Joe Root, Jos Buttler’s tons in vain as Pakistan stun England in World Cup 2019 thriller


Joe Root and Jos Buttler’s scorching centuries went in vain as all-round Pakistan stunned England by 14 runs in their second clash of the 2019 International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup clash at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Monday.

Here are the highlights: 

# Pakistan beat England by 14 runs! England 334/9 (50 overs)

# England need 25 runs off last over!

# WICKET! Jofra Archer was taken by Wahab Riaz off a Mohammad Amir delivery in the 49th over. England 324/9 (49 overs)

# WICKET! Wahab Riaz strikes twice to remove Moeen Ali (19) and Chris Woakes (21). While Ali was caught by Fakhar Zaman at backward point, Woakes was taken behind the wicket by Sarfraz Ahmed. England 320/8 (48 overs)

# England 296/6 (46 overs)

# WICKET! Soon after bringing up England’s fastest World Cup hundred, Jos Buttler was caught by Wahab Riaz at third man off the third delivery of 45th over from Mohammad Amir.