Pakistan posted a huge total of 348 runs against the tough side of England. This is what Pakistan can do as they are unpredictable in cricket history. If they are down, they will surely rise up at the next moment. After scoring 105 runs, they were beaten up badly by the West Indies in the 2nd match of 2019 cricket world cup. But this time, they are getting back to their original position. They have posted the highest run mark of the 2019 cricket world cup that is 348 runs, with the help of Mohammad Hafeez innings. Watch ball to ball coverage of Pak vs Eng on this website.
England decided to Bowl first:
After winning the toss, England decided to bowl first as they wanted to bowl out Pakistan with their fiery bouncer. But Pakistan came back strongly after their heavy defeat from West Indies team. In this game, both openers, Fakhar Zaman and Imam Ul Haq started the innings with firm confidence. They scored 36 and 44 runs respectively. Due to a firm base, Babar Azam also played a great inning of 63 run. It was the show of Pakistan’s batting as England were down in the fielding. They did some sloppy fielding and dropped some important catches also.
Brilliant inning by Mohammad Hafeez in Pak vs Eng:
Mohammad Hafeez kept his nerves calm while playing and scored sensational 84 runs from 62 balls. He showed his cricketing skills all over the ground. He was punishing every bowler of England. With the strike rate of 135, he played a classy inning to show himself, professor of cricket, again.
The captain of Pakistan, Sarfaraz Ahmad was not coming slowly. He also posted a half-century in the Pak vs Eng match. In the end, Hassan Ali and Shadab Ahmad scored 10 runs each to reach a total of 348 runs at the loss of 8 wickets.
Moeen Ali’s three impressive wickets restrict Pakistan under 350 runs:
While all batsmen of Pakistan were performing well, Moeen Ali was also busy in taking wickets. He got three big wickets of Pakistan. The great off-spinner got Imam, Fakhar, and Babar to his name. In his 10 overs, Pakistan was somehow able to score 50 runs. No doubt, Mohammad Hafeez along with Sarfaraz Ahmad played brilliantly.
Can Pakistan defend this milestone or the batting line of England will finish it on a high? See ball to ball coverage of this match on Cricitlive. Stay tuned for more news.