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LIVE SCORECARD I LIVE BLOG | Target for England - 349

End of 47th over: Chris Woakes and Moeen Ali stay England within the hunt. Collect 15 runs together with a few obstacles within the remaining over from Mohammad Amir. England need another 38 runs in 18 balls.

End of 46th over: Pakistan fighting back after disregarding Jos Buttler and Joe Root in fast succession. England need another 53 runs off 24 balls.

44.three overs: OUT! Jos Buttler falls on the very next ball after scoring a century. Mohammad Amir strikes for Pakistan at an important juncture. ENG 288/6

44.2 overs: 100 for Jos Buttler! Terrific knock this has been from the right-hander. Gets to his 9th ODI ton off simply 75 balls. Scores the second one century of 2019 ICC cricket World Cup.

End of 43rd over: Shadab Khan's ultimate over of the day produces six runs. He finishes with figures of 2/63 in 10 overs. England need another 75 runs off 42 balls. (Jos Buttler 93* , Moeen Ali 7*)

38.five overs: OUT! Shadab Khan breaks Joe Root-Jos Buttler partnership. Poor shot from Root as he hits the ball instantly into the fingers of Mohammad Hafeez at brief third guy. Root walks back after scoring 107 runs. ENG 248/five

37.2 overs: 100 for Joe Root! Terrific knock under force from the right-hander. This has been a class innings from Root. Has anchored the innings superbly for England. Gets to his 15th ODI century off simply 97 balls. Scores the 1st century of the 2019 ICC cricket World Cup. ENG 238/4

End of 36th over: FOUR! Joe Root collects a boundary on the ultimate ball of Hassan Ali's over. Pulls the ball in taste and collects his 9th four of the fit. Root moves to 97. ENG 231/4

34.three overs: FOUR! FOUR! Back-to-back obstacles for Jos Buttler. He is searching in elegant contact nowadays. 100-run partnership also comes up between Buttler and Joe Root. ENG 219/4

End of 31st over: Six and fifty for Jos Buttler! Gets deep into the crease and hits Shadab Khan over deep mid wicket for a six. Brings up his fifty off 34 balls. Eng 199/4 (Target 349)

29.five overs: FOUR! Buttler edges this one between the wicket-keeper and first slip. England 186/4.

28.five overs: LBW assessment from Pakistan as Shadab Khan traps Jos Buttler in entrance of the stumps. Original choice from umpire isn't out. Replay shows that peak is a matter as the ball is going over the stumps. On box choice remains. Buttler survives!

End of 26th over: FOUR! Slightly of magic from Jos Buttler on the ultimate ball of Wahab Riaz over. Shuffles on the off side and scoops the ball towards wonderful leg to collect four runs. One jump and over the fence. ENG 156/4

End of 25th over: We are midway via and England have 148 runs on the board for the lack of four wickets. 15 runs together with a few sixes for England within the remaining over from Hafeez. They require another 201 runs from 150 balls last. (Root 67 not out, Buttler 17 not out)

21.2 overs: OUT! Sharp catch from Sarfaraz Ahmed behind the stumps. Ben Stokes will get the under edge, looking to lower the ball from Shoaib Malik but fails. Ahmed completes a brilliant catch. England four down now. ENG 118/4

End of 19th over: 50 for Joe Root! Superb knock under force from Root. Scores his 32nd half-century off simply 47 balls. Single on the remaining ball of Mohammad Hafeez over. ENG 111/three

17.1 overs: FOUR and 100 comes up for England! Hassan Ali bowls it brief and extensive outdoor off and Joe Root pounces onto it. Cracks it on the off side to collect four runs. ENG 101/three

14.five overs: OUT! Mohammad Hafeez knock over Eoin Morgan (nine). Straight and fast from Hafeez and Morgan misses it utterly. The ball crashes into the center stump. England in a place of trouble now with 3 wickets gone. ENG 86/three

End of 12th over: FOUR! Boundary to finish the over. First over from Hassan Ali produces seven runs. ENG 73 /2

End of 9th over: OUT! Wahab Riaz will get the wicket of dangerous-looking Jonny Bairstow on the ultimate ball of his 2nd over. Outside edge and Sarfaraz Ahmed completes a easy catch behind the stumps. Bairstow walks back after scoring 32 runs. ENG 60/2

7.2 overs: Four and fifty comes up for England! Square drive from Joe Root off Mohammad Amir's supply unearths the fence. ENG 50/1

6.five overs: FOUR! FOUR! Back-to-back obstacles for Jonny Bairstow. First one was once a deficient supply from Wahab Riaz on the pads that were given clipped towards wonderful leg. On the second one instance, Bairstow were given lucky as the inside edge ran away to the fence.

five.three overs: DROPPED! Babar Azam drops Joe Root in the beginning slip. Mohammad Amir's away-swinger will get the outdoor edge of Root's bat. Azam, at extensive first slip dives to his left but fails to hold directly to the ball. Root will get existence line on nine. ENG 33/1

4.4 overs: SIX! First most for England within the run-chase. Jonny Bairstow is going down the city towards Shadab Khan. Tossed up supply outdoor off and Bairstow hammers it instantly down the ground for a six. ENG 28/1

2.1 overs: OUT! Shadab Khan will get the early breakthrough for Pakistan. Traps Jason Roy in entrance of the stumps. An unsuccessful assessment from Roy and he walks back after scoring simply eight runs. ENG 12/1

End of 2nd over: FOUR! Boundary from Jonny Bairstow over duvet ends the primary over from Mohammad Amir. ENG 12/0

0.three overs: FOUR! FOUR! Back-to-back obstacles for Jason Roy. What a begin to the run-chase from England. A couple of cracking pictures from the right-hander and England are off the mark in taste. ENG eight/0

Welcome back! England openers Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow are out within the center to start out the run-chase for England. Leg-spinner Shadab Khan will get started the proceedings for Pakistan.


That's the tip of Pakistan innings. Pakistan 348/eight in 50 overs towards England at Trent Bridge.

Mohammad Hafeez 84

Babar Azam 63

Sarfaraz Ahmed 55

Moeen Ali three/50

Chris Woakes three/71

OVERS 49.three: FOUR! Shadab Khan smashes Woakes for a boundary. Valuable runs for Pakistan. Pakistan 341/eight

OVERS 49.1: WICKET! Chris Woakes takes his third wicket, gets rid of Shoaib Malik for eight. Pakistan 337/eight

Hasan Ali comes to the crease.

OVERS 47.five: WICKET! Chris Woakes strikes again, gets rid of Wahab Riaz for 4. Riaz will get a most sensible edge and it instantly is going into Joe Root's fingers. Pakistan 325/7

OVERS 47.4: FOUR! Wahab Riaz uses the pace, opens the face of the bat and guides the ball towards wonderful leg for a boundary.

Wahab Riaz comes to the crease.

OVERS 47.2: WICKET! Chris Woakes gets rid of Sarfaraz Ahmed for 55. Short ball from Woakes and deficient shot selection from the Pakistan captain. Woakes takes a brilliant working catch. Pakistan 319/6

three overs to head. Shoaib Malik and Sarfaraz Ahmed are on the crease. Can Pakistan pass 350-run mark?

Shoaib Malik comes to the crease.

OVERS 46.1: WICKET! Mark Wood dismisses Asif Ali for 14. Asif smashes this difficult but unearths Jonny Bairstow on the boundary ropes. Bairstow takes a good looking catch. Pakistan 311/five.

OVERS 46: England are in immense force right now. 4 runs overthrow. Pakistan 311/4

OVERS 45.five: FOUR! Sarfaraz selections the length and sends it towards lengthy off for a boundary.

300 comes up for Pakistan in 45.three overs

Sarfaraz Ahmed 41*, Asif Ali 14*

OVERS 43.five: SIX! What a shot from Asif Ali. Short ball from Jofra Archer. Asif waits till the tip, makes room and smashes the ball over covers. Wonderful shot from him. Pakistan 292/4

Asif Ali comes to the crease.

OVERS 42.4: WICKET! Mark Wood ends Mohammad Hafeez's keep at 84. Hafeez mistimed this shot and gave a very easy catch to Chris Woakes at lengthy off. PAKISTAN 279/4

OVERS 42.1: SIX! What a shot from Hafeez. He uses the pace and flicks the ball over backward sq. leg fence for a six. Superb shot from him. Pakistan 277/three

Hafeez waits till the tip and performs an exquisite pull shot towards backward sq. leg for a boundary. Hafeez and Sarfaraz are transferring gears now. Pakistan 261/three

OVERS 40.1: FOUR! Sarfaraz clears his entrance leg and smashes Stokes towards lengthy on for a boundary.

OVERS 39.five: FOUR! Sarfaraz waits till the tip and slaps this towards lengthy on for a boundary. Powerful shot from the Pakistan skipper. 250 comes up for Pakistan.

OVERS 38.1: FOUR! Hafeez unearths the gap and sends Ben Stokes via further duvet for a boundary. Excellent shot from him. Stokes isn't proud of this. Pakistan 239/three

OVERS 37.1: FOUR! Juicy length supply from Chris Woakes. Sarfaraz Ahmed selections the length and smashes the bowler over deep mid wicket for a boundary. Pakistan 230/three

OVERS 34: FIFTY! Mohammad Hafeez brings up his 38th ODI half-century off 39 balls. The right-hander will get to his fifty with a boundary off Mark Wood. Pakistan 210/three

OVERS 32.five: WICKET! Moeen Ali ends Babar Azam's keep at 63. Azam dances down the monitor and smashes this over mid wicket but unearths Chris Woakes who takes a very easy catch. Three wickets for Moeen Ali. Pakistan 199/three

OVERS 27.five: FIFTY! Babar Azam brings up his 13th ODI half-century off 50 balls. Pakistan 164/2.

OVERS 27: FOUR! Babar Azam sends Adil Rashid towards mid wicket for a boundary. Pakistan 160/2

OVERS 26.2: SIX! Flighted supply from Adil Rashid, Babar Azam selections the length early ans smashes it over mid wicket fence. Superb shot from him.

150 comes up for Pakistan in 26.1 overs

Babar Azam 39*, Mohammad Hafeez 18*

OVERS 24.1: DROPPED! Jason Roy drops a sitter. Hafeez dances down the monitor and lofts this within the sky. Roy is underneath the ball and the Englishman spills a very easy catch. How expensive is that this going to be?

OVERS 21.five: FOUR! Second boundary for Hafeez. He waits till the tip and smashes it towards deep sq. leg. Pakistan 127/2

Mohammad Hafeez comes to the crease.

OVERS 20.1: WICKET! Moeen Ali strikes again, gets rid of Imam-Ul-Haq for 44 runs. Imam dances down the monitor and smashes Moeen exhausting but unearths Chris Woakes at lengthy off. Pakistan 111/2

OVERS 18.6: FOUR! Outside off supply from Moeen Ali. Azam will get underneath the length and smashes it over mid-off area for a boundary. Well done shot from the right-hander. Pakistan 108/1

100 comes up for Pakistan in 18 overs

Imam-ul-Haq 41*, Babar Azam 14*

It's time for beverages at Trent Bridge. Pakistan 90/1 in 16 overs. Imam 38*, Babar 7*

OVERS 14.1: OUT! Moeen Ali strikes for England. Breaks the outlet partnership between Fakhar Zaman and Imam. Beats Zaman with a flighted supply and Jos Buttler does the remaining behind the stumps. That was once simple stumping for Buttler. Zaman walks back after scoring 36 runs. PAK 82/1

End of Over 14: Tight over from Mark Wood comes to an finish. Just two singles and a large from it. Moeen Ali will proceed from the other finish. PAK 82/0

End of Over 12: With the exhausting part carried out as opener, seeing off the brand new ball, Imam and Fakhar will now look to milk the bowling and make sure dangerous balls do not move unpunished. 76/0

End of Over 10: Pakistan could not have requested for a greater Powerplay. A nice basis of 69 for no loss is already in place. Fakhar on 31* and Imam 30*. But Pakistan will need a large total to defend towards the in-form English batters. One of those two must kick on.

End of Over nine: Spin introduced through Morgan. Moeen Ali begins rolling his arm over. Five runs off the primary six spinning deliveries. Pak 67/0.

End of Over eight: Imam (*24 off 25) brings up Pakistan's fifty in 7.2 overs with a pleasant clip off his legs, after which is saved through an inside-edge as Morgan reviews an lbw shout through Archer. A rattled Archer tries to bop out Fakhar, nevertheless it sails smartly over - referred to as extensive. The left-hander dispatches the additional ball during the on-side for a pair extra. Pak 62/0.

End of Over 7: Pakistan motoring alongside now. First a smashing four via duvet level after which a paddle scoop - Fakhar Zaman (26* off 20) is on fire. And his spouse Imam-ul-Haq (18* off 21) isn't far behind. Pak 49/0.

End of Over five: The get started helps to keep getting higher, as Archer is unsettled through Imam (14*) with an enormous SIX, adopted through boundary next ball. Pak 31/0.

End of Over three: Good comeback through Woakes after a dear first over. A maiden. Pak 14/0.

End of Over 2: Another productive over for Pakistan, thanks to four leg-byes. But Archer searching very sharp again. 14/0

Jofra Archer runs in from the other finish with the second one new ball.

End of Over 1: Imam opens Pakistan's account with a unmarried, adopted through two obstacles from Fakhar Zaman, both off lower pictures. Good get started for the lads in green. nine/0

Chris Woakes begins for England with 3 slips in place. So Morgan is after wickets from ball one as Imam and Fakhar open for Pakistan.


Pakistan: Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed (c/wk), Shoaib Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Amir

England: Jason Roy, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, Jofra Archer, Adil Rashid, Mark Wood


Eoin Morgan: We're gonna bowl first. Looks a just right wicket and the scale are smaller than The Oval. So we need to have a look at all that. We have one alternate - Wood is available in for Plunkett. Reason for this is the real pace that he provides. Slightly sure and likewise he bowled smartly within the fresh collection towards them. We're at all times searching to support and striving to present a perfect performance. Of direction you don't get with regards to it all the time but should you attempt to get there, you might be in a just right house.

Sarfaraz Ahmad: I also sought after to bowl first. Looks a just right batting pitch, so we're hoping to place runs on the board and defend. I feel it is a one-off performance and hoping to get issues appropriate nowadays. Yes, we batted smartly towards them within the fresh collection and confidently, that will proceed.

TEAM NEWS: England have replaced Liam Plunkett with Mark Wood. Pakistan have brought within the skilled Shoaib Malik and Asif Ali, leaving out Haris Sohail and Imad Wasim.

TOSS NEWS: England decide to bowl first.

Good morning, just right afternoon, just right night time wherever you might be on the planet. It's time for Match 6 of the ICC World Cup 2019 between hosts England the mercurial Pakistan.

It's been a contrasting begin to the campaign for both the teams. While England hammered South Africa, Pakistan were given pummeled through West Indies in their respective opening encounters. And England are expected to dominate as soon as again, but you by no means know which Pakistan group will arrive on the Trent Bridge in Nottingham nowadays.

Remember, Pakistan were hammered 4-0 through England in an ODI collection simply prior to the World Cup, and the visitors have had a nightmarish begin to the World Cup as smartly.

The toss is at 2:30 pm IST

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