Jos Buttler hit 59 of 39 balls, while Saqib Mahmood took 3/33 as England beat Pakistan by 45 runs to level the three match series 1-1 at Headingley in Leeds on Sunday. Batting first, England put up 200 runs on the board. Besides Buttler, MOeen Ali (36) and Liam Livingstone (38) were the main contributors. Eoin Morgan was rested for the match. Chasing, Pakistan were 71-1 in the ninth over when things started going downhill for the visitors. They lost five wickets for just 34 runs and could only manage 155-9 in 20 overs. Mohammad Rizwan top scored with 37, while Shadab Khan made 36. Babar Azam scored 22. Moeen Ali (2/32), Adil Rashid (2/30) and Saqib Mahmood (3/33) were the pick of the bowlers for winners. The final match of the series will be played at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Highlights and updates of the 2nd T20I match between England and Pakistan here
6:42 PM IST: TEAMS:
England: Jason Roy, Jos Buttler (C & wk), Dawid Malan, Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Jonny Bairstow, Tom Curran Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid, Saqib Mahmood, Matt Parkinson
Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Babar Azam (c), Fakhar Zaman, Sohaib Maqsood, Mohammad Hafeez, Azam Khan, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Shah Afridi
6:35 PM IST: Pakistan have won the toss and opted to bowl first. Pakistan are unchanged for this game, Jos Buttler to lead England. Chris Jordan and Adil Rashid are also back in the side for England. Apart from Eoin Morgan, Lewis Gregory and David Willey have been left out.