ENG vs PAK 4th ODI highlights: Jason Roy’s ton and Ben Stokes’ unbeaten knock of 71 from 64 balls helped England win the fourth ODI by three wickets. With this win, England also clinched the 5-match ODI series. Chasing a stiff target of 341, the hosts got off to a great start as James Vince and Roy added 94 for the first wicket. At one stage, England were cruising towards victory, however, Pakistan showed signs of a bounce back after Mohammad Hasnain removed Roy on 114 in the 28th over. But a brilliant partnership between Tom Curran and Stokes towards the end helped the hosts recover from the middle-over blows.
Earlier in the day, Babar Azam scored a splendid 115 off 112 balls to help Pakistan post 340/7 on the board. The batsman was well supported by Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Hafeez as both of them completed their respective half-centuries.
Pakistan in England, 5 ODI Series, 2019Trent Bridge, Nottingham 19 August 2019
England 341/7 (49.3)
Pakistan 340/7 (50.0)
Match Ended ( Day - 4th ODI ) England beat Pakistan by 3 wickets
ENG vs PAK 4th ODI highlights:
ENG win by 3 wickets
Ben Stokes plays an unbeaten knock of 71 off 64 balls to help England seal a three-wicket win at Trent Bridge. With this win, the hosts have now won the five-match ODI series.
England on the verge of victory
16 runs come in the penultimate over bowled by Junaid Khan as England now require 3 to win in the final over.
A well-executed yorker right at the end by Hasan Ali as he cramps the batsman for room. Tom Curran manages to get the toe end of his bat but that is not enough as the ball rattles the stumps.
Mohammad Hasnain completes 10-over quota
19-year-old Mohammad Hasnain picks two wickets and gives away 80 runs in his 10-over quota. Meanwhile, Ben Stokes and Tom Curran have added 60 from 42 deliveries. The hosts now require 23 runs in the final three overs.
Ben Stokes brings up his half-century
Ben Stokes is firm at one end and the all-rounder brings up his half-century by smashing Mohammad Hasnain for a boundary towards the deep extra cover. The hosts now require 44 in the last 5 overs.
Back to back boundaries
Tom Curran smashes consecutive fours in Junaid Khan's previous over as 11 runs come off it. Curran is connecting the ball from the middle of his bat and is currently playing on 19 from the same number of balls.
Caught and Bowled!
Pakistan are back in business as Junaid Khan takes a great diving catch off his own bowling to dismiss Joe Denly on 17 off 21 balls. A short of a length delivery and the batsman mistimes his shot. The ball hits the bottom of the bat and flies towards the bowler, who dives to his right to complete the catch.
Ben Stokes, Jon Denly calm things down
After losing four wickets in quick succession, Ben Stokes and Jon Denly add 34 runs in 46 deliveries to help England reach 250 at the end of 38 overs. The hosts still require 91 to win from 72 balls.
Shoaib Malik is introduced in the attack and he scalps in his second delivery. Fakhar Zaman takes a fantastic catch running backward as Moeen Ali also departs without adding a single run in the scoreboard.
Buttler falls for duck
Trouble mounts on the hosts as they lose wickets in quick succession. Imad Wasim picks his second wicket in the same over as Jos Buttler falls for a duck. It was juicy full toss drifting towards the batsman and Buttler swings his bat only to be caught by Mohammad Hasnain at short fine leg.
England lose another wicket
Imad Wasim strikes as England lose another wicket. Great fielding display by Mohammad Hafeez as he takes a superb catch in the second attempt to dismiss Joe Root on 36 off 41 balls.
Mohammad Hasnain picks up his second wicket of the match as the danger man Jason Roy departs after scoring 114 in just 89 balls. The ball was drifting towards the leg side and Roy went for the pull. But unfortunate for the batsman as it brushes his gloves and goes straight into Sarfraz Ahmed's gloves.
ENG bring up their 200
Another length delivery by Mohammad Hasnain and Jason Roy pushes it towards the third man area for a boundary to bring up the 200 for England.
Jason Roy brings up his 8th ODI century
Jason Roy brings up his 8th ODI century in style as he goes deep inside the crease and smashes the ball over the deep extra cover fence for a six.
WHAT A SHOT! A pitched up delivery by Junaid Khan angling towards Jason Roy and he shuffles towards the off side and scoops the ball for a maximum over the fine leg.
Jason Roy completes his half-century
A short delivery by Mohammad Hasnain as Jason Roy goes for the pull shot. The ball takes a top-edge and flies over Sarfraz Ahmed's head for a boundary. Roy completes his half-century, meanwhile, England also edge past the 100-run-mark in 14.1 overs.
Mohammad Hasnain breaks the 94-run opening stand between James Vince and Jason Roy as the former departs after scoring 43 off 39 balls. The ball was pitched up and Vince tried to punch it straight towards the bowler but the ball bounces right at the crease and goes back to hit the leg stump.
England get off to a decent start
Jason Roy and James Vince help England get off to a decent start as the hosts reach 68/0 at the 10 overs. Roy is batting on 35 off 34 balls, while his partner is on 29 from 26 deliveries.
Three fours in a over
Three boundaries come in Junaid Khan's previous over as England reach 29/0 at the end of 5 overs. Jason Roy is playing at 11, while his partner James Vince is on 17.
ENG chase begin
With 341 required to win, Jason Roy and James Vince come out in the middle to start the chase. Junaid Khan will start the proceedings for the visitors.
PAK post 340/7
14 runs come in the final over bowled by Tom Curran as Pakistan post 340/7 at the end of 50 overs. Babar Azam scored a splendid ton and was well supported by Fakhar Zaman and then Mohammad Hafeez, as both of them completed their respective half-centuries.
Tom Curran picks up his fourth wicket as Joe Denly completes a decent high catch at deep mid-wicket to dismiss Hasan Ali. Meanwhile, Imam-ul-Haq returns to the pitch after leaving the ground earlier in the day.
Shoaib Malik returns to the pavilion in a very unfamiliar manner. The batsman goes deep inside the crease and smashes the stumps with his bat. How often do we see a batsman getting out hit-wicket?
Bang on by Tom Curran as he picks his third wicket of the match. Imad Wasim steps out of his crease and tries to drive the ball towards the cover fence. However, he fails to make any contact as the ball goes and knocks the middle stump. Wasim departs after scoring 12.
A short of a length delivery by Jofra Archer and Asif Ali tries to pull the ball but unfortunate for the batsman as Mark Wood completes a brilliant diving catch at deep mid-wicket to send the batsman back to the pavilion. Ali departs after scoring 17 from 12 balls.
Tom Curran picks up his second wicket of the match as a brilliant inning by Babar Azam comes to an end. The batsman departs after scoring 115 off 112 balls.
Babar Azam completes century
Another powerful knock by Babar Azam as he smashes a boundary off Tom Curran's delivery to bring up his century. Meanwhile, Pakistan have reached 232/2 at the end of 38 overs.
Mohammad Hafeez is beaten by Mark Wood's pace as he departs on 59 off 55 balls. A short delivery coming at 90mph and the batsman tries to pull it towards the on-side, but mistimes his shot. The ball hits the top half of the bat and travels towards the substitute fielder Chris Jordan at mid-on, who takes a few steps and takes a comfortable catch. Shoaib Malik is the new man out in the middle.
Hafeez completes his half-century
Mark Wood bowls a back of a length delivery pitched outside off and Hafeez opens his bat and connects it from the middle of the willow. The ball races towards the boundary through point as he brings up his half-century.
200 up for PAK
Mohammad Hafeez and Babar Azam add 85 runs from 87 deliveries as Pakistan edge past the 200-run-mark. While Hafeez is playing on 46 off 48 balls, Babar is inching towards his century.
England lose their review as they appeal for a caught behind against Mohammad Hafeez. TV replay shows that the ball was drifting towards the leg side and brushed the thigh pads on its way before it settled in Jos Buttler's gloves.
WATCH: Sensational stuff by Jason Roy
Sensational stuff by Jason Roy at the long-off boundary as he saves five runs for his team. The ball was clearly sailing over the long-off fence but Roy jumped backward to take a catch but unfortunately has to throw the ball back as he was landing beyond the ropes.
150 up for PAK
A shortish ball pitched outside off and Hafeez works it towards the third man area to bring up the 150 for Pakistan.
Tom Curran finally breaks the 107-run stand between Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam as the former departs after scoring 57 off 50 balls. It was a cross-seam pitched up delivery angled away from the left-hander and the batsman went for the drive. The ball balloons up in the air after taking a thick outside edge and is safely taken by Mark Wood at the third man. Mohammad Hafeez is the new man in the middle.
Fakhar Zaman also completes his half-century in same over
Meanwhile, Fakhar Zaman also completes his half-century in the same over. Both the batsman have taken the charge and added over 100 runs to put the visitors in command.
Babar Azam completes half century
A short-pitched delivery and Babar Azam pulls it towards the on side for a single to bring up his 12th half century in ODIs.
100 up for PAK
England are desperately searching for a breakthrough as Babar and Fakhar add 92 runs from 82 balls to take Pakistan beyond the 100-run-mark.
50 up for PAK
After Imam's early departure due to injury, Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman take things in control as the duo help Pakistan cross the 50-run-mark inside 9 overs. Fakhar is batting on 28 from 17 deliveries, his partner is on 18 in the same number of balls.
Huge blow for PAK
Imam eventually walks off the pitch. With the World Cup approaching, Pakistan should hope that the injury is not serious. Meanwhile, coach Mickey Arthur covers his face in despair. Babar Azam is the new man out in the middle.
We are just three overs into the match and Imam is down on the ground. A short-pitched delivery by Mark Wood takes an inside edge and hits the batsman on his elbow. The batsman looks in serious pain and is attended by the physio.