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Azam cracks century as Pakistan score big win over England in second T20I

The success saw Pakistan degree the seven-match collection 1-1

Openers Babar Azam and also Mohammad Rizwan placed on an unbeaten 203-run collaboration as Pakistan asserted an impressive 10-wicket success over England in the 2nd T20 worldwide in Karachi on Thursday.

Azam hammered 110 not out for his 2nd T20I hundred, while Rizwan racked up an unbeaten 88 as both finished a chase of 200 in 19.3 overs at a stuffed National Arena.

With 1,929 fuse, the Azam-Rizwan collaboration has actually come to be one of the most respected in T20Is, defeating Indian celebrities Shikhar Dhawan and also Rohit Sharma’s document of 1,743 in 51 suits.

Azam and also Rizwan have actually attained the document in simply 36 video games.

The win levelled the seven-match collection at 1-1 after England won the very first video game by 6 arches, likewise in Karachi on Tuesday.

Azam, that sustained an unpleasant Asia Mug previously this month with simply 68 runs in 6 suits, shattered 5 6s and also 11 fours off 66 rounds, while Rizwan struck 4 6s and also 5 borders in his 51-ball innings.

Azam’s hundred came off 62 rounds, including in his 122 versus South Africa at Centurion in 2015.

Both got to 100 in simply 11.2 overs– their 7th century stand with each other in T20I cricket.

Rizwan, went down on 23 by Alex Hales off Liam Dawson, finished his fifty off 30 rounds while Azam took 39 shipments for his half-century.

It was Pakistan’s 2nd 10-wicket win in the style following their very first versus India in in 2015’s T20 Globe Mug.

Both likewise improved their 197-run opening stand they established versus South Africa in 2015.

Previously, England’s alternate captain Moeen Ali struck a quick half-century to lead his group to 199-5 after they won the throw and also batted initially.

Moeen shattered 4 6s and also as numerous fours in his 23-ball 55 not out.

Ben Duckett (43 ), Harry Creek (31) and also Hales (30) likewise added as England ransacked 119 in the last 10 overs.

Moeen struck 2 looming 6s off pacer Mohammad Hasnain’s last 2 shipments of the innings.

Rapid bowlers Haris Rauf (2-30) and also Shahnawaz Dahani (2-37) were the choice of Pakistan bowlers.

England get on their very first scenic tour of Pakistan in 17 years.

The following suits remain in Karachi on Friday and also Sunday.

Quick ratings:

Pakistan defeat England by 10 arches.

England 199-5 in 20 overs ( Moeen Ali 55 not out, Ben Duckett 43, Harry Creek 31, Phil Salt 30, Alex Hales 26; Haris Rauf 2-30, Shahnawaz Dahani 2-37)

Pakistan: 203 for no loss in 19.3 overs (Babar Azam 110 not out, Mohammad Rizwan 88 not out).

DID YOU UNDERSTAND?

>> > > With 1,929 fuse, the Azam-Rizwan collaboration has actually come to be one of the most respected in T20Is, defeating Indian celebrities Shikhar Dhawan and also Rohit Sharma’s document of 1,743 in 51 suits. Azam and also Rizwan have actually attained the document in simply 36 video games

>> > > Both got to 100 in simply 11.2 overs– their 7th century stand with each other in T20I cricket

>> > > Both likewise improved their 197-run opening stand they established versus South Africa in 2015

>> > > It was Pakistan’s 2nd 10-wicket win in the style following their very first versus India in in 2015’s T20 Globe Mug

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