Karachi, 24 September 2022 (TDI): England beat Pakistan in the third T20 International by 63 runs and lead the series 2-1. The match was played on 23 September at National Stadium, Karachi.

Pakistan played with an unchanged team from the 2nd T20I. On the other side, England made three changes to the team. Alex Hales, Luke Wood, and David Willey were rested and Will Jacks, Mark Wood, and Reece Topley played the 3rd T20I.

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Match Summary

Pakistan won the toss and elected to bowl first at the National Stadium. England lost a wicket of Phil Salt in the 3rd over. Then, Dawid Malan and Will Jacks anchored the innings. Will Jacks scored quick fire 40 off 22 balls.

The match became exciting when Harry Brook and Ben Duckett were on the crease. Both played brilliantly. Ben Duckett scored 70 runs off 42 balls.

However, the pick of the batsmen was Harry Brook, who played an excellent knock of 81 runs on just 35 balls. He took England’s score to 221 runs in 20 overs.

From Pakistan, Usman Qadir took 2 wickets for 48 runs. All the Pakistani bowlers proved to be quite expensive in the match.

In response, Pakistan stumbled right from the start. The heroes from the 2nd T20I, Babar Azam and Muhammad Rizwan could not reach double figures.

From Pakistan, Shan Masood played a great knock of 65 runs off just 40 balls. England’s bowlers bowled brilliantly to restrict Pakistan to 158 runs with a loss of 8 wickets in their allotted 20 overs.

Mark Wood was the pick of the bowlers for England. He picked up 3 wickets for just 24 runs in his 4 overs. Harry Brook was declared Player of the Match for his excellent knock of 81 runs off just 35 balls.

Both teams will play the fourth match of the series on Sunday, 25 September. The venue for the match will be the same as the previous one.