Currently, England is playing a five-match ODI series against Pakistan. England has taken a 2-0 lead in the five matches ODI Series. Eoin Morgan leads the Side. In the third ODI, England chased down the record target of 359 runs. England Won the toss and invited Pakistan to bat.
Pakistan can start well. They lost two early wickets on 27 runs. But after that Imam-ul- Haq and Haris Sohail added 68 runs for the 3rd wicket stand. Haris Sohail scored 41 runs. Imam-ul-Haq smashed a brilliant century. He made 151 runs in just 13 runs with the help of 16 fours and one six. For Pakistan, Asif Ali scored 52 runs in only 43 balls and Pakistan set the target of 359 runs for England.
England Started their inning in a flying way. Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow added 159 runs in just 17.3 overs for the opening stand. Jason Roy smashed 76 runs in just 55 balls with the help of 8 fours and four sixes while Bairstow scored a century. Bristow scored 128 runs in just 93 balls with 15 fours and 5 sixes. England chase down the target with 31 balls spare.
For this match, England captain Eoin Morgan fined a 40 % match fee and also suspended for the 4th ODI for the slow over rate. According to Article 2.22.1 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to minor over-rate offenses, players are fined 10 percent of their match fees for every over their Side fails to bowl in the allotted time, with the captain fined double that amount.
Eoin Morgan previously fined for slow over-rate during England West Indies series.
The 4th ODI between England and Pakistan will happen on May 17 in Nottingham. England can try to win the series by winning this match. Other hands Pakistan can need to win this match if they can stay alive for this series.