England vs Pakistan 2020, 3rd T20, Manchester – Mohammad Hafeez, Haider Ali Shine As Visitors Level Series

Moeen Ali's brilliant effort went in vain.

After England opted to field, offie Moeen Ali bowled Fakhar Zaman with his first ball of the game. (AFP)

Pakistan captain Babar Azam followed his 56 on Sunday (August 30) with 21 off 18 before he was bowled by Tom Curran. (AFP)

Debutant Haider Ali then revived Pakistan’s innings with a blistering fifty. (AFP)

The 39-year-old Mohammad Hafeez, who had smashed 69 in the second T20, completed yet another fifty. (AFP)

Hafeez made 86 not out and Haider 54 in Pakistan’s 190/4. The duo shared a partnership of 100 for the third wicket. (AFP)

England suffered a setback just four balls into their chase when Jonny Bairstow fell to Shaheen Afridi. (AFP)

After England lost No. 3 Dawid Malan cheaply too, Tom Banton played sensibly, scoring 46 before he and skipper Eoin Morgan got out in quick succession. (AFP)

Moeen then launched an assault as he compiled a 25-ball fifty. (AFP)

But when pacer Wahab Riaz ran out Chris Jordan and then caught and bowled Moeen, England were 174/8, still needing 17 off 7 balls. (AFP)

With 12 required off two balls, Curran hit a six. But the Englishman could not do the same again as Haris Rauf bowled a yorker – which turned out to be a dot ball – to seal a thrilling five-run win for his side. (AFP)

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