KARACHI: Pakistan wicketkeeper batter Mohammad Rizwan resisted with a gritty knock of 88 runs however England displayed a mixed bowling effort to halt Pakistan to 166/Four within the first inning of the fourth T20I.
The home facet had been off to an honest begin batting first on the invitation of England captain Moeen Ali because the pair of captain Babar Azam and Rizwan amassed 97 runs for the primary wicket.
The pair was majorly dominated by wicketkeeper batter Rizwan, who had amassed his 19th T20I half-century at a speedy tempo whereas Babar, alternatively, struggled to emulate his associate and in consequence, fell sufferer to Liam Dawson within the 12th over.
The second match centurion Babar may rating 36 off 28 deliveries with the assistance of three boundaries.
Rizwan then joined fingers with Shan Masood, who was promoted to quantity three and added 52 runs for the second wicket. The touring facet’s bowlers, nonetheless, dominated the batting pair as they barred them from scoring freely within the center overs.
Shan, who was struggling to seek out the rhythm fell within the 19th over after scoring a snail-paced 21. He confronted 19 deliveries in the middle of his knock and will hit a boundary.
Rizwan, who was eyeing his second T20I century, fell 12 runs wanting it as Reece Topley struck twice within the remaining over to take away the previous. He top-scored for Pakistan with 88 off 67 deliveries, laced with 9 boundaries and a six.
Right-handed hard-hitting batter Asif Ali then scored a quickfire 13 runs off simply three deliveries within the remaining over and powered the hosts to 166/Four in 20 Overs.
Topley led the best way for England with two wickets, whereas David Willey and Dawson made one scalp every.