England pile up 444/3 to set up new record; Defeat Pakistan by 169 runs- England vs Pakistan third ODI presents a laurel to the England team. What a splendid performance by England!Pakistan was defeated by England by 169 runs making a record in ODI’s.England has piled up a world record of 444 runs in 50 overs, happening it to be not a good day for Pakistan since they landed in England.Pakistan was bundled out for 275 and lost the third ODI with two matches yet to go.
Chasing the England squad was not the Pakistan’s cup of tea.Pakistan unfortunately displayed their poor batting performance and not an appreciable bowling as well.Sharjeel Khan, the only top order batsman when departed with the score of 58 0ff 30 balls there was a huge loss of hope there itself.The green shirts kept losing wickets and displayed no specific direction to their performance. Azar Ali lost half the match with just 108 runs on board.While Sarfaz Ahmed and Mohammad Nawaz tried to gain and put the team in a better position , but allas! their efforts went in vain. Yet, Mohamamd Amir and Yasir during the end restored some pride with a 76-run stand for the last wicket.Meanwhile Amir achieved half a century and resulted to be the first number 11 batsman to have achieved the same in the ODI’s.
England seal the series with huge win
Proud moment for an England’s right handed opening batsman, Alex Hales, where he proved to be a star performer.He embellished his winnings with 22 fours and four sixes.He brought in rather a huge total for England with 171. He shared 248 runs stand for the second wicket with Joe Root.Hale surpassed Robin Smith’s score of 167 happened to be against Australia in the year 1993.
Root got dismissed at 85 after scoring a remarkable half century.After Hales and Root being dismissed the stage was in the hands of Eoin Morgan and Buttler.With Pakistan’s pressure constantly increasing Morgan and Buttler hammered them.
Pakistan and England will now come face to face to display their performances and challenge their lucks on Sunday, September 01, 2016, at Headingley in Leeds for the fourth and penultimate match of the series.
Let’s wait and watch who will win the laurels!