Azhar Ali and his men would want to come back stronger and level the series at Lord's © Getty Images
Azhar Ali and his men would want to come back stronger and level the series at Lord’s © Getty Images

Pakistan and England will go face-to-face in the second ODI of the five-match ODI series. The match will be played at the Home of cricket – Lord’s. The live cricket streaming of the match is available on Starsports.com and Hotstar, while the live telecast of the match is available on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD1. Pakistan lost the first ODI by 44 runs, as the Duckworth Lewis method came to into play after rain interrupted proceedings. Azhar Ali and his men would want to come back stronger and level the series at Lord’s. The last time Pakistan played at Lord’s, it was in the first Test of the Test series against Alastair Cook’s men, where the visitors beat them by 75 runs and took a 1-0 lead. FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Pakistan vs England 2016, 2nd ODI at Lord’s

Eoin Morgan and his men on the other hand played some excellent cricket and deserved to take a 1-0 lead. The bowlers and batsmen complimented each others’ efforts. While Alex Hales might have got out cheaply, his opening partner Jason Roy continued from where he left off in the ODI series against Sri Lanka.  He along with Joe Root put on an important partnership to steer England’s ship forward. Both Roy and Root notched up half-centuries before they were dismissed and made sure England were in firm control of the game. ALSO READ: Wood delighted to return to international cricket

Pakistan will have to raise their game, as their coach Mickey Arthur also stated after the match. They would like to put in a more collective performance. The seam bowlers Umar Gul, Mohammad Aamer and Wahab Riaz will have to be more threatening. Among the spinners Yasir Shah might return to the team for the second ODI.