ENG vs PAK 2nd T20I: England thrash Pakistan by 23 runs

ENG vs PAK 2nd T20I: England thrash Pakistan by 23 runs

Jos Buttler won't likely be taking part in the match, and Moeen Ali will take on the role of skipper for England, while Babar Azam will lead the Pakistani side.

ENG vs PAK 2nd T20I Live Updates: England have taken a 1-0 lead in the three match T20I series against Pakistan after securing a 23-run win in the 2nd T20I. Pakistan were bowled out for 160 runs as they were chasing the 184-run target. Reece Topley picked up three wickets while Moeen Ali and Jofra Archer picked up two scalps each to bowl out the visitors.

ENG vs PAK 2nd T20I Live Updates

England win

ENG beat PAK by 23 runs to take 1-0 lead in the series.

Ifthikar departs

England get the much needed breakthrough as Ifthikar Ahmed departs.

PAK are 141/7 in 16.1 overs and need 83 runs in 42 balls

Pakistan in trouble

Pakistan are six wickets down as wickets continue to tumble for the visitors.

PAK are 101/6 in 13 overs and need 83 runs in 42 balls

Another wicket falls

The wickets continue to tumble for Pakistan as Shadab Khan departs.

PAK are 78/4 in 9.3 overs and 106 runs in 63 balls

Skipper Babar falls

Babar Azam is trapped for a LBW as he attempts a sweep against Moeen Ali. Pakistan have lost their 3rd wicket.

PAK are 74/3 in 8.3 overs and 110 runs in 69 balls

Pakistan go past 50-run mark

Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman steady the innings for the visitors after losing Rizwan and Ayub early.

PAK are 58/2 in 6.3 overs and need 126 runs in 81 balls

Saim Ayub dismissed

Pakistan opener Saim Ayub walks back to the pavilion as Topley strikes.

Rizwan departs

Pakistan lose their first wicket as Rizwan departs for a bronze duck.

ENG post 183-run total

England have finished their innings at 183/6 at the end of 20 overs. Pakistan need 184 runs to win the game.

Afridi strikes again!

Shaheen Afridi strikes again, gets rid off Moeen Ali this time.

Buttler departs

Pakistan put the breaks on Jos Buttler’s innings, dismiss the England skipper for 84 runs.

ENG are 164/5 in 18 overs.

Harry Brooks departs

Imad Wasim gets his 2nd wicket as Harry Brooks walks back to the pavilion.

ENG are 151/4 in 16.2 overs.

Shaheen Afridi strikes!

Jonny Bairstow is dismissed, courtesy of Shaheen Afridi.

ENG are 146/3 in 15.2 overs

Fifty for Buttler

England skipper Jos Buttler brings up his half-century in style with a six.

ENG are 108/2 in 12.3 overs

Will Jacks departs

Will Jacks becomes the second England batter to be dismissed as Haris Rauf strikes.

ENG are 96/2 in 10.3 overs

Buttler, Jacks take on PAK bowlers

Skipper Jos Buttler an Will Jacks are curretly dealing in boundaries as they unleash a furious onslaught on Pakistan bowlers.

ENG are 96/1 in 10 overs.

ENG dominate powerplay

Despite losing Salt early, England manage to keep the pressure on Pakistan. Buttler and co. race past the fifty-run mark as the powerplay concludes.

ENG are 53/1 in 6 overs.

Imad Wasim strikes!

Imad Wasim strikes in his very first delivery to get rid of Phil Salt.

ENG are 25/1 in 3.1 overs.

England off to a good start

Jos Buttler and Phil Salt get England off to a good start.

ENG are 25/0 in 3 overs.

ENG vs PAK playing XIs

Pakistan (Playing XI): Saim Ayub, Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan, Fakhar Zaman, Azam Khan(w), Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf

England (Playing XI): Philip Salt, Jos Buttler(w/c), Will Jacks, Jonny Bairstow, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Reece Topley

PAK to bowl first

Pakistan win toss, opt to bowl first against England in 2nd T20I.

Welcome to the live coverage of the ENG vs PAK 2nd T20I at the Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham.


England: Jos Buttler (C & WK), Philip Salt, Will Jacks, Jonny Bairstow. Harry Brook, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Jofra Archer. Adil Rashid, Reece Topley. Mark Wood, Ben Duckett. Liam Livingstone. Tom Hartley.

Pakistan: Babar Azam (C), Mohammad Rizwan, Saim Ayub, Fakhar Zaman. Azam Khan (WK), Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf. Mohammad Amir. Naseem Shah. Shadab Khan. Hasan Ali, Abrar Ahmed/. Abbas Afridi, Irfan Khan, Usman Khan, Agha Salman.


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