England captain Eoin Morgan smashed 66 runs off 33 balls to assist his facet to a five-wicket win over Pakistan within the second Twenty20 worldwide on Sunday.
Pakistan scored a difficult 195-4 after dropping the toss at Previous Trafford earlier than England completed on 199-5 in 19.1 overs.
England openers Jonny Bairstow (44) and Tom Banton (20) shared a 66-run partnership. After they departed within the house of two balls, Morgan got here in to hit six fours and 4 sixes to maintain the momentum going.
He was dismissed with 18 required within the final three overs however Dawid Malan, the junior accomplice in a match-changing 112-run stand with Morgan, went to a different fifty to assist England over the road with 5 balls to spare.
Malan’s unbeaten 54 in 36 balls — his seventh 50-plus rating in solely 12 T20 innings — helped England transfer right into a 1-0 sequence lead on a day when the BBC screened stay protection of a cricket match for the primary time in 21 years.
Pakistan’s innings, bolstered by 56 from 44 balls from captain Babar Azam and a extra belligerent 69 from 36 deliveries by Mohammad Hafeez, was in useless and it now should win the third and last T20 on Tuesday to keep away from a sequence defeat.
The primary T20 was deserted as a no end result due to rain in Manchester on Friday.
England received a rain-affected take a look at sequence 1-0.
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