Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have a good time after the win.© AFP
Pakistan cricket staff captain Babar Azam roared again to shape on Thursday with a trendy hundred towards England in the second one T20I in Karachi. Babar, who had a below-par Asia Cup marketing campaign, scored an unbeaten 110 off simply 66 balls and used to be focused on an 203*-run stand with fellow opener Mohammad Rizwan (88*, 51 balls). It’s the very best opening stand whilst chasing in T20s. The duo broke their very own file of 197 runs (vs South Africa, 2021). For Babar, who hit 5 sixes and 11 fours, in his innings, this used to be his 2nd T20I ton – first from Pakistan to succeed in the milestone. Courtesy the nice show, Pakistan chased down a 200-run goal in 19.3 overs with 10 wickets to spare.
Watch: Babar Azam hits terrific ton
Previous, England’s stand-in skipper Moeen Ali struck a fast half-century to steer his staff to 199-5 towards Pakistan in the second one T20 world in Karachi on Thursday. Moeen smashed 4 sixes and as many fours in his 23-ball 55 no longer out after England opted to bat first after profitable the toss at Nationwide Stadium.
Ben Duckett (43), Harry Brook (31) and Alex Hales (30) additionally contributed to the run-fest as England hammered 119 within the remaining 10 overs. Moeen hit two towering sixes off pacer Mohammad Hasnain’s remaining two deliveries of the innings.
England, who’re on their first excursion of Pakistan in 17 years, received the primary sport by means of six wickets, additionally in Karachi on Tuesday, to take a 1-0 lead within the seven-match sequence. After Pakistan’s win, the sequence is now degree 1-1.
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