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Pakistan Set 359-run Target For Eng To Win 3rd ODI

BRISTOL: Pakistan set England a daunting target of 359 runs to win the third one-day international (ODI) being played at Bristol here on Tuesday.

Pakistan opener Imam-ul-Haq came into form ahead of the World Cup with a century. The left-hander watched wickets fall at the other end as Pakistan declined to 95 for three after losing the toss but kept his composure to complete a 97-ball hundred including 11 fours.

Pakistan were 95 for 2 when Haris Sohail got run out while scoring 41 runs. Asif Ali made 52 runs off 43 balls smashing three sixes and two fours.

Chris Woakes picked up four wickets from England bowling side. Tom Curran also took wickets.

Earlier, England had won the toss and decided to bowl against Pakistan in the third one-day international.

Pakistan did one change in the side, Yasir is out after a terrible game against England in the second ODI. Junaid Khan has replaced Yasir Shah.

Teams:

Pakistan:  Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Sarfaraz Ahmed (capt/wk), Haris Sohail, Imad Wasim, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Junaid Khan.

England: Jason Roy,  Jonny Bairstow (wk),  Joe Root,  Ben Stokes,  Moeen Ali,  Eoin Morgan (capt),  Joe Denly,  Tom Curran, Chris Woakes,  David Willey, Liam Plunkett.