PAK vs ENG LIVE Score, T20 World Cup Final: Haris Rauf Dismisses Phil Salt, England 2 Down vs Pakistan – Flying Journals

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T20 World Cup Final, Pakistan vs England, Live Score Updates: Haris Rauf dismissed Phil Salt and England are two down vs Pakistan. This happened after Jos Buttler provided a quick start to England in their chase of 138 runs against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup final match on Sunday. Shaheen Afridi struck in his first over to dismiss England opener Alex Hales. Earlier, Sam Curran returned with a spell of 3 for 12 and Adil Rashid picked 2 for 22 as England restricted Pakistan to 137 for 8 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Babar Azam and Shan Masood scored 32 and 38 respectively for Pakistan. England skipper Jos Buttler had won the toss and opted to bowl first. (LIVE SCORECARD

England (Playing XI): Jos Buttler(w/c), Alex Hales, Philip Salt, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

Pakistan (Playing XI): Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(w), Mohammad Haris, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi

Here are the LIVE Updates of the T20 World Cup Final Match between Pakistan and England straight from Melbourne Cricket Ground 

  • 15:44 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Another FOUR for England!

    Philip Salt has hit a four on the first ball of Haris Rauf’s first over. England are going really good in their chase of 138 runs despite losing Alex Hales in the first over.

    ENG 32/1 (3.1)

  • 15:33 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Back-to-back FOURS from Jos Buttler!

    Jos Buttler has hit Naseem Shah for two consecutive fours. Both the boundaries came on the off side via drive. Buttler is looking really confident at the crease and that is a good sign for England. Pakistan need at least one more wicket here to come back in the game.

    ENG 15/1 (1.3)

  • 15:32 (IST)


    This is a superb start for Pakistan! Shaheen Shah Afridi has dismissed Alex Hales and England are one down in their chase of 138 runs. It was a good length delivery that swung into Hales. The ball hit his pad before hitting the stumps.  

    ENG 7/1 (1)

  • 15:29 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Play resumes!

    Jos Buttler and Alex Hales have started England’s chase of 138 runs vs Pakistan. Shaheen Shah Afridi is bowling the first over. Here we go!

  • 15:16 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Pakistan post 137/8 in 20 overs

    A single comes off the last ball of the innings and Pakistan have set a target of 138 runs for England in the summit clash. The Jos Buttler-led side must be happy with such a superb bowling performance. It is now time for the England batter to put on a final show!

    PAK 137/8 (20)

  • 15:14 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Lucky FOUR!

    It is a lucky boundary for Pakistan! A short ball from Chris Jordan saw Shaheen Afridi going for a pull shot. The batter got an edge on it and the ball flew over wicketeeper Jos Buttler for a four. 

    PAK 136/8 (19.5)

  • 15:13 (IST)


    Mohammad Wasim Jr goes down! He departs for a 8-ball 4 and Pakistan stuggle to get over 140-rum mark. Their is brilliant bowling from England. They have beautifully controlled their opponents’ scoring rate.

    PAK 131/8 (19.3)

  • 15:10 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: What a spell from Sam Curran!

    Sam Curran ends his quota of four overs with figures of 3 for 12. He finishes with 13 wickets to his name across 6 matches in the tournament. Chris Jordan will bowl the last over of the innings.

    PAK 131/7 (19)

  • 15:07 (IST)


    Sam Curran gets another wicket and England are a happier side now. A fuller ball from Curran and Mohammad Nawaz wanted to hit it over the deep mid-wicket fielder but failed to do so. he departs for 5 runs off 7 balls. 

    PAK 129/7 (18.3)

  • 15:05 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Good over from Chris Jordan!

    Chris Jordan conceded only 5 runs in the 18th over of the innings and dismissed Shadab Khan in it. England have done really well with the ball so far, and they would wish to end this innings on the same note. More 12 balls remaining in the Pakistan innings.

    PAK 127/6 (18)

  • 15:02 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: WICKET! Shadab Khan departs!

    Chris Jordan has got the wicket of Shadab Khan. The Pakistan batter wanted to hit the ball over mid-off but failed to clear the fielder. Jordan’s short ball got good bounce off the surface and all Shadab could do was it to hit the ball into the hands of Chris Woakes at mid-off. Shadab walks back for a 20 off 14 balls. 

  • 14:59 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: What an over from Sam Curran!

    The momentum was with Pakistan till the 16th over but Sam Curran bowled a superb over to bring England back in the game. He conceded only 3 runs in his third over of the game and dismissed Shan Masood.

    PAK 122/5 (17)

  • 14:56 (IST)


    Sam Curran strikes again! This is brilliant bowling from the southpaw. He had a deep mid-wicket stationed and Shan Masood hit the ball exactly there. Liam Livingstone, who was standing well ahead of the boundary ropes, did not have to move much to take the catch. Masood departs after scoring 38 off 28 balls. 

    PAK 121/5 (16.3)

  • 14:51 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: FOUR!

    A poor fielding effort from Philip Salt at deep sees Pakistan get a four instead of a couple of runs. Shadab Khan hit the Ben Stokes’ delivery in front of square. Salt covered good ground before putting in a slide to stop the ball, but his lack of concentration saw the ball slip from his hands and run to the boundary rope. 

    PAK 113/4 (15.2)

  • 14:46 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: FOUR!

    Outside off stump from Chris Jordan and Shan Masood hits it over extra cover for a four. The southpaw is now on 33 off 22 balls. Meanwhile, England pacer Jordan has been expensive so far for the side in this game.

    PAK 104/4 (14.4)

  • 14:45 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: 100 up for Pakistan!

    Shadab Khan gets an outside edge and the ball falls short of third man fielder. The batters take a single and with it, Pakistan get to 100 runs with more 33 balls remaining in their innings. 

    PAK 100/4 (14.3)

  • 14:43 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Injury scare!

    Shan Masood has been hit on his helmet on the ball of Chris Jordan. It was a bouncer delivery and Masood misssed his pull. The ball hit him on the left side of the head and the physio is currently checking him.

    PAK 98/4 (14.1)

  • 14:42 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Adil Rashid returns figures of 2/22

    Adil Rashid finishes his quota of four over with figures of 2 for 22. What a sensational bowling performance this is from the star leg spinner! He got the prized wickets of Mohammad Haris and Babar Rizwan.

    PAK 98/4 (14)

  • 14:35 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Another WICKET for England!

    England are bossing this game at the moment! Ben Stokes has got the wicket of Ifikhar Ahmed and Pakistan are in big-big trouble at the moment. It was a superb delivery outside off stump from Ben Stokes that got some really good bounce off the surface. All Iftikhar could do was to edge the ball to wicketkeeper Jos Buttler. 

    PAK 85/4 (12.2)

  • 14:32 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: WICKET MAIDEN from Adil Rashid!

    This is a big over in the game! Adil Rashid has not only picked the wicket of Pakistan skipper Babar Azam but also bowled a maiden over. Pakistan’s scoring rate is 7 runs per over but they need to accelerate real soon to stay in fight against England. Here comes Ben Stokes with his third over of the game.

    PAK 84/3 (12)

  • 14:29 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: WICKET! Babar Azam is gone!

    Another big wicket has come at a really good time for England. Adil Rashid has dismissed Babar Azam for latter’s individual score of 32 off 28 balls and Pakistan are in some real trouble here at the MCG. Babar wanted to work the ball on the leg side but he edged it back to Rashid, who accepted the offering without any complaint. 

    PAK 84/3 (11.1)

  • 14:27 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: SIX!

    Shan Masood gets out of his crease this time and the result is even better, a six! Pakistan are gaining some really good momentum here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

    PAK 82/2 (10.5)

  • 14:26 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: FOUR!

    A four from the bat of Shan Masood! The southpaw gets one in the slot from Liam Livingstone and hit it powerfully over the bowler’s head for a four.

    PAK 75/2 (10.4)

  • 14:21 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Pakistan look to rebuild!

    England bowlers have struck at the right time so far in this innings to keep Pakistan’s scoring rate under check. Pakistan are two down and Babar Azam and Shan Masood look to rebuild the innings for the side. Meanwhile, 9 runs came off the 10th over bowled by Adil Rashid.

    PAK 68/2 (10)

  • 14:09 (IST)


    Mohammad Haris is gone! Adil Rashid bowled a flighted delivery to the Pakistan batter, who stepped out of his crease to take Rashid on but fell in the process. Haris mishit the ball into the hands of long-on fielder Ben Stokes who make no mistake. The right-handed batter departs for a 12-ball 8.

    PAK 45/2 (7.1)

  • 14:04 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: FOUR!

    Another slower ball from Chris Woakes and Mohammad Haris was ready this time. He played a ramp shot on it for a four over the short fine-leg fielder. 10 runs came off the over.

    PAK 39/1 (6)

  • 14:01 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: FOUR!

    That’s a poor delivery from Chris Woakes. He bowled a slower ball down the leg side to Babar Azam and the Pakistan skipper just needed to guide it down to the fine leg boundary for a four. He did, exactly that! It is also the first four of the innings for Pakistan.

    PAK 33/1 (5.2)

  • 13:59 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: England in control!

    England were already off to a good start but Sam Curran’s wicket has put them ahead in this game now. Just one more over left in the first powerplay and Pakistan are not even going at 6 runs per over.

    PAK 29/1 (5)

  • 13:56 (IST)


    Mohammad Rizwan has been dismissed by Sam Curran. He wanted to hit the ball on the off side but edged the ball from inside of his bat and saw the ball hitting the stumps. Pakistan are one down.

    PAK 29/1 (4.2)

  • 13:53 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: 12-run over from Chris Woakes

    Some intent from Pakistan openers in the over saw them scoring 12 runs in it. Mohammad Rizwan set the tone with a six off the first ball and the five balls saw the Pakistan openers fetching another 6 runs. 

    PAK 28/0 (4)

  • 13:49 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: SIX!

    Here is the first six of Pakistan innings. Mohammad Rizwan knelt down on Chris Woakes’ fuller delivery and hit the ball over deep square leg for a six.

    PAK 22/0 (3.1)

  • 13:47 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Another good over for England!

    Just four runs came off Sam Curran’s first over of the game. He even troubled Babar Azam with the bounce in his delivery. Pakistan are off to a slow start the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

    PAK 16/0 (3)

  • 13:43 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Tidy over from Chris Woakes

    Chris Woakes conceded only four runs in his first over. Both the Pakistani openers – Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan – have so far failed to hit any boundaries. This is a good start for England! 

    PAK 12/0 (2)

  • 13:38 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: 8 runs from the first over

    Mohammad Rizwan didn’t look comfortable at the middle in the first over. He even survived a close run-out chance. Pakistan got 8 runs off the first over. Chris Woakes will bowl the second over.

    PAK 8/0 (1)

  • 13:36 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Run-out missed!

    Mohammad Rizwan was gone for all the money, had Chris Jordan hit the stumps at the non-striker’s end! The Pakistan batter nudged the ball in front of Jordan at mid-off and tried to steal a single. To his good luck, Jordan’s throw missed the stumps. 

    PAK 5/0 (0.4)

  • 13:33 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: It’s game time!

    Ben Stokes will bowl the first over of the game. Mohammad Rizwan will face him and Babar Azam is at the other end. Here we go…

    The first ball is a no-ball from Stokes and the second one is a wide.

  • 13:27 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Time for national anthems!

    Players of both Pakistan and England teams are at the ground for their respective national anthems. They start with the national anthem of England and that of Pakistan follows. We are just minutes away from the start of the game.

  • 13:12 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Eyes on Pakistani openers!

    Both Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan have failed to make an impact with their games so far. They have also failed to impress as a pair. However, today, Pakistan would be badly wanting the two to perform in unison in order to post a challenging total against England.

  • 12:59 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: Here are the playing XIs of both the sides –

    England (Playing XI): Jos Buttler(w/c), Alex Hales, Philip Salt, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Adil Rashid

    Pakistan (Playing XI): Babar Azam(c), Mohammad Rizwan(w), Mohammad Haris, Shan Masood, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim Jr, Naseem Shah, Haris Rauf, Shaheen Afridi

  • 12:57 (IST)

    PAK vs ENG: England opt to bowl first vs Pakistan

    England skipper Jos Buttler won the toss and opted to bowl first vs Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. Both the teams are unchanged for the summit clash. Sharing the playing XIs of both the teams next…

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