Pakistan defeated England by 10 wickets in the 2nd T20I

Babar Azam (110* not out) and Mohammad Rizwan (88* not out) helped Pakistan convincingly thump England in the 2nd T20I of the 7-match series to bring up the equalizer. Pakistan openers made England pay heavily who decided to bat first after winning the toss!

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Toss Update: England won the toss and opted to bat first.

Having opted to bat first, England scored 199 on the board losing 5 wickets in 20 overs. Moeen Ali (55* off 23), Ben Duckett (43* off 22), and Harry Brook (31* off 19) scored briskly at the end to take them to a total close to the 200-run mark! Considering the start that England got, they ended up with a huge total on the board!

Pakistan openers chased down the target with all 10 wickets in hand and 3 balls to spare in their innings. Captain Babar Azam remained unbeaten on 110* off 66 deliveries while his opening partner Mohammad Rizwan was on 88* not out off 51 deliveries in this record run-chase!

England's stand-in captain Moeen Ali had a rough game with the ball as he conceded 21 runs from the only over he bowled! Incidentally, England's Sam Curran was the only bowler in this match to not concede a Six in this match! All the other bowlers from both teams have conceded at least a six each!

Match result: Pakistan defeated England by a margin of 10 wickets.

Babar Azam has been adjudged as the Player of the Match for his crucial contribution of 110* not out off 66 deliveries with 11 fours and 5 sixes. The 7-match T20I series is currently level 1-1 with the third T20I to be played on Friday (Sep 23).

Brief Scores: Pakistan: 203-0 in 19.3 overs (Babar Azam - 110*, Mohammad Rizwan - 88*) defeated England: 199-5 in 20 overs (Moeen Ali - 55*, Haris Rauf - 2-30) by a margin of 10 wickets

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