Babar, Rizwan guide Pakistan to victory over England

Babar Azam marked a glittering century and Mohammad Rizwan scored 88 to lead Pakistan to a landslide 10 wicket win over England in the second Twenty20 International in Karachi to draw the seven-game series 1-1.

Needing 200 runs to win after a quick half-century by Moeen Ali, giving England a big booty, Babar (110) and Rizwan organized a batting masterclass to take Pakistan home with three spare balls. It was the highest chase in men’s T20 cricket without losing any wickets.

Babar wowed the raucous home crowd in the 18th with his second Century T20I on 62 balls and Rizwan, who was sacked 23 by Alex Hales, was sacked for an unbeaten 51 ball 88.

England decided to strike first, Hales and Phil Salt opener pair scored 42 of 31 before Shahnawaz Dahani rounded Hales and David Malan to keep England on track. stopped.

The impressive runs of Ben Duckett (43) and Harry Brooke (31) stabilized the ship and Captain Moeen scored 55 unbeaten out of 23 balls to bring England 199-5.

England, on their first Pakistan tour in 17 years, will play two games in Karachi and three in Lahore, before returning for three tests in December.

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