‘What a series to see,’ says Ben Stokes of England’s last T20I against Pakistan.
England’s new-look white-ball team involved in an entertaining series. The absence of some important senior players including as Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes for the subcontinent tour. The 17-year wait for England’s presence in the nation has been well worth it. The two teams have played some tough games over the previous few weeks.
Ben Stokes, England’s newly anointed Test captain. He is in rest for the current series. He will join the team for the T20 World Cup in Australia. But, like the majority of cricket fans, the effervescent all-rounder has been captivated by the series. It has provided some classic nail-biters. The series tied at three games apiece. Stokes has supported his countrymen to cross the finish line in the last match and claim a memorable series triumph.
In terms of the series, England dealt with a big setback in the buildup
In terms of the series, England dealt with a big setback in the buildup. Jos Buttler much anticipated return to the nation in 17 years. They declared him as a doubt for the seven-match marathon series. However, the visitors have worked hard, with some remarkable performances from youngsters vying for a place in the white-ball side.
Pakistan won two thrilling last-over triumphs to grab a 3-2 series lead. England’s Phil Salt caused a wrench in the host’s efforts. They did not win the match with a blistering batting outburst in the sixth T20I. Pakistan’s choice to rest the series’ leading run-scorer, Mohammad Rizwan. The series’ leading wicket-taker, Haris Rauf, proved expensive, as they will now face the visitors in another highly contested match.