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England Give 201-run Target For Pakistan In Second T20I

Leeds: Jos Buttler’s fifty and cameos by Liam Livingstone and Moeen Ali have guided England to 200 in the second T20I at Headingley.

The hosts were bowled out in 19.5 overs after looking ferocious in the middle-overs. Pakistan need 201 to win the three-match series as they lead by 1-0.

Earlier, Pakistan’s skipper Babar Azam had put England into bat first in the second T20I after winning the toss at Headingley.

Green Shirts had made no changes while the hosts had rested captain Eoin Morgan with Jos Buttler returning and leading. David Willey and Lewis Gregory also benched while regular pros Adil Rashid and Chris Jordan return.

It must be noted that Pakistan are 1-0 up in the three-match series after they registered win in first T20I by 31 runs at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.

The teams:
Pakistan

Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Fakhar Zaman, Haris Rauf, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Sharjeel Khan, Azam Khan, Arshad Iqbal, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Wasim.

England

Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wk), David Malan, Lewis Gregory, Jake Ball, Liam Livingstone, Jos Buttler, Tom Banton, Chris Jordan, Saqib Mahmood, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Tom Curran, David Willey, Jason Roy, Matt Parkinson.PREVIOUS POST