Pakistan wins third T20 to level series 1-1

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Pakistan wins third T20 to level series 1-1


Pakistan beat England by five runs in the third and final Twenty20 on Tuesday to level the series 1-1. England won the second T20 by 5 wickets after the first T20 was washed out due to rain.

Chasing a target of 191, England needed 12 runs in the last two balls. Tom Curran hit a six off the first ball but couldnot repeat the same as another six was required off the last ball.

England had lost 4 wickets by the time they scored 69 runs. But Moin Ali scored 61 off 33 balls to increase the team's chances. Earlier, Mohammad Hafeez scored 86 off 52 balls for Pakistan.19 year old Haider Ali made 53 off 33 balls in his debut match.

With this result, England's five-match winning streak in Twenty20 cricket has come to an end. This is Pakistan's first win from this England Tour.

Match Summary :
Pakistan 190 for 4 (Hafeez 86*, Haider 54, Jordan 2-29)
beat
England 185 for 8 (Moeen 61, Riaz 2-26)
by5 runs