Birmingham: In the third ODI match of England series, Pakistan was completed Pakistan was completed by 3 wickets. England won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat in the third and last T20 match of the series being played in the presence of 20 thousand spectators in Birmingham. Pakistan launched an innings on the first ball Imam-ul-Haq started an innings with the fours while he was also lucky in the same over as a strong LBW appeal was rejected against them.

Both openers had brought the score to 21 that Fakhar Zaman had given Saqib Mahmood wicket after making only six runs. After that, the captain Babar Azam came to support the Imam and the two did not let any more wicket fall.
After failing in the first two matches, Imam-ul-Haq completed a half-century and put up a 92-run partnership with the captain.
Imam became the first wicket of Matt Parkinson’s match after scoring 56 runs. After Imam’s dismissal, Babar teamed up with new batsman Mohammad Rizwan to speed up the score and the two players put up a century partnership with an average of eight. After failing in two matches, Babar Azam Lagata returned to his old form and batted brilliantly after a slow start to complete his 14th century in ODI cricket. Hashim Amla (84) completed the feat in 81 innings. Left behind.
Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan put up an excellent partnership of 179 runs in less than 20 overs and this partnership ended when Rizwan was dismissed for 74 off 58 balls. Sohaib Maqsood, Hassan Ali and Faheem Ashraf returned to the pavilion with one or two big shots while Shadab Khan and Shaheen Afridi did not bother the scoreboard. From the other end, Babar Azam played his best innings in ODI cricket. He returned to the pavilion after scoring 158 runs in the last over of the innings with the help of 4 sixes and 14 fours.
Pakistan scored 331 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the stipulated overs, while Braden Cars took 5 wickets for England. Phil Salt made a smoky start by hitting Shaheen Afridi with 4 fours in the first over but in the second over Hassan Ali bowled David Malan for zero. Phil Salt teamed up with Zack Crowley to take the score to 53, but returned to the pavilion after catching Fakhr Zaman after playing a 37-run innings off Harris Rauf.
England’s third wicket came in the form of Zack Crowley when Harris Rauf ended his offensive innings, which included seven fours. Shadab Khan caught veteran all-rounder and acting captain Ben Stokes at the hands of Mohammad Rizwan. Stokes was dismissed for 32 off 28 balls. Shadab took another wicket to give England a fifth wicket by moving John Simpson.
After losing five wickets for 165 runs, Pakistan’s chances of victory in the match were bright but James Vance and the hero of the last match Louis Gregory showed excellent batting and shared 129 runs for the sixth wicket to win the national team. Delivered to the doorstep. James Vance batted brilliantly in difficult times to complete the first century of his career, but Harris Rauf ended his 102-run innings with a total score of 294.
Gregory once again showed the best batting and after playing the best 77 runs of his career, he also gave wicket to Harris. Despite losing 7 wickets, England did not have any difficulty in chasing the target and Braden Cars and Craig Everton led their team to a great victory two overs ago. With this victory, the inexperienced English team completed a clean sweep of 0-3 in the ODI series.
For Pakistan, Haris Rauf was the most successful bowler with four wickets while Shadab Khan took two wickets. James Vance was declared the best player of the match while Saqib Mahmood bagged the award for the best player of the series. Despite losing the series, Pakistan did not make any changes in the final XI while England did not feel the need to change the winning team.
England are on the field for the match along with Ben Stokes (captain), David Milan, Phil Salt, Zack Crowley, James Vance, John Simpson, Louis Gregory, Craig Everton, Braden Cars, Saqib Mahmood and Matt Parkinson. (Captain), Fakhr Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Sohaib Maqsood, Shadab Khan, Fahim Ashraf, Hassan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi and Haris Rauf.

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