Pakistan v England Semifinal Scorecard

Pakistan v England Semifinal; ICC Champions Trophy 2017

1st semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017 was held between Pakistan v England on 14th June 2017 at Cardiff. Pakistan won the toss and invited England for batting. Pakistani bowling was superb yesterday as they restrict English batsmen at just 211. JE Root was the top scorer from the England side with 46 while the opener Bairstow scores 43. Hassan Ali was the highest wicket taker having three wickets from Pakistan’s side. Pakistani batsmen chase the target in just 37.1 overs, and Azhar Ali was the highest scorer with 76 runs. Hassan Ali was the man of the match because of his extraordinary bowling. After this win, Pakistan slightly moves to the Final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017. Pakistan will face the winning team of the 2nd semifinal between Bangladesh and India.

Pakistan v England Semifinal Match Summary

The opening partnership of England innings was not so good because they lose their first wicket on 34. While Bairstow does his efforts to give support to the scorecard and he was caught of 43 on the ball of Hassan Ali. Moreover, JE Root gives another energy to his team innings by scoring 46 runs, his partnership with Morgan was of 48 runs. Hence, all the batting line flop on 211 runs against Pakistani bowling attack.

Hassan Ali was the most successful bowler from Pakistan side as he takes three wickets with the economy of 3.50. Whereas, Junaid Khan and Rumman Raees shares two wickets each with economies of 4.75 and 4.88 respectively. Shadab Khan was successful to take only one wicket of JE Root.

Pakistan’s innings was total a miracle as the opening pair make a partnership of 118 runs and it is the above 100 opening for Pakistan after two years. Fakhar Zaman again performs in this match like the previous one as was out at his career best 57 runs. But Azhar Ali continues his efforts for his team to make another partnership of 55 runs with Babar Azam and he was bowled on 76 runs. Babar Azam and Muhammad Hafeez were not out until the end of the match with the score of 38 and 31 runs respectively.

Pakistan v England Semifinal ICC Champions Trophy 2017

Here are the complete scorecard and match summary of Pakistan v England.

England Innings (50 overs)

JM Bairstowc Mohammad Hafeez b Hasan Ali4365574075.43
AD Halesc Babar Azam b Rumman Raees13291320100
JE Rootc †Sarfraz Ahmed b Shadab Khan4682562082.14
EJG Morgan*c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Hasan Ali3360534062.26
BA Stokesc Mohammad Hafeez b Hasan Ali3491640053.12
JC Buttler†c †Sarfraz Ahmed b Junaid Khan41670057.14
MM Alic Fakhar Zaman b Junaid Khan1118142078.57
AU Rashidrun out (sub [Ahmed Shehzad])720130053.84
LE Plunkettc Azhar Ali b Rumman Raees926141064.28
MA Woodrun out (†Sarfraz Ahmed)31350060
JT Ballnot out2750040
Extras6(lb 1, w 3, nb 2)
Total211(all out; 49.5 overs)(4.23 runs per over)

Pakistan Bowling, Pakistan v England Semifinal

Junaid Khan8.504224.752940
Rumman Raees904424.882630
Imad Wasim501603.21500
Shadab Khan904014.442840
Hasan Ali1003533.53620
Hohammad Hafeez803304.122320

Pakistan Innings (Target: 212 runs from 50 overs)

Azhar Alib Ball761291005176
Fakhar Zamanst †Buttler b Rashid5789587198.27
Babar Azamnot out3865452184.44
Mohammad Hafeeznot out31242132147.61
Extras13(lb 1, w 11, nb 1)
Total215(2 wickets; 37.1 overs)(5.78 runs per over)
Not BatShoaib Malik, Sarfraz Ahmed*†, Imad Wasim, Rumman Raees, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan

England Bowling, Pakistan v England Semifinal

MA Wood813704.622821
JT Ball803714.623030
BA Stokes3.1038012642
LE Plumkett603305.51530
AU Rashid1005415.43022
MM Ali201507.5630

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