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Cricket World Cup: Pakistan shock England at Trent Bridge

BBC – England suffered a stunning upset at the hands of inspired Pakistan in their second World Cup match at Trent Bridge.

Summary

  • England suffered a stunning upset at the hands of inspired Pakistan in their second World Cup match at Trent Bridge.
  • And they were denied by the rejuvenated Pakistanis, who had lost their previous 11 one-day internationals including a 4-0 series defeat by England prior to the tournament and then a humiliation against West Indies on this ground on Friday.
  • Despite Joe Root’s 107, the first century of the tournament, and a 75-ball ton from Jos Buttler, England were restricted to 334-9 to lose by 14 runs.
  • After England opened their tournament by beating South Africa at The Oval on Thursday, captain Eoin Morgan asserted that they will not go through the competition unbeaten.
  • Whereas Pakistan improved immeasurably, England were inexplicably shoddy.


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