The 3rd T-20 match England vs Pakistan was played yesterday at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, in which Pakistan won the close match by 5 runs.
England won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat first, Pakistan batted first and scored 190 runs loss of 4 wickets in 20 overs, Pakistan started not very well, but after lost 2 wickets, Haider Ali and Hafeez played brilliant half-centuries innings, Haider Ali scored 54 runs in 33 balls, and Hafeez played unbeaten 86 runs in 52 balls, apart from this Babar Azam scored 21 runs in 18 balls, Shadab Khan 15 runs in 11 balls, and Imad Wasim played unbeaten 6 runs in 4 balls. In this way, Pakistan batted first after losing the toss, and scored 190 runs after losing 4 wickets in predictable 20 overs, and set a target of 191 runs for England.
England's ballers- Chris Jordan got 2 wickets, Moeen and Tom Curran got 1-1 wicket.
In the second innings, England chasing 191 runs, England filed to achieve the target by 5 runs in 20 overs and lost the match by 5 runs. England started also very well, but in the end, lost the close match by 5 runs. Moeen Ali played brilliant half-centuries inning of 61 runs in 33 balls, Tom Banton scored 46 runs in 31 balls, Sam Billings 26 runs in 34 balls, Lewis Gregory 12 runs in 8 balls, Eoin Morgan 10 runs in 5 balls, Dawid Malan 7 runs in 8 balls, Tom Curran 8(5) and Adil Rashid 3(3) were not out. In this way, England can't reach the target chasing 191 runs and lost the match by 5 runs.
Pakistani ballers- Shaheen Afridi and Wahab Riaz got 2-2 wickets, Imad Wasim, and Haris Rauf got 1-1 wicket.
Man of the match & series - Mohammad Hafeez selected man of the match, he played unbeaten 86 runs with 6 sixes and 4 boundaries in 52 balls, and Mohammad Hafeez also selected for Man of the series in the last match he scored 69 runs in 36.