England lead series against Pakistan

England won his first one-day match from Pakistan at Riverside Ground in England. Pakistan’s captain Shahid Afridi won the toss and chose first to field. The team of England made 274 runs in 6 wickets and 41 over.

The smashing batting of the wicket keeper of the England S M Davies made 87 runs with the help of 13 boundaries and his partner IJL Trott made 69 runs with the help of 4 boundaries gave strong position to England.

Pakistan made 250 runs in 9 wickets and 41 over. Wicket keeper Kamran Akmal made highest 53 runs for Pakistan. Debut player Mohammad Irfan made 3 runs in 5 balls and being not out with Saeed Ajaml.

SCJ Brodd took maximum 3 wickets in this match and other main bowlers like Afridi, Shoib Akhtar, and J M Anderson took 2 wickets each.

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