Cricket

England beat Pakistan in 2nd ODI

2016-08-27 19:58
Joe Root (AP)

London - England beat Pakistan by four wickets in the second one-day international at Lord's on Saturday to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.

Joe Root made 89 and shared a third-wicket stand of 112 with captain Eoin Morgan (68) as England, set 252 to win, finished on 255 for six with 15 balls to spare.

Earlier wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed (105) became the first Pakistan batsman to score an ODI hundred at Lord's after his side collapsed to two for three.

Imad Wasim (63 not out) helped Ahmed add 77 for the sixth wicket.

The series continues with a day/night match at Nottingham's Trent Bridge ground on Tuesday.

Brief scores

Pakistan 251, 49.5 overs (Sarfraz Ahmed 105, Imad Wasim 63 no; C Woakes 3-42, M Wood 3-46)

England 255-6, 47.3 overs (J Root 89, E Morgan 68)

Result: England won by four wickets

Series: England lead five-match series 2-0

Read more on:    pakistan  |  england  |  joe root  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

The Proteas have announced plans to play a four-day Test against Zimbabwe starting on Boxing Day. What do you make of this?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.