Third T20I: Brook, Duckett power England to 221-3 against Pakistan

Brook scored 81 not out, while Duckett made an unbeaten 69



England's Harry Brook plays a shot during the third T20 International against Pakistan in Karachi on Friday. — AP
England's Harry Brook plays a shot during the third T20 International against Pakistan in Karachi on Friday. — AP

By AFP

Published: Fri 23 Sep 2022, 8:22 PM

Harry Brook and Ben Duckett clubbed unbeaten half-centuries as England racked up 221-3 against Pakistan in the third Twenty20 international at the National Stadium in Karachi on Friday.

Brook scored 81 not out, while Duckett made an unbeaten 69. Will Jacks scored 40.

Earlier, Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and sent England in to bat.

England, who are on their first tour of Pakistan in 17 years, won the first game of the seven-match series by six wickets, while Pakistan won the second by 10 wickets on Thursday. Both matches took place in Karachi.

Pakistan remained unchanged from the second game, while England handed a T20I debut to batter Will Jacks and added pacers Reece Topley and Mark Wood to the eleven.

Batter Alex Hales, Luke Wood and David Willey were left out.

The remaining matches are in Karachi (Sunday) and Lahore (September 28, 30 and October 2).

Teams:

Pakistan: Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Shahnawaz Dahani, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir.

England: Moeen Ali (captain), Will Jacks, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Ben Duckett, Liam Dawson, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Reece Topley, Mark Wood.


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