England whitewashed Pakistan in the ODI

Pakistan cricket team is currently visiting England and they have just finished an ODI series against the home team England. It seems that they could not provide their best at the away venue. It would be very bad for them because the upcoming ICC World Cup will take place in England. Now, against England, they failed to win any single match. On the other hand, the English team is quite successful. England whitewashed Pakistan in the ODI! Yes, things have just happened.

England and Pakistan have played an ODI series and it was a preparation series for the upcoming most prestigious competition. Team England has done well and the Green Army has failed completely. No, it does not mean they are a bad team. They played well in the whole tournament but England team was just better. Before the ODI series, they have also played a T20I match where England beat Pakistan by 7 wickets.

The ODI series consisted of five matches and it started on 8th May 2019. The inaugural match was canceled due to rain. So, it became the four matches series. England won all four matches against the Shaheens and whitewashed them.

The final ODI took place on 19th May at the Headingley, Leeds. The English team won the toss and decided to bat first. They knew their home ground far better than Pakistan and their decision was right. Came to bat, England opened their innings with Vince and Bairstow. They jointly added 63 runs. In the meantime, Vince was gone scoring 33 runs. Bairstow scored 32 runs so far.

In the 3rd wicket partnership between Root and captain Morgan, they added more than 100 runs and led England to a good total. Root scored the highest 84 runs and captain Morgan scored 76 runs so far. The home team played complete 50 overs and in exchange for nine wickets, they presented 351 runs milestone in front of the visiting team. Shaheen Shah Afridi took the highest four wickets for Pakistan.

Later, Pakistan came to chase but they stumbled in the beginning. In 6 runs, they lost top three wickets. In the 3rd wicket partnership between Babar Azam and captain Sarfaraz, they added almost 150 runs. Babar scored 80 runs and captain missed the century for three runs. He scored 97 runs so far. They could not play 50 overs but in 46.5 overs, they lost all wickets. Woakes took five wickets highest for England.