In the first match of the three-match ODI series, England defeated the Pakistan team by 9 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
In the first ODI played in Cardiff, city of England, the Pakistani batting line proved to be a wall of sand and the entire team was bowled out for 141 in the 36th over while the hosts easily achieved the target in the 22nd over for the loss of one wicket. did it.
Batting first, the Green Shirts have never lost by 9 wickets before. Sadly, the only team to suffer from this humiliation was England’s, Ben Stokes.
The Green Shirts have won all the ODI series in the last 2 years, losing 2 matches but there was a tough competition, this time the Green Shirts surrendered without a fight.
Muhammad Rizwan also returned to the pavilion after scoring 13 runs. Saud Shakeel, who played the first match, also made only 5 runs. After taking 4 wickets for 26 runs, Sohaib Maqsood came to support Fakhr Zaman and both of them formed a partnership of 53 runs for the 5th wicket. At this stage, due to a misunderstanding between the wickets, Sohaib’s 19-run innings came to an end.