It is the second one-day international match between England and Pakistan at Lord’s. Pakistan had won the toss and elected to field first. The playing 11 of Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Saud Shakeel, Sohaib Maqsood, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Haris Rauf.
Their rival England’s playing 11: Philip Salt, Dawid Malan, Zak Crawley, James Vince, Ben Stokes (c), John Simpson (wk), Lewis Gregory, Craig Overton, Brydon Carse, Saqib Mahmood, Matthew Parkinson. England finished their innings by getting all-out at 247 runs in 45.2 overs. Philip Salt knock of 60 runs off 54 balls, James Vince’s knock of 56 runs off 22 balls, Lewis Gregory of 40 runs and Brydon Carse’s 31 runs helped England to reach a total of 247 runs.
The match is turning towards England as Pakistan lost four wickets at 53 runs in 13.5 overs. The match is reduced to 46 overs due to rain. Pakistan lost four wickets very early. Imam-ul-Haq is dismissed by Lewis Gregory at scoring just one run. After Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman departs with scoring only 10 runs. He gave his wicket to Craig Overton. The third wicket Pakistan lost of Mohammad Rizwan. As he departs scoring just five runs.
Meanwhile, Saqib Mahmood takes two wickets of skipper Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan. The match is getting interesting. It looks like England is not losing their hope and looking to win and seal the series by 2-0.