(Report by Mohammad Aamir) on Sunday Feb. 19,2012
DUBAI: 3rd day/night ODI between Pakistan vs England was played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai yesterday. England defeated Pakistan by 9 wickets and also won the 4 match series by 3-0.
Earlier Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat first but all team out at 222 runs in 50 overs. Only two Pakistani batsmen Umar Akmal andplayed a long inning and achieved their 50s while 6 Pakistani batsmen couldn't cross the double figure. Thus Pakistan all out at 222 in 50 overs and set a target of 223 runs for England win.
England achieved the target in 37.2 overs with only wicket loss. England openers made a partnership of 170 runs and at that stage England lost their only wicket of Cook who scored 80 runs. England 2nd opener Pietersen achieved his 100 and remained not out at 111 runs. England achieved the target just in 37.2 overs. Thus England won the 3rd match too and also won the 4 ODI match series by 3-0.