Eng vs Pak highlights, 2nd T20: Malan, Morgan star as England win by 5 wkts

Dawid Malan remained unbeaten at 54 and hit winning run for England. Photo: @ICC

Eoin Morgan and Dawid Malan's timely knocks helped England defeat Pakistan by five wickets on Sunday in the second T20 International of the three-match series at the Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester.

With this win, England has gained a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. The first T20 International was abandoned after rain came after 16.1 overs of England's innings. Pakistan and England will now lock horns in the final T20I of the three-match series on Tuesday, September 1.

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Chasing 196, the host got off to a brisk start as openers Jonny Bairstow and Tom Banton put on 65 runs inside the powerplay overs.

However, Pakistan staged a comeback in the seventh over of the innings as Shadab Khan dismissed Bairstow (44) and Banton (20), reducing England to 66/2.

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Malan and Morgan then got together at the crease and collected 112 runs for the third wicket to take their side near the finishing line.

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With just 18 runs required, Morgan (66) was sent back to the pavilion by Haris Rauf. Soon after, Shadab took the wicket of Moeen Ali (1), reducing England to 182/4.

In the end, Malan (54*) guided England to a victory by five wickets with five balls to spare.

Earlier, knocks of 69 and 56 by Mohammad Hafeez and Babar Azam enabled Pakistan to post 195/4 in the allotted twenty overs.

Put in to bat first, Pakistan openers Azam and Fakhar Zaman provided a brisk start to the side as the duo put on 51 runs in the first six overs.

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With this, the visiting side recorded their first 50-run opening partnership in T20Is since 2018.

Zaman and Azam put on 72 runs for the first wicket, and finally, their partnership came to an end in the 9th over as Adil Rashid sent Zaman (36) back to the pavilion.

Azam continued to march on and he brought up his half-century along the way. However, Azam (56) was sent back to the pavilion by Rashid in the 13th over, reducing Pakistan to 112/2.

 

In the final overs, Mohammad Hafeez changed the tempo of Pakistan's innings as he hammered England bowlers for regular boundaries.

The right-handed batsman played a knock of 69 runs as Pakistan posted a total of 195/4 in the allotted twenty overs.

Playing 11 of both the teams: 

Pakistan playing 11: Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi.

England playing 11: Tom Banton, Jonny Bairstow(w), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Lewis Gregory, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood.

 
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10:20 PM IST Shaheen Afridi [3.0-0-40-0] is back into the attack and bowls a low full toss, outside-off and Malan drills through point region to hit the winning runs. England leads the three-match series as the hosts chase down the highest target against Pakistan.

10:18 PM IST Over Summary: 1 1 1 4 4 W ; England: 195-5  ; Dawid Malan (50), Lewis Gegory (0) Haris Rauf continues... Ball 6: Billing cuts straight to backward point, GONE. Billings c Fakhar Zaman b Haris Rauf 10(5) [4s-2] One run needed to win   Ball 5: Rauf misses the yorker with an inch and Billings smashes it straight down the ground for FOUR.   Ball 4: Sam Billings scoops the slow bumper towards fine leg boundary for FOUR.   Ball 3: Malan collects a single and completes his FIFTY   Ball 2: Sam Billing squeezes the yorker towards cover for a single.   Ball 1: Malan collects a single towards sweeper cover.

10:13 PM IST Over Summary: 1 2 1 W 1 1 ; England: 184-4  ; Dawid Malan (48), Sam Billings (1) Shadab Khan [3.0-0-28-2] is back into the attack Ball 6: Malan collects a single. England needs 12 runs in 12 balls   Ball 5: Sam Billings, right handed bat, comes to the crease and hits down the ground for a single.   Ball 4: Moeen Ali hits straight to short mid-wicket, GONE. Moeen Ali c Babar Azam b Shadab Khan 1(2)   Ball 3:  Malan collects a single.   Ball 2: Malan hits towards deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs.   Ball 1: Moeen Ali collects a single.

10:07 PM IST Over Summary: 4 0 0 1 W 0 ; England: 178-3  ; Dawid Malan (44), Moeen Ali (0) Haris Rauf [2.0-0-18-0] is back into the attack Ball 6: Haris Rauff beats Malan outside off. England need 18 runs in 18 balls Moeen Ali, left-handed batsman, comes at the crease.   Ball 5: Ball on the pads, Morgan plays an pick-up shot, hits straight to deep backward square leg fielder. Morgan c (sub)Khushdil b Haris Rauf 66(33) [4s-6 6s-4]    Ball 4: Malan hits down the ground for a single.   Ball 3: Rauf surprise Malan with a slow bumper, batsman doesn't bother to play a shot.   Ball 2: DOT   Ball 1: Malan smashes the first ball for FOUR

10:02 PM IST Over Summary: 0 1 1 4 4 1 ; England: 173-2  ; Dawid Malan (39), Eoin Morgan (66) Imad Wasim [2.0-0-19-0] is back into the attack Ball 6: A single for Malan, England needs 23 runs in 24 balls.   Ball 5: Malan plays an inside out over extra cover for FOUR   Ball 4: Malan cuts towards deep point for FOUR.   Ball 3: Morgan gets an inside edge to third man for a single.   Ball 2: Malan punches towards sweeper cover for a single.   Ball 1: DOT

9:57 PM IST Over Summary: 1 Wd 6 0 4 4 4 ; England: 162-2  ; Dawid Malan (29), Eoin Morgan (65) Shaheen Afridi [2.0-0-20-0] is back into the attack Ball 6: A low full toss and Morgan edges past keeper for FOUR. Pakistan has lost the plot, 34 needed in 30 balls now,    Ball 5: A full and wide delivery, Morgan chips over mid-off for FOUR.   Ball 4: Ball on the pads and Morgan slaps it towards deep backward square leg for FOUR.    Ball 3: A brilliant yorker and Morgan squeezes it to creas, No run. Ball 2: Morgan moves towards off side and wallopes the low full toss towards deep mid-wicket and completes his FIFTY.    Ball 2: WIDE, a very tight call   Ball 1: Malan squeezes the yorker with straight bat towards long-off for a single.

9:51 PM IST Over Summary: 1 1 1 1 6 Wd 1 ; England: 142-2  ; Dawid Malan (28), Eoin Morgan (47) Shadab Khan [2.0-0-16-2] is back into the attack Ball 6: A single for Malan to end the over.  Ball 6: WIDE   Ball 5: Malan has now joined the party as he slog sweeps towards cow corner for SIX.   Ball 4: Morgan collects a single.   Ball 3: Malan collects a single.   Ball 2: Morgan collects a single.   Ball 1: Malan collects a single towards mid-wicket.

9:46 PM IST Over Summary: 1 6 0 1 1 4 ; England: 130-2  ; Dawid Malan (19), Eoin Morgan (45) Haris Rauf continues... Ball 6: Morgan hits over mid-off for FOUR.    Ball 5: A single for Malan.   Ball 4: A single for Morgan.   Ball 3: DOT   Ball 2: A slow delivery and Morgan shuffles across and plays a pick-up shot towards deep square leg for SIX.   Ball 1: Malan hits towards long-on for a single.

9:41 PM IST Over Summary: 6 1 4 2 1 4 ; England: 117-2  ; Dawid Malan (17), Eoin Morgan (34) Iftikhar Ahmed continues... Ball 6: Morgan cuts between short third man and point for FOUR.    Ball 5: Malan taps towards mid-wicket for a single.   Ball 4: Malan cuts this time towards cover-point region for a couple of runs.   Ball 3: Malan makes some room and cuts towards deep backward point for FOUR.   Ball 2: Morgan hits towards long-on for a single.   Ball 1: Morgan goes on backfoot and hits extra cover for SIX, amazing shot.

9:36 PM IST Over Summary: 1 1 1 1 1 0 ; England: 99-2  ; Dawid Malan (10), Eoin Morgan (23) Haris Rauf, right-arm fast, comes into the attack Ball 6: DOT   Ball 5: A single for Morgan   Ball 4: A single for Malan.   Ball 3: Morgan squeezes the slow delivery towards cover for a single.    Ball 2: Malan nudges towards backwrad square leg for a single.   Ball 1: Morgan punches towards cover for a single.

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Over 19.1, England win

Shaheen Afridi [3.0-0-40-0] is back into the attack and bowls a low full toss, outside-off and Malan drills through point region to hit the winning runs. England leads the three-match series as the hosts chase down the highest target against Pakistan.

Over 19, Eng vs Pak live score: 195-4; Rauf gets Billings

Over Summary: 1 1 1 4 4 W ; England: 195-5  ; Dawid Malan (50), Lewis Gegory (0)

Haris Rauf continues...

Ball 6: Billing cuts straight to backward point, GONE. Billings c Fakhar Zaman b Haris Rauf 10(5) [4s-2]

One run needed to win
 
Ball 5: Rauf misses the yorker with an inch and Billings smashes it straight down the ground for FOUR.
 
Ball 4: Sam Billings scoops the slow bumper towards fine leg boundary for FOUR.
 
Ball 3: Malan collects a single and completes his FIFTY
 
Ball 2: Sam Billing squeezes the yorker towards cover for a single.
 
Ball 1: Malan collects a single towards sweeper cover.

Over 18, Eng vs Pak live score: 184-4; Shabad gets Moeen

Over Summary: 1 2 1 W 1 1 ; England: 184-4  ; Dawid Malan (48), Sam Billings (1)

Shadab Khan [3.0-0-28-2] is back into the attack

Ball 6: Malan collects a single. England needs 12 runs in 12 balls
 
Ball 5: Sam Billings, right handed bat, comes to the crease and hits down the ground for a single.
 
Ball 4: Moeen Ali hits straight to short mid-wicket, GONE. Moeen Ali c Babar Azam b Shadab Khan 1(2)
 
Ball 3:  Malan collects a single.
 
Ball 2: Malan hits towards deep mid-wicket for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 1: Moeen Ali collects a single.

Over 17, Eng vs Pak live score: 178-3; Rauff gets Morgan

Over Summary: 4 0 0 1 W 0 ; England: 178-3  ; Dawid Malan (44), Moeen Ali (0)

Haris Rauf [2.0-0-18-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: Haris Rauff beats Malan outside off. England need 18 runs in 18 balls

Moeen Ali, left-handed batsman, comes at the crease.
 
Ball 5: Ball on the pads, Morgan plays an pick-up shot, hits straight to deep backward square leg fielder. Morgan c (sub)Khushdil b Haris Rauf 66(33) [4s-6 6s-4] 
 
Ball 4: Malan hits down the ground for a single.
 
Ball 3: Rauf surprise Malan with a slow bumper, batsman doesn't bother to play a shot.
 
Ball 2: DOT
 
Ball 1: Malan smashes the first ball for FOUR

Over 16, Eng vs Pak live score: 173-2

Over Summary: 0 1 1 4 4 1 ; England: 173-2  ; Dawid Malan (39), Eoin Morgan (66)

Imad Wasim [2.0-0-19-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: A single for Malan, England needs 23 runs in 24 balls.
 
Ball 5: Malan plays an inside out over extra cover for FOUR
 
Ball 4: Malan cuts towards deep point for FOUR.
 
Ball 3: Morgan gets an inside edge to third man for a single.
 
Ball 2: Malan punches towards sweeper cover for a single.
 
Ball 1: DOT

Over 15, Eng vs Pak live score: 162-2; Morgan hits fifty

Over Summary: 1 Wd 6 0 4 4 4 ; England: 162-2  ; Dawid Malan (29), Eoin Morgan (65)

Shaheen Afridi [2.0-0-20-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: A low full toss and Morgan edges past keeper for FOUR. Pakistan has lost the plot, 34 needed in 30 balls now, 
 
Ball 5: A full and wide delivery, Morgan chips over mid-off for FOUR.
 
Ball 4: Ball on the pads and Morgan slaps it towards deep backward square leg for FOUR. 
 
Ball 3: A brilliant yorker and Morgan squeezes it to creas, No run.

Ball 2: Morgan moves towards off side and wallopes the low full toss towards deep mid-wicket and completes his FIFTY. 
 
Ball 2: WIDE, a very tight call
 
Ball 1: Malan squeezes the yorker with straight bat towards long-off for a single.

Over 14, Eng vs Pak live score: 142-2

Over Summary: 1 1 1 1 6 Wd 1 ; England: 142-2  ; Dawid Malan (28), Eoin Morgan (47)

Shadab Khan [2.0-0-16-2] is back into the attack

Ball 6: A single for Malan to end the over. 

Ball 6: WIDE
 
Ball 5: Malan has now joined the party as he slog sweeps towards cow corner for SIX.
 
Ball 4: Morgan collects a single.
 
Ball 3: Malan collects a single.
 
Ball 2: Morgan collects a single.
 
Ball 1: Malan collects a single towards mid-wicket.

Over 13, Eng vs Pak live score: 130-2

Over Summary: 1 6 0 1 1 4 ; England: 130-2  ; Dawid Malan (19), Eoin Morgan (45)

Haris Rauf continues...

Ball 6: Morgan hits over mid-off for FOUR. 
 
Ball 5: A single for Malan.
 
Ball 4: A single for Morgan.
 
Ball 3: DOT
 
Ball 2: A slow delivery and Morgan shuffles across and plays a pick-up shot towards deep square leg for SIX.
 
Ball 1: Malan hits towards long-on for a single.

Over 12, Eng vs Pak live score: 117-2; Malan Morgan put up 50-run stand

Over Summary: 6 1 4 2 1 4 ; England: 117-2  ; Dawid Malan (17), Eoin Morgan (34)

Iftikhar Ahmed continues...

Ball 6: Morgan cuts between short third man and point for FOUR. 
 
Ball 5: Malan taps towards mid-wicket for a single.
 
Ball 4: Malan cuts this time towards cover-point region for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 3: Malan makes some room and cuts towards deep backward point for FOUR.
 
Ball 2: Morgan hits towards long-on for a single.
 
Ball 1: Morgan goes on backfoot and hits extra cover for SIX, amazing shot.

Over 11, Eng vs Pak live score: 99-2

Over Summary: 1 1 1 1 1 0 ; England: 99-2  ; Dawid Malan (10), Eoin Morgan (23)

Haris Rauf, right-arm fast, comes into the attack

Ball 6: DOT
 
Ball 5: A single for Morgan
 
Ball 4: A single for Malan.
 
Ball 3: Morgan squeezes the slow delivery towards cover for a single. 
 
Ball 2: Malan nudges towards backwrad square leg for a single.
 
Ball 1: Morgan punches towards cover for a single.

Over 10, Eng vs Pak live score: 94-2

Over Summary: 1 2 0 1 1 1 ; England: 94-2  ; Dawid Malan (8), Eoin Morgan (20)

Iftikhar Ahmed continues...

Ball 6: Morgan collects a single.
 
Ball 5: Malan hits towards long-on for a single.
 
Ball 4: Morgan works towards mid-wicket for a single.
 
Ball 3: DOT
 
Ball 2: Morgan hits towards wide of sweeper cover for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 1: Malan collects a single.

Over 9, Eng vs Pak live score: 88-2

Over Summary: 6 2 1 0 1 4; England: 88-2  ; Dawid Malan (6), Eoin Morgan (16)

Shadab Khan continues...

Ball 6: Morgan smashes straight over umpire's head for FOUR. 
 
Ball 5: Malan collects a single
 
Ball 4: DOT
 
Ball 3: Morgan nudges towards mid-wicket for a single.
 
Ball 2: Morgan cuts towards point for a couple of runs
 
Ball 1: Morgan sweeps the first ball of the over towards deep backward square leg for SIX,

Over 8, Eng vs Pak live score: 74-2

Over Summary: 1  0 4 1 0 1 ; England: 74-2  ; Dawid Malan (5), Eoin Morgan (3)

Iftikhar Ahmed, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

Ball 6: A single for Morgan.
 
Ball 5: DOT
 
Ball 4: Malan nudges towards mid-wicket for a single.
 
Ball 3: Malan edges the quick delivery towards third one boundary for FOUR.
 
Ball 2: DOT
 
Ball 1: Morgan picks a single towards cover.

Over 7, Eng vs Pak live score: 67-2; Shadab scalps Banton, Bairstow

Over Summary: 1 W W 0 0 1 ; England: 67-2  ; Dawid Malan (0), Eoin Morgan (1)

Shadab Khan, right arm leg spinner, comes into the attack...

Ball 6: Morgan hits down the ground for a single.
 
Ball 5: A loud appeal for LBW against Morgan as he gets deceived by flight. Umpire remains unmoved, Babar takers REVIEW, impact is umpire's call and it is hitting wickets. REVIEW RETAINED but decision unchaged. 
 
Ball 4: Eoin Morgan, left handed bat, comes to the crease and blocks the HATTRICK BALL.
 
Ball 3: Banton on strike, takes a long stride and tries to paddle it, foxed by googly, follows by loud appeal, umpire raises the finger. Banton takes REVIEW, hitting umpire's call, and hitting wicket. GONE. Tom Banton lbw b Shadab Khan 20(16) [6s-1]

Dawid Malan, left handed bat, comes to the crease
 
Ball 2: Bairstow goes down on one knee and plays a sweep shot, gets a top edge and Imad Wasim completes the catch at backward square leg. Bairstow c Imad Wasim b Shadab Khan 44(24) [4s-4 6s-2]
 
Ball 1:  Banton drives towards sweeper cover for a single.

Over 6, Eng vs Pak live score: 65-0

Over Summary: 6 1 0 1 2 2 ; England: 65-0  ; Tom Banton (19), Jonny Bairstow (44)

Mohammad Aamir continues

Ball 6: Bairstow muscles towards extra cover, without any timing, for a couple of runs
 
Ball 5: Bairstow cuts tpwards point for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 4: Banton hits towards deep mid-wicket for a single. Aamir in down holding his right thigh. Pakistan physio is at the middle. 
 
Ball 3: A slow delivery and Banton swings hard but misses.
 
Ball 2: Bairstow dabs towards backward point for a single.
 
Ball 1: A short of length delivery and Bairstow smashes it towards deep square leg for SIX, a flat one.

Over 5, Eng vs Pak live score: 53-0

Over Summary: 1 1 1 1 N2 2 L1 ; England: 53-0  ; Tom Banton (18), Jonny Bairstow (33)

Shaheen Afridi [1.0-0-11-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6:  One leg byes for England.

Ball 5: FREE HIT, Bairstow collects a couple of runs.
 
Ball 5: A WAIST height NO BALL, Bairstow hits it over mid-on for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 4: Banton collects a single.
 
Ball 3: Bairstow hits towards deep square leg for a single.
 
Ball 2: Banton collects a single.
 
Ball 1:  Bairstow drives towards cover-point for a single.

Over 4, Eng vs Pak live score: 43-0

Over Summary: 4 6 0 1 1 1 ; England: 43-0  ; Tom Banton (16), Jonny Bairstow (27)

Mohammad Amir, left-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Ball 6: Bairstow works towards deep square leg for a single.
 
Ball 5: Banton collects a single.
 
Ball 4: A single for Bairstow
 
Ball 3: Bairstow taps towards backward point for a single.
 
Ball 2: A short of length delivery and Bairstow pulls it towards deep square leg boundary for SIX.
 
Ball 1: Poor start from Aamir, a slow delivery on hips and Bairstow scoops over short fine leg for FOUR.

Over 3, Eng vs Pak live score: 30-0

Over Summary: 6 2 1 4 1 2 ; England: 30-0  ; Tom Banton (15), Jonny Bairstow (15)

Imad Wasim continues...

Ball 6: Banton goes for a biggie but doesn't get the timing as the ball lands in vacant space at mid-wicket for a couple of runs. 
 
Ball 5: A single for Bairstow towards leg side.
 
Ball 4: Bairstow sweeps over backward point for FOUR
 
Ball 3: A yorkish length delivery and Banton hits down the ground for a single.
 
Ball 2: Banton this time hits over mid-wicket for a couple or runs.
 
Ball 1: Banton reverse sweeps towards deep point for SIX. 

Over 2, Eng vs Pak live score: 14-0

Over Summary: 1 0 4 4 1 1 ; England: 14-0  ; Tom Banton (4), Jonny Bairstow (10)

Shaheen Afridi, left-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Ball 6: Banton tucks towards mid-wicket region for a single.
 
Ball 5: A single for Bairstow.
 
Ball 4: A brilliant pick up shot from Bairstow as he hits just over short extra cover for FOUR.
 
Ball 3: Bairstow chips over in field on leg side for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 2: Bairstow fails to score, DOT.
 
Ball 1: Banton gets a thick inside edge towards deep backward square leg for a single.

Over 1, Eng vs Pak live score: 3-0

Over Summary: 0 1 1 1 0 0 ; England: 3-0  ; Tom Banton (2), Jonny Bairstow (1)

Tom Banton and Bairstow are at the crease. Tom Banton is on strike. Imad Wasim opens the attack...

Ball 6: DOT
 
Ball 5: DOT
 
Ball 4: Banton tucks towards backward square leg for a single.
 
Ball 3: Bairstow nudges towards leg side for a quick single.
 
Ball 2: Banton hits towards long-on for a single.
 
Ball 1: Banton cuts towards cover-point for no run.

Over 20, Pak vs Eng live score: 195-3

Over Summary: 1 2 1 2 W 1 ; Pakistan: 195-4 ; Iftikhar Ahmed (4), Shadab Khan (0)

Tom Curran [3.0-0-39-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: A wide and slow deliver, Ahmed tries to hit between point and short third man field but fails to find the gap. A single taken.

Shadab Khan, right handed bat, comes to the crease
 
Ball 5: A full delivery outside off and Hafeez tries it over infield, straight the ground. But manages to hit from the bottom of bad, Morgan completes the catch at extra cover region. Hafeez c Morgan b Tom Curran 69(36) [4s-5 6s-4]
 
Ball 4: A low full toss, Hafeez flicks at the same spot as the prevoius one for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 3: A waist height full toss and Ahmed hits towards right of deep backward square leg for only a single.
 
Ball 2: Another full length delivery, Ahmed hits towards wide of long-on for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 1: A yorkish delivery and Hafeez drills towards deep mid-wicket for a single.

Over 19, Pak vs Eng live score: 188-3

Over Summary: 6 0 1 1 2 1 ; Pakistan: 188-3 ; Iftikhar Ahmed (4), Mohammad Hafeez (66)

Jordan bowls the second last over of the innings...

Ball 6: Hafeez tries to hit the yorkish length delivery just over extra cover, Morgan gets his hand but fails to complete the catch. One run taken.
 
Ball 5: Hafeez collects a couple of runs.
 
Ball 4: A perfect yorker and Ahmed blocks it for a quick single.
 
Ball 3: Hafeez hits towards long-on for a single.
 
Ball 2: Jordan follows up with a brilliant yorker, No run. 
 
Ball 1: A short of length delivery and Hafeez nailed it towards deep mid-wicket boundary for SIX.

Over 18, Pak vs Eng live score: 177-3; Hafeez hits FIFTY

Over Summary: 1 4 4 1 0 L2 ; Pakistan: 177-3 ; Iftikhar Ahmed (3), Mohammad Hafeez (56)

Saqib Mahmood [3.0-0-28-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: A dead straight yorker, Ahmed fails to get any connection, one leg byes taken as there has been a mute appeal, an over throws gifts Pakistan another line. Morgan takes review for LBW, replays shows it was missing leg stump. There is also an appeal for runout, Ahmed is safe at last. 
 
Ball 5: DOT
 
Ball 4: Hafeez drills a yorkish length delivery down the ground for a single.
 
Ball 3: Hafeez smashes straight down the ground for FOUR.
 
Ball 2: Hafeez paddles it over short fine leg for FOUR and brings up his FIFTY.
 
Ball 1: Iftikhar collects a single.

Over 17, Pak vs Eng live score: 165-3; Jordan gets Malik

Over Summary: 4 Wd 2 W 1 1 1 ; Pakistan: 165-3 ; Iftikhar Ahmed (2), Mohammad Hafeez (47)

Chris Jordan [2.0-0-20-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: A singlke for Ahmed.
 
Ball 5: A single for Hafeez.
 
Ball 4: Iftikhar Ahmed, right handed bat, comes to the crease and collects a single down the ground.
 
Ball 3: Malik clears his front leg and tries to scoop the ball over extra cover, fails to get elevation caught by Morgan. Shoaib Malik c Morgan b Jordan 14(11) [4s-1]

Ball 2: Malik collects a couple of runs.
 
Ball 2: WIDE
 
Ball 1: Jordan misses the yorker and Malik hits over mid-off for FOUR.

Over 16, Pak vs Eng live score: 155-2

Over Summary: 1 3 N6 4 1 1 6 ; Pakistan: 155-2 ; Shoaib Malik (8), Mohammad Hafeez (46)

Tom Curran [2.0-0-16-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: Hafeez smashes the last ball of the over towards square leg for SIX. 
 
Ball 5: A single for Malik towards short third man.
 
Ball 4: A single for Hafeez.

Ball 3: FREE HIT, Hafeez smacks it over extra cover for FOUR
 
Ball 3: A full toss on leg side and Hafeez wallopes it towards deep square leg boundary for SIX, OHHHHHHH NOOOO, it is a NO BALL too.
 
Ball 2: Malik cuts towards deep point for three runs, one extra runs conceded by Bairstow, who throws the ball away after dislodging the bails.
 
Ball 1: Curran starts the over with a dipping slow delivery and Hafeez drives towards long-on for a single.

Over 15, Pak vs Eng live score: 132-2

Over Summary: 1 4 1 Wd 1 4 1 ; Pakistan: 132-2 ; Shoaib Malik (4), Mohammad Hafeez (28)

Saqib Mahmood [2.0-0-15-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: Hafeez works towards deep square leg for a single.
 
Ball 5: Hafeez chips over mid-on for FOUR.

Ball 4: Malik collects a single.
 
Ball 4: WIDE
 
Ball 3: Hafeez pulls without any timing towards long-on for a single.
 
Ball 2: Hafeez smashes over bowler's head for FOUR straight down the ground.
 
Ball 1: Shoaib Malik tucks towards leg side for a single.

Over 14, Pak vs Eng live score: 119-2

Over Summary: Wd2 1 0 1 2 0 0 ; Pakistan: 119-2 ; Shoaib Malik (2), Mohammad Hafeez (18)

Gregory continues...

Ball 6: DOT
 
Ball 5: DOT
 
Ball 4: Hafeez collects a couple of runs.
 
Ball 3:  A single for Shoaib Malik.

Ball 2:DOT
 
Ball 1: A single for Hafeez towards backward point boundary.
 
Ball 1: 2 WIDES down the leg side

Over 13, Pak vs Eng live score: 113-2; Rashid gets Babar

Over Summary: 1 1 1 W 0 1 ; Pakistan: 113-2 ; Shoaib Malik (1), Mohammad Hafeez (13)

Adil Rashid continues

Ball 6: A single for Shoaib Malik.
 
Ball 5: Shoaib Malik, right handed bat, comes to the crease and under-edges it to backward point for no run.
 
Ball 4: A short delivery and Babar tries to smash it out of park but fails to get any timing, power and holed up to Sam Billlings at deep mid-wicket. Babar Azam c Billings b Adil Rashid 56(44) [4s-7]
 
Ball 3: Hafeez hits towards mid-wicket for a single.
 
Ball 2: Babar Azam pulls the 2nd towards deep mid-wicket for a single.
 
Ball 1: A juicy full toss and Hafeez smashes it to long-on for a single.

Over 12, Pak vs Eng live score: 109-1; Hafeez reaches 2000 runs in T20Is

Over Summary: 1 6 1 1 1 0 ; Pakistan: 109-1 ; Babar Azam (55), Mohammad Hafeez (13)

Saqib Mahmood [1.0-0-5-0] is back into the attack

Ball 6: DOT
 
Ball 5:Hafeez collects a single.
 
Ball 4: Babar Azam cuts towards deep point for a single.
 
Ball 3: Another short delivery, Hafeez pulls it but without any timing towards wide of deep square leg for a single.
 
Ball 2: Mahmood starts his second spell with a bumper and Hafeez pulls it towards deep backward square leg for SIX. Hafeez brings up his 2000 T20 International runs and became secon Pakistani batsman to do so.
 
Ball 1: A single for Babar Azam.

Over 11, Pak vs Eng live score: 99-1; Babar hits FIFTY

Over Summary: 1 4 4 1 1 1 ; Pakistan: 99-1 ; Babar Azam (53), Mohammad Hafeez (5)

Adil Rashid continues....

Ball 6: Babar Azam collects to keep th strike.
 
Ball 5: A single for Hafeez towards sweeper cover.
 
Ball 4: A single for Babar.
 
Ball 3: Babar Azam, this time, drives towards extra cover boundary for FOUR and brings up his 14 T20 International half-century. 
 
Ball 2: Babar Azam goes on backfoot and smashes the half tracker for FOUR towards cow corner boundary.
 
Ball 1: Hafeez collects asingle for towards sweeper cover.

Over 10, Pak vs Eng live score: 87-1

Over Summary: 4 1 1 1 L4 1 ; Pakistan: 87-1 ; Babar Azam (43), Mohammad Hafeez (3)

Gregory continues...

Ball 6: A single for Hafeez.
 
Ball 5: FOUR leg byes for Pakistan.
 
Ball 4: Babar Azam steers down the thiord man for a single.
 
Ball 3: Hafeez works towards mid-wicket for a single.
 
Ball 2: A single for Babar.
 
Ball 1: Babar Azam guides the first one through wicket keeper for FOUR.

Over 9, Pak vs Eng live score: 75-1; Rashid gets Fakhar

Over Summary: 6 0 W 1 1 1 ; Pakistan: 75-1 ; Babar Azam (37), Mohammad Hafeez (1)

Adil Rashid continues...

Ball 6: Babar works towards mid-wicket region for a single.
 
Ball 5: A single for Hafeez towards deep mid-wicket
 
Ball 4: Babar Azam collecysa single.

Mohammad Hafeez, right handed bat, comes to the crease
 
Ball 3: Another flighted delivery outside off, Fakhar goes for long hoick straight down the ground, beaten by pace as he gets a top edge and Banton takes the skier while running in front from long-on. Fakhar Zaman c Tom Banton b Adil Rashid 36(22) [4s-5 6s-1]
 
Ball 2: DOT
 
Ball 1: Flighted delivery on the pads and Fakhar slogs it mid-wicket boundary for SIX. 

Over 8, Pak vs Eng live score: 66-0

Over Summary: 4 1 1 0 1 1 ; Pakistan: 66-0 ; Babar Azam (35), Fakhar Zaman (30)
 
Lewis Gregory, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack
 
Ball 6: A single for Fakhar down the leg side.
 
Ball 5: A single for Babar towards wide of mid-on fielder.
 
Ball 4: DOT
 
Ball 3: A single for Fakhar down the ground.
 
Ball 2: Babar glances towards fine leg for a single.
 
Ball 1: Babar Azam smashes the first over mid-off for FOUR.

Over 7, Pak vs Eng live score: 58-0

Over Summary: 0 1 1 0 4 1 ; Pakistan: 58-0 ; Babar Azam (29), Fakhar Zaman (28)

Adil Rashid, right-arm leg break, comes into the attack

Ball 6: Babar Azam taps towards mid-wicket region for a easly single.
 
Ball 5: Babar Azma ramps back on backfoot and smashes towards wide of deep mid-wicket fielder for FOUR
 
Ball 4: DOT
 
Ball 3: Fakhar pushes towards long-on for a single.
 
Ball 2: A single for Babar Azam.
 
Ball 1: Rashid deceives Babar with a leg break down the leg, follows by loud appeal, umpire says NOT OUT. Replays showed it was not turning enough.

Over 6, Pak vs Eng live score: 51-0

Over Summary: 0 0 4 1 2 1 ; Pakistan: 51-0 ; Babar Azam (23), Fakhar Zaman (27)

Tom Curran bowls the last over of pwerplay...

Ball 6: A full toss on the pads, Babar flicks it straight to deep square leg for a single. A HIT ME BALL. 
 
Ball 5: Babar Azam clips towards wide of deep square leg for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 4: Fakhar hits towards sweeper cover for a single.
 
Ball 3: A short delivery surprises Fakhar, who edges it wide of wicket-keeper for FOUR towards third man boundary.
 
Ball 2: DOT
 
Ball 1: Babar whips straight to short mid-wicket for no run.

Over 5, Pak vs Eng live score: 42-0

Over Summary: 4 0 1 4 1 1 ; Pakistan: 42-0 ; Babar Azam (19), Fakhar Zaman (22)

Chris Jordan continues...

Ball 6: A single for Babar Azam to end the over.
 
Ball 5: Fakhar Zaman collects a single
 
Ball 4: A half-volley and Fakhar Zaman smashes it straight down the ground for FOUR. 
 
Ball 3: A slow delivery, Babar hits towards deep mid-wicket for a single. 
 
Ball 2: Jordan deceives Babar with a slow delivery, as the batter tries to play a cover drive, DOT.
 
Ball 1: Babar Azam crunched the first one towards point boundary for FOUR.

Over 4, Pak vs Eng live score: 31-0

Over Summary: 1 0 N 0 0 1 4 ; Pakistan: 31-0 ; Babar Azam (13), Fakhar Zaman (17)

Tom Curran, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Ball 6: Fakhar Zaman hits the last one on his pads towards deep fine leg boundary for FOUR.
 
Ball 5: A single for Babar
 
Ball 4: Babar flicks towards mid-wicket for no run.

Ball 3: FREE HIT, Babar comes down the wicket and throws a kitchen sink, but fails to get an timing. No run taken.
 
Ball 3: NO Ball called after Curran strays down the leg side, Over step.
 
Ball 2: Babar Azam foxed by a slower delivery, as he tries to pull it but plays every early, hits him on right thigh pad.
 
Ball 1: Fakhar hits towards sweeper cover for a single.

Over 3, Pak vs Eng live score: 24-0

Over Summary: 4 0 1 2 1 1 ; Pakistan: 24-0 ; Babar Azam (12), Fakhar Zaman (12)

Chris Jordan, right-arm fast medium, comes into the attack

Ball 6: Fakhar Zaman hits towards deep backward square leg for a single.
 
Ball 5: Babar Azam works towards deep square leg for a single.
 
Ball 4: Babar Azam plays wide of square field in off side for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 3: A single for Fakhar Zaman.
 
Ball 2: DOT
 
Ball 1: A wide low full toss outside off and Fakhar Zaman drills it to extra cover boundary for FOUR, super shot.

Over 2, Pak vs Eng live score: 15-0

Over Summary: 1 1 2 1 4 1 ; Pakistan: 15-0 ; Babar Azam (9), Fakhar Zaman (6)

Moeen Ali, right-arm off break, comes into the attack

Ball 6: A single for Fakhar Zaman.
 
Ball 5: Fakhar Zaman cuts towards point boundary for FOUR. 
 
Ball 4: Babar Azam pushes towards long-on for a easy single.
 
Ball 3: Babar Azam hits towards cow-corner region for a couple of runs.
 
Ball 2: Fakhar Zaman tucks towards legside for an easy single.
 
Ball 1: Babar Azam goes on backfoot and smashes towards deep mid-wicket for a single.

Over 1, Pak vs Eng live score: 5-0

Over Summary: 4 0 1 0 0 0 ; Pakistan: 5-0 ; Babar Azam (5), Fakhar Zaman (0)

Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman are at the crease. Babar Azam is on strike. Saqib Mahmood opens the attack

Ball 6: DOT
 
Ball 5: DOT
 
Ball 4: A loud appeal for lbw against Fakhar Zaman, umpire remains unmoved.
 
Ball 3: A single for Babar
 
Ball 2: Babar Azam drives plays an elegant looking cover drive, but fails to find a gap.
 
Ball 1: Babar Azam smashes the first ball towards deep mid-wicket for FOUR, perfect start for Pakistan.

Pakistan playing 11 is also unchanged

Pakistan playing 11: Babar Azam(c), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan(w), Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi.


England playing 11 is unchanged

England playing 11: Tom Banton, Jonny Bairstow(w), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Lewis Gregory, Tom Curran, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood.

Eng vs Pak live toss updates: England wins the toss and elects bowl

Eoin Morgans has won the toss and elected to bowl first at The Old Trafford, Manchester.

Eng vs Pak live toss updates: Toss will take place 3 minutes

The much-needed toss will take place in a few minutes, stay tuned.

Eng vs Pak live updates: Toss will take place in 10 mins

The bright sunshine has welcomed the players, who are sweating hard during the warm-ups, ahead of toss. The team batting first would look to score big and also get some nip in first few overs while bowling during the evening under the lights.  

England vs Pakistan playing 11 prediction

Both the teams are expected to field the same playing 11 from first T20. The Pakistan middle order looks strong with likes of seasoned players like Mohammad Hafeez and Shoaib Malik. Meanwhile, England has a perfect blend of experienced and youngsters in its playing 11.
 
Pakistan tentative playing 11: Babar Azam (capt), Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf.
 
England tentative playing 11: Tom Banton, Jonny Bairstow(w), Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan(c), Sam Billings, Moeen Ali, Tom Curran, Lewis Gregory, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood.

England vs Pakistan 2nd T20 match prediction

In ENG vs PAK 2nd T20, Pakistan may emerge victorious given England susceptibility in playing spinners as it was evident in the 1st T20. Also, England has not won a T20 match in Manchester recently. England has lost the last two T20 Internationals at the Old Trafford, by 9 wickets to Pakistan in 2016 while by 8 wickets by India in 2018. England's last win at the Old Trafford came way back in 2015, by 56 runs against New Zealand.

Eng vs Pak 2nd T20 pitch report

The Old Trafford pitch is expected to favour pace bowlers as it did in the last two T20Is played here. However, in the first T20 international Tom Banton slogged spinner for gigantic sixes before the Pakistani spinners brought the visitors back in the game.

Manchester weather live updates

There is no shine of rainfall at the Old Trafford as bright sunshine can be seen. Full 40-over of T20 cricket on offering today.

WATCH: How Shadab Khan will tackle English batsmen today

In the first T20 International, Tom Banton has smashes Shadab Khan for two gigantic sixes before the Pakistani bowler made a comeback and scalped Banton. How Shadab will counter slog sweep, watch the video below to check what the left arm spinner has in his armoury.

WATCH: Tom Banton swashbuckling innings in 1st T20

England batsman Tom Banton went hammer and tongs after Pakistan asked the hosts to bat on cloudy evening. Getting an opportunity to open the innings, the Banton has smashed a 42-ball 71, including fix gigantic sixes. After he went back to pavallion, Pakistan stormed back in the game taking 4 wickets for 14 runs. 

How Pakistan and England did in their last five matches

England W W L W W (last five completed matches, most recent first)

Pakistan W W L L L

Manchester weather live updates

According to accuweather.com forecast, the sun will be playing hide and seek at the Old Trafford with no chance of rainfall. And if it happens so, then atlast we will see a full game of cricket after a 15 days.


England and Pakistan squads for three-match T20 series

England squad: Eoin Morgan, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Lewis Gregory, Chris Jordan, Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, David Willey.
 
Pakistan squad: Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Naseem Shah, Naseem Shah, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz.
Pakistan wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan appeal for lbw against England captain Eoin Morgan. Photo: @ICC Photo: @ICC


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