Sarfaraz Ahmed played a brilliant captain knock when his team needed it. He scored a handy half-century to help his team pass 300 mark. He made a timely half-century in 40 deliveries in an all-crucial match against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Apart from Ahmed, Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez also scored the fifties. Earlier England skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and chose to field. However, openers Fakhar Zaman and Imam ul Haq gave a good start to Pakistan inning. You can follow Pakistan vs England ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Live Score Updates at LatestLY.
Sarfaraz Ahmed, the skipper of the Pakistan national cricket team, registered his first half-century of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 during the PAK vs ENG match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Sarfaraz brought up the half century in 40 deliveries. His score of 51 from deliveries consisted of six boundaries. Sarfaraz Ahmed-Led Pakistan Cricket Team Gets Nostalgic As They Walk Down the Memory Lane on 2017 Champions Trophy Triumph (Watch Video).
This comes after Sarfaraz was criticised and trolled on social media for wearing a Punjabi when the captains of all the 10 participating teams went to visit the queen of England. The Pakistan skipper came into the crease after the dismissal of Babar Azam in the 33rd over. He was also involved in an 80-run partnership with Mohammad Hafeez (84). Sarfaraz Ahmed Trolled for Wearing Salwar Kameez While Meeting Queen Elizabeth II Ahead of CWC 2019 Opener, Pak Skipper Defends His Outfit Choice.
Pakistan defeated England in the semi-final of ICC Champions Trophy 2017. This is the tenth time Pakistan is playing England in CWC tournament.