- Pakistan won the opener of the T20 series by 31 runs
- Mohammad Rizwan and Babur Assam shone in Pakistan’s lineup
- England’s Liam Livingston scored 100 on 42 balls
Pakistan, which lost the toss and opted to hit, got off to a great start with a great score. Mohammad Rizwan (63 of 41 balls) and Babur Assam (85 of 49 balls) started the innings. Shoaib Maqsood (19 of 7 balls), Fakhar Zaman (26 of 8 balls) and Mohammad Hafeez (24 of 10 balls) were the other hitters to score. Tom Karan took two wickets for England.
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Liam Livingston and Jason Roy were the only hitters to shine for England in response. Roy scored 32 of 13 balls and Livingstone 103 of 43 balls. Livingstown is the fastest England player to score a century in T20I. He also holds the record for the fastest half-century by an England player to complete half a century with 17 balls. Shabad Khan and Shaheen Afridi took three plots each. Mohammad Hasnain, who took a wicket for just 28 runs in 4 overs, also shone.
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