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Pakistan 190/4 (20 ov)
England 185/8 (20 ov)
Pakistan won by 5 runs
Player of the match: Mohammad Hafeez
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Pakistan wanted to bowl first but were asked to bat after losing the toss. They lost two early wickets but the mighty Mohammad Hafeez and the talented 19-year-old Haider Ali lived upto their expectations if not exceeded them and stitched a 100-run partnership to set up a big total.

Hafeez scored his highest T20I score of 86 not out including 4 fours and 6 sixes while Haider Ali became the first Pakistan batsman to score a half-century on T20I debut. England then restricted Pakistan to 190/4 which was 5 runs less than their total in the second T20I.

Pakistan also began well with the ball in hand as they picked Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan in the powerplay. Two quick wickets of the dangerman from the previous game and England skipper Eoin Morgan, and the set batsman Tom Banton also did not help their cause. The latter fell after scoring a 31-ball 46 after making a basic mistake that resulted in the skipper's dismissal.

Moeen Ali finally came to the party but couldn't take the game till the end. He scored 61 off just 33 balls but a slow innings from Sam Billings always put him under pressure. Ali's knock included 4 fours and 4 sixes. He fell to Wahab Riaz in the penultimate over in the battle of the experienced men and then there was no hope for England. Haris Rauf's self-confidence allowed him to defend 17 runs in the final over and Pakistan won the match by 5 runs in the end.

With this victory, Pakistan managed to level the series 1-1 and finally got a win on their tour to England.
19.6 Haris Rauf to Tom Curran, TERRIFIC BY RAUF! Yorker outside off stump and Rauf nails that one to perfection. Curran tries to make room again but is just beaten by the sheer pace of the delivery! Babar and Rauf are still arguing about the previous delivery! Rauf believed in himself and bowled exactly according to what he had decided! Terrific stuff! Pakistan win by 5 runs!
19.5 Haris Rauf to Tom Curran, SIX! O MY WORD! Slower delivery on a back of a length outside off stump and Curran absolutely crunches it over extra cover off the back foot for a maximum! There is still some life left in England!
19.4 Haris Rauf to Adil Rashid, length delivery outside off stump and Rashid shuffles across to off stump before paddling it away to fine leg. 12 needed off 2 balls now!
19.3 Haris Rauf to Adil Rashid, full delivery on the pads and Rashid flicks it away to deep mid wicket for a brace. He looked to be panting for the second and had to take help from an ugly dive to make his ground. 13 needed off 3
19.2 Haris Rauf to Tom Curran, yorker on middle and leg and Curran digs it out to the man at mid off. Just a single. 15 needed off 4 balls now.
19.1 Haris Rauf to Adil Rashid, length delivery outside off stump and Rashid has a huge swipe at it. Unfortunately for him though, he does so at thin air. Curran scampers a bye in the meantime. 16 needed off 5
An excellent penultimate over from the experienced Wahab Riaz. Rauf has to contain the sloggers from getting 17 runs off this over! Tom Curran and Adil Rashid on the crease!

England 174/8
18.6 Wahab Riaz to Tom Curran, length delivery just outside off stump and Curran somehow decides it is wise to play the reverse paddle. The ball fizzes past the bat, even before he brings it down!
18.5 Wahab Riaz to Moeen Ali, OUT! IS THAT GOING TO BE THAT? Back of a length delivery that follows Moeen, even as he looks to make room for himself. The ball gets big on the batsman and Moeen can only spoon it back to Wahab, who accepts the offering gleefully. Massive moment in the game! Pakistan have one foot in the door!
18.4 Wahab Riaz to Moeen Ali, sharp back of a length delivery pushed across the batsman. Moeen looks to play the paddle but is defeated by the angle and the line takes the ball away from him
18.3 Wahab Riaz to Tom Curran, low full toss well outside off stump and Curran gets an outside edge to the man at third man. Gets across the other end though
18.2 Wahab Riaz to Moeen Ali, slower delivery on a back of a length outside off. Moeen waits for it before dabbing into the off side for one. Jordan just sacrificed his wicket to get Ali on strike and he has fended one away to get off-strike! Mind-boggling stuff!
18.1 Wahab Riaz to Chris Jordan, OUT! Back of a length delivery on off stump and Jordan taps it to the left of the bowler. Wahab picks it up, lines up his throw and hits bulls eye at the non-striker's end.

And, Jordan is just short of his ground! Magnificent! He has done the job of bringing Moeen Ali on strike though!
18.1 Wahab Riaz to Chris Jordan, down the leg side and Jordan leaves it alone. Called a wide!
Wahab Riaz coming in to bowl!
The match is perfectly balanced! Moeen Ali and Wahab Riaz, the two experienced men fighting out a win for their national sides! Their fellow mates will also have to contribute though!

England 171/6
17.6 Shaheen Shah Afridi to Chris Jordan, back of a length outside off stump and Jordan dabs that one towards the keeper, where Sarfaraz manages to parry it to third man
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