continued to lose wickets at regular intervals, and no batsman was able to stay at the crease for an extended period of time. As a result, England won the match by 45 runs.
Earlier, Jos Buttler was helped to put in 200 by Jos Buttler in the allocation of a total of 20 overhead runs supported by crucial hits by Liam Livingstone and Moeen Ali.
Enrolled in bat, England started badly, as opener Jason Roy (10) was returned to the pavilion at the first innings by Imad Wasim. Dawid Malan (1) was unhappy with the bat, and in the third overall, England fell to 18/2.
Moeen Ali then joined the middle and counter-attacked partnership skipper Jos Buttler to get England’s 66/2 score following the 6th place finish. Aly (36), although Liam Livingstone and Buttler made no effort for the hosts. Ali (36) died on Mohammad Hasnain’s ball.
In the 14th round, Buttler (59) finally finished the 52-course stand for the fourth wicket, bringing England down to 137/4. Soon after Jonny Bairstow (5) and Livingstone (38) died and Britain was reduced in the 16th over to 164/6.
Pakistan succeeded in the last overview at regular intervals to take wickets, resulting in England bowling for 200.