M. Rizwan’s knock leads
LAHORE: Babar Azam may forget the victory, Moeen Ali will also leave behind the loss but debutant 26-year-old Aamer Jamal will cherish his memories for ever, with dream beginning of carrier with a second ball wicket and a crucial match deciding final over in which he kept his nerves and bowled extremely well which enable Pakistan to beat England in an exciting match by 6 runs in the 5th T20 match in Lahore.
This the first time in the seven-match series that Pakistan ahead and leading the series. England pace attack of Mark Wood, Sam Curran and David Willey’s short deliveries created problems for batters of Pakistan only Mohammad Rizwan made 63 of 46 balls.
Pakistan were all out in the 19th over for 145 runs. England lost 3 wickets in the power play due to some good spin bowling, and never looked to chase target until Moeen Ali played a good knock especially in the last 4 overs.
Moeen Ali who remained unbeaten made 51 runs of 37 balls. England scored 139 runs for the loss of 7 wickets.