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Eoin Morgan leads England to victory in record chase against Pakistan

September 16, 2020

Written By,

Ankit Seth

Eoin Morgan, the England cricket captain, created a sensation in the cricket world. He made history by blasting 66 runs from 33 balls to secure the win, which is the highest chase in 20-Over cricket at Old Trafford.

Cricket in COVID- 19 times started in England from 8th July against the West Indies. The two teams played 3-Test Series. The next team visited England was Pakistan's team for 3-match Test Series and 3-match T20I Series against the host England. The hosts won the test series by 1-0.

Pakistan also got scheduled to figure in a 3-match T20 international series against the hosts' team. The first match was to get played on 28th August. The second was on 30th August and the final game on 1st September.

The first T20 International of three-match series had to get abandoned due to rain during England's innings at The Trafford ground. Britain Batsman Tom Banton went sled and utensils after Pakistan requested that the hosts bat on a shady night. Getting a chance to open the innings, Banton had crushed a 42-ball 71, including fixing tremendous sixes. Consequently, the Eoin Morgan side couldn't gain by the beginning gave by Banton.

Shadab, the opener from Pakistan, end up being a touch at first, yet the leggie got the forceful opener's wicket, yet Pakistan turned the screw on the hosts before the downpour halted the game. The rain stopped in an hour but left the outfield too soggy to continue the match, so the match officials called off the game.

Morgan and Dawid Malan went ahead to lead the counter-attack

In the second T20I played in Manchester, the Captain of the England Team, Eoin Morgan, belted into a blistering half-century; as England went to chase down a record score at Old Trafford to beat Pakistan by five wickets. Pakistan made a whooping 195 for four in their 20 overs on a flat door, but the primary homeland side completed the victory with around five balls to still go and took 1-0 win in these three matches.

Morgan offered an approach to 66 from 33 balls to make sure about the success. It is the most elevated pursue in 20-over cricket at Old Trafford. Johnny Bairstow ( 44 from 22 balls) and Tom Banton (20 from 16 balls) got their side off a quick beginning with an initial remain of 66 out of 38 conveyances, however, when they fell in the successive ball to spinner Shadab Khan ( 3-34), this host group at that point seemed to wobble.

But Morgan and Dawid Malan went ahead to lead the counter-attack. They accelerated, and their third-wicket partnership grew. They then finished with 112 runs achieved in a total of 62 balls. Before the time, the skipper got caught in the deep with the side still needing 18 runs to win. It was Morgan, with his remarkable batting, led the home team to win the match.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth