England clinch series against Pakistan

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 07:08 EDT

England beat Pakistan by 54 runs to win the fifth One-Day International at Headingley and with this victory, England completed a 4-0 series win over Pakistan in the ODI series. Pakistan, chasing 352, collapsed to six for three thanks to Chris Woakes, who finished with five for 54. Babar Azam (80) and Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed (97) ket England at bay before they were both run-out. England’s score was built on a stand of 117 between Test skipper Joe Root (84) and one-day captain Eoin Morgan (76). Imad Wasim finished with figures of three for 53 in his 10 overs, while fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi returned with figures of four for 82.

Brief scores: England: 351for 9 in 50 overs (Joe Root 84, Eoin Morgan 76; Shaheen Shah Afridi 4-82, Imad Wasim 3-53); Pakistan 297 all out in 46.5 overs (Sarfraz Ahmed 97, Babar Azam 80; C Woakes 5-54)

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