First #PAKvENG ODI: England’s B side Demolishes Pakistan

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Here are a few takeaways from the first #PAKvENG ODI during which England’s B side literally demolished Pakistan.

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Pakistan Clueless During The First #PAKvENG ODI

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Pakistan looked clueless against a second if not third choice English side during the game. Neither the batsmen nor the bowlers were able to show spine. The batting line collapsed and could only manage an embarrassing total of 141 runs while the bowlers could only fetch a single before the English side achieved the target.

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A Case Of Bringing In Mohd. Nawaz?

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Haris Rauf looked pretty ordinary through out the game. Vice-captain, Shadab Khan too didn’t look too impressive with the ball and so, it seems there is a certain case of bringing back Mohd. Nawaz who has been in prolific form during the last few months.

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Babar Azam Blames Batting For The Poor Show

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Skipper Babar Azam while blaming the batting line for the poor show said, “To be honest, we were a bit loose with the bat, and that’s why we didn’t get a big total. I don’t think we misread the conditions, but credit goes to their bowlers. The momentum they had, and the fact that we couldn’t get a big partnership, is why we didn’t get a big total.”