From England, 5 players were making their debut in this match. Despite this, Pakistan’s team looked colorless.
Pakistan Tour of England, who went to play a limited overs series in England, had to face a crushing defeat by 9 wickets against the host team (England Beat Pakistan By 9 wickets). This England team is completely new because after the corona virus cases came to the fore in the main team, the ECB has given many young players a chance to play under the captaincy of Ben Stokes for the first time. Batting first on the Cardiff ground, Pakistan were bundled out for just 141 runs. England easily won this match (Dawid Malan), David Malan (68 *) and his debut in ODI cricket (Zak Crawley) on the basis of the fifty of Jack Crawley (58 *).Also Read – ENG vs PAK: Shock to Pakistan, Haris Sohail out of England tour
Before the match, the road was considered easy for Pakistan here. But the young players of England surprised him from the beginning. England bundled out the visiting team in just 35.2 overs. In this match from England, 5 players came out to make their debut. England’s Shakib Mahmood took 4 for 42, while Lewis Gregory and Matt Parkinson took 2-2 wickets. Shakib Mahmood was adjudged man of the match for his brilliant performance. Also Read – IND vs PAK: Ben Stokes said to the team with nine uncapped players, ‘We will go on the field as the number-1 team’
After losing the toss to bat first, Pakistan’s start was very bad. In the very first over of the match, he lost his 2 important wickets in the form of Imam-ul-Haq (0) and captain Babar Azam (0). After that he kept on losing wickets at regular intervals. For him, Fakhar Zaman scored 47 runs and Shadab Khan scored 30 runs. Sohaib Maqsood was run out after scoring 19 runs, while Mohammad Rizwan scored 13 and Shahin Shah Afridi scored 12 runs. Also Read – Ben Stokes ignored the Indian bench strength while going towards England, ‘How many countries will there be…”
Ben Stokes, who was captaining the team for the first time, was in the process of recovering from injury but despite this he was playing in this match and he bowled only one over. England did not have any difficulty in achieving the simple target of 142 runs and they won the match after losing their only wicket in the form of Phil Salt (07). They are now leading 1-0 in the three-match series. The second match of the series will be played on July 10 at Lord’s.