Mohammad Rizwan ratings 88 as Babar Azam strikes 36
Mohammad Rizwan racked up a proficient 88 and also Haris Rauf and also Mohammed Nawaz took 3 arches each as Pakistan bordered England by 3 runs in a rollercoaster surface to the 4th Twenty20 in Karachi on Sunday to make even the seven-match collection at 2-2.
In a messy competition, Liam Dawson intimidated to snag triumph from Pakistan when he took 24 runs over off Muhammad Hasnain in the 18th over, yet the hosts held their nerve with a sandy bowling screen at the fatality.
Rauf (3-32) got rid of Dawson (34) and also Olly Rock off succeeding distributions in the penultimate over prior to Pakistan went out Reece Topley to assert a not likely win, setting off blissful scenes at the National Arena.
Previously, Rizwan met his payment as the globe’s top-ranked T20 batsman, striking 9 fours and also a 6 in his 67-ball knock as he shared a 97-run represent the opening arch with captain Babar Azam and also placed his side on course for a large overall.
The Pakistan middle-order, nonetheless, failed once more with Shan Masood (21) and also Khushdil Shah (2) dropping inexpensively as England limited the hosts to 166-4 in spite of a late flurry from Asif Ali (13 not out).
England left to a scary beginning when they shed their initial 3 arches in the initial 2 overs – 2 of them mosting likely to Hasnain (2-40) – prior to the in-form set of Ben Duckett and also Harry Creek undertook to restore the chase.
Duckett died for a well-struck 33, yet Creek (34) and also captain Moeen Ali (29) maintained England in the search prior to Nawaz (3-35) and also Mohammad Wasim (1-30) supplied a dual strike to place Pakistan in command.
The groups currently head to Lahore for the 5th video game on Wednesday.
Pakistan 166-4 in 20 overs (Mohammad Rizwan 88, Babar Azam 36; R. Topley 2-37)
England 163 full blast in 19.2 overs (H. Creek 34, L. Dawson 34, B. Duckett 33; Haris Rauf 3-32, Mohammad Nawaz 3-35)
Outcome: Pakistan won by 3 runs