England vs Pakistan, 5th ODI at Cardiff, Highlights: Visitors avoid whitewash with four-wicket win

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FP Sports, Sep, 05 2016

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Toss: Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and elected to field in the fifth and final one-day international against England in Cardiff on Sunday.

England, 4-0 up and bidding for a first home 5-0 series whitewash, made three changes to the side that won by four wickets at Headingley on Thursday. They gave an ODI debut to Hampshire left-arm spinner Liam Dawson, with specialist slow bowlers Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid both rested.

Alex Hales bats in the final ODI at Cardiff. AFP

Alex Hales bats in the final ODI at Cardiff. AFP

Pacemen Chris Woakes and Mark Wood returned, with fast bowler Liam Plunkett also rested from this match in the Welsh capital.

Pakistan made two changes, left-arm quick Mohammad Amir returning after giant quick Mohammad Irfan was ruled out of the rest of the tour after cramping up at Headingley, and all-rounder Shoaib Malik replacing top-order batsman Sami Aslam.

The Pakistan team also featured all-rounder Imad Wasim, born in the south Wales town of Swansea.

Teams:

England: Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan (c), Jonny Bairstow (wk), Ben Stokes, Liam Dawson, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood.

Pakistan: Sharjeel Khan,Azhar Ali (c), Shoaib Malik, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Nawaz, Imad Wasim, Umar Gul, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir.

Published Date: Sep 04, 2016 | Updated Date: Sep 05, 2016




Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4493 125
2 South Africa 3767 111
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3114 97
5 Australia 3294 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 6386 120
2 India 6379 120
3 Australia 5948 114
4 England 6156 114
5 New Zealand 5432 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 2843 124
2 New Zealand 1925 120
3 West Indies 2395 120
4 England 2029 119
5 India 2965 119