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Summary

  1. Pakistan win by six wickets; lead series 1-0
  2. Pak 217-4 (43.4 overs)
  3. Hafeez 102*, Azam 62*, Topley 3-26
  4. Younus Khan makes 9 in final ODI innings
  5. England 216 all out (49.4 overs)
  6. Morgan (76) & Taylor (60) add 133

Live Reporting

By Marc Higginson and Stephan Shemilt

All times stated are UK

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That's it from us - it's only right we leave the last word to the victorious skipper, after all.

If you want to tuck into more cricket, head on over to Stephan Shemilt's match report which contains plenty of stats, analysis and quotes.

But until Friday, it's goodbye from the cricket team at BBC Sport towers. Night.

Captain's view

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali: "It was a comfortable win in the end, but the boys had to work really hard for it.

"The way we bowled and the way the fielders backed them up is really pleasing. The young players are making a difference. They are enjoying their fielding, which makes a difference.

"Babar Azam played very positively, backing himself with some attacking strokes.

"Younus Khan has been a great ambassador, contributing a lot. We'll miss him. A few of the boys were really emotional. He's a great role model and I congratulate him on a wonderful career."

Pakistan captain Azhar Ali
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Bring back James Tredwell, our best and most consistent spinner in ODIs since Swann's departure... but quietly stripped of his English duties for no good reason at all!

Harry, Warwick

Captain's view

England captain Eoin Morgan: "We were quite a few runs short. We slipped up at the start and at the end of our innings. We have a lot to learn and to pick up for the next game. We were focused on the batting today, it'd be cruel to criticise the bowlers with only 216 on the board. For the first time in two series, we underperformed." 

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Man of the match

Man of the match Mohammad Hafeez: "The youngsters are playing very well and I'm really happy with the way Babar Azam played. We were under pressure and he gave me confidence.

"I was taking it one ball at a time and trying to play normal cricket.

"This game means a lot to us because one of our legends is going away from the game."

England outplayed. But if, as Strauss said, they are upping importance of ODI game, players need more than one match vs Hong Kong to prepare

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Woakes and Rashid are picked because they can bat. Utterly pointless when we are 15-3 and cannot bowl sides out. Proper bowlers, please.

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The presentation is now under way, including one for 'most colourful innings'. That was given to Babar Azam.

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Max Baggins-Craig: All's not lost, it is only a one-day. They have the talent no doubt there, it is putting it to our advantage at the correct time.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"I'd like to see Plunkett brought in, it's been a long tour for him - it's tough for Willey in these conditions. I think the batters like Roy and Hales need to get in the nets tomorrow and feel bat on ball as they were a little undercooked, though the bowlers may need a rest."

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Another excellent innings by Hafeez. He has been in form of his life. Looks so comfortable on crease even when the wickets are falling.

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John E. Walsh: Well, that was pretty simple for Pakistan! England really need to up their game for the next match!

Ben Goodman: Topley has looked pretty impressive, the other bowlers haven't really shown up.

One man who won't be impressed today is the boss, Andrew Strauss. He told Test Match Special earlier today that "more separation" of the Test and one-day teams will improve England's chances of winning the World Cup.

Have a look at the full story on our website.

Man of the match

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"I would assume that Mohammad Hafeez would be man of the match, but I can see the giant Mohammad Irfan lurking."

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Top and tail England Test team for SA with Bell-Drummond and Topley. They need left-arm pace.

Rob in Taunton

Topley has only played six County Championship games in the last two seasons combined...

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"England are bringing in all these experts like Gary Kirsten and Mahela Jayawardene - but you've got to look at their preparation, just one warm-up game against Hong Kong. England are missing Finn and Wood, clearly it's a strategy not to pick Broad and Anderson, who could easily come back, but there's no pace there. No threat from Willey - I think Plunkett should play, someone who has pace and gets in the batsman's face a little bit."

Jason Roy, if you weren't around earlier, was bowled for a second ball duck. His opening partner Alex Hales (10) played a couple of classy drives but he was out cheaply too.

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"It's not going to be the sort of conditions where Roy and Hales can come off explosively as they're used to, but if one of them gets going..."

End-of-innings scorecard

Pakistan 217-4 (43.4 overs) - won by six wickets

Batsmen: Hafeex 102*, Azam 62*

Fall of wickets: 12-1 (Azhar 8), 15-2 (Bilal 2), 41-3 (Younus 9), 111-4 (Malik 26)

Bowling figures: Willey 7-0-43-0, Topley 9-1-26-3, Woakes 8.4-0-40-0, Rashid 9-0-60-0, Moeen 7-0-32-1, Root 3-0-12-0.

England 216 all out (49.4 overs) - Morgan 76, Taylor 60, Irfan 3-35

England won toss

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From the press box

Younis Khan scored 5913 runs in first 10 years of his career & 1336 (26.72 avg; 1x100) in last 5 years. evident dwindling over the years.

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

"The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board and the chief selector have expressed their surprise at Younus Khan's retirement from ODIs. It came out very suddenly this morning."

At the end of the game, Pakistan's players gathered on the outfield and celebrated victory with retiring hero Younis Khan. The veteran is given a big hug from spin coach Mushtaq Ahmed.

Mushie looks like he gives a good cuddle. A warm, fuzzy character.

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"You look at the rest of the series and wonder how England are going to compete, frankly."

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How exactly has Plunkett offended the selectors? Does he make a noise eating his soup?

Jon in Huddersfield

England, as they have done for a while now, are likely to keep the same team for the second match at the same venue on Friday.

The players they could turn to are Liam Plunkett, Sam Billings, Jonny Bairstow and Chris Jordan.

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Steve C Lawley: Let's not panic after one one-dayer. This is a good team in the making.Today we just threw our wickets away.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"Great start for Pakistan, a clinical performance all round. Mohammad Irfan took those wickets up front, there were some good signs for England when Taylor and Morgan came together, but there wasn't much else for them. Younus Khan has been a legend for Pakistan, and he deserved the respect he got today."

England, let's be honest, have been hammered.

That's as comfortable a victory as you are likely to see in this format. Apart from a brief moment when Eoin Morgan and James Taylor were batting, Pakistan always appeared likely winners.

It was a case of when and not if.

Pakistan win by six wickets

There it is! Pakistan take a deserved 1-0 lead in this four-match series when centurion Mohammad Hafeez tips a single down to third man. Ian Bell-style.

Game, set and watch with 38 balls to spare.

Kevin Howells

BBC Test Match Special

"Poor old Adil Rashid. What's surprised me about him this tour is that the bad balls have been really, really bad."

Pak 215-4 (Hafeez 101, Azam 61)

Another six for Babar Azam, who smears Adil Rashid over the ropes. Just two needed for victory. Go and make your tea - England's goose is cooked here.

It was at 12-3 in the third over of the game.

Babar Azam for six
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Babar Azam celebrates
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Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"Brilliant from Hafeez, they needed his experience today and he's been rock-solid. He started by playing very carefully, then he took on the spinners and he's going to lead his team to victory today."

100 for Mohammad Hafeez (off 127 balls)

Pak 205-4

Mohammad Hafeez fails to get hold of a leg-break from Adil Rashid, but there's enough on it to take him to his 11th ODI century. What a superb, composed matchwinning knock.

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Re: Dave Jones (40.1 overs, blaming Ian Bell), I was going to blame Sam Burgess and Stuart Lancaster!

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Pak 202-4 (need 15 from 48 balls)

The stage is set for Mohammed Hafeez's century. I prepare to wax lyrical... and he plays back two dot balls. We have to wait.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"Tough going for England - the experienced Mohammad Hafeez is playing the conditions so calmly, you can see why he's got 170 caps. The real key here is that even though we're criticising the England bowlers, apart from Mohammad Irfan who took early wickets like Topley did, when you look at the other Pakistan bowlers, England  gave their wickets away. Frustrating."

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50 for Babar Azam

Pak 201-4

Fair point, Carl. He did show promise. It'd be great if he was to succeed, but he'll never be a regular matchwinner bowling at 85mph.

Woakes bowls a slower ball and it's slapped back down the ground for the six which brings up Babar Azam's 50 off 55 balls. Pakistan within 16 runs of victory now.

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Harsh on Woakes there... He was showing real signs of improvement in both Test and limited-overs cricket - including a yard or two extra of pace - until his serious injury, and he's only just come back!

Carl, Market Deeping