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ICC Champions Trophy: England bowled out for 211 by Pakistan in first semi final

PTI
Published Jun 14, 2017, 6:56 pm IST
Updated Jun 14, 2017, 6:56 pm IST
England's top order batsmen made useful contributions but lost wickets regulary due to sustained pressure from Pakistan bowlers.
Pakistan's players celebrate taking the wicket of England's Ben Stokes, right, during the ICC Champions Trophy semifinal cricket. (Photo: AP)
 Pakistan's players celebrate taking the wicket of England's Ben Stokes, right, during the ICC Champions Trophy semifinal cricket. (Photo: AP)

Cardiff: England were bowled out for 211 by Pakistan in the first semifinal of the ICC Champions Trophy here today. Put into bat, England's top order batsmen Joe Root (46), Jonny Bairstow (43) and Eoin Morgan (33)  made useful contributions but they lost wickets regulary due to the sustained pressure from Pakistan bowlers.

In the end, it was Ben Stokes' 34, which helped England cross the 200-mark. Among bowlers, Hasan Ali (3/35) took three wickets, while and Junaid Khan (2/42) and debutant Rumman Raees (2/44) snapped two each, while young Shadab Khan (1/40) scalped one wicket to contribute to the team.

 

Brief score: England: 211 all out in 49.5 overs (Joe Root 46; Hasan Ali 3/35).

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