Pakistan fall against England

ABU DHABI: Pakistan were defeated again by England despite a brave batting show by skipper Misbah-ul-Haq before Steve Finn wrapped up the hosts’ innings in the ODI at the Sheikh Zayad Stadium on Wednesday.

Chasing 251, Pakistan was all out for 230 in 49 overs, giving England a 20-run win and also a 2-0 lead in the 4-match series.

Misbah done 47 and opener Imran Farhat also add 47 while Azhar Ali scored 31 runs.

ForEngland, Finn took 4 wickets for 34 while James Anderson and Samit Patel got 2 wickets each.

The 3rd ODI among the 2 teams will be played inDubai on Saturday.