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Pakistan Set Normal Target Of 167To Chase For England In 4th Match of Seven-match series

Karachi: Pakistan have set a normal target of 167 target to the guest England in the fourth match of seven-match short format series.

In a 167 runs target include a good opening partnership of Baber Azam and Muhammad Rizwan. Rizwan went to pavilion with 88 off 67 balls while Baber Azam scored 36 runs.

Reecee Topley got two wickets while David Willey took one wicket.

Earlier, England have won the toss and elected to bowl first against the host Pakistan in the fourth match of seven-match series, which is the last match in Karachi.

Pakistan is desperately looking to win the fourth game of the historic seven-match series against England today (Sunday).

England have now an edge over the host as it have won the two matches. The green team have lost third T20I fixture by 63 runs and first match.

This match will be last in Karachi’s National Stadium.The teams will move to Lahore to engage in three final matches which will be held at the Gaddafi Stadium on September 28 and 30 and October 2.

Pakistan face big issues both in their bowling and batting which is a big question mark over the team’s make-up ahead of the T20 World Cup which will begin in Australia next month.

While England continue to test their healthy bench, Pakistan are not being able to do so due to lack of top stuff on the bench and injuries to some key players, .

Pakistan squad:

Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Aamir Jamal, Abrar Ahmed, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Haris, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim Junior, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir

England squad:

Jos Buttler (captain), Moeen Ali (vice-captain), Harry Brook, Jordan Cox, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Liam Dawson, Richard Gleeson, Alex Hales, Tom Helm, Will Jacks, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Olly Stone, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Luke Wood, Mark Wood.