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  1. England take 3-0 lead in five-match series
  2. England's 444-3 is world's highest ODI score
  3. Hales hits 171 from 122 balls to break Robin Smith's England record
  4. Buttler (90*) hits fastest Eng ODI fifty (22 balls)
  5. Root 85 (86), Morgan 57* (27)
  6. Amir (58) hits highest ODI score by number 11

Live Reporting

By Phil Dawkes and Amy Lofthouse

All times stated are UK

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Thanks and goodbye

What a game. Pretty much everything is going to feel like an anti-climax after this. 

However, there is still two games to go in this ODI series, with the next one at Headingley on Thursday. We'll be live for that, so join us.

Plus, you don't want to miss the stunning conclusion to the super series, right? Right?! Hello? Oh, you've gone.


Moeen salutes Hales

What a win and an amazing batting display by the boys!! @AlexHales1 unreal. 🏏🏏🏏

What a win and an amazing batting display by the boys!! @AlexHales1 unreal. 🏏🏏🏏

Amir breaks one last record

Mohammad Amir gives the game one last bit of magic before he falls to conclude the game...

Amir brings up his fifty with third six
Amir caught by Woakes as England seal 169-run win

On the brink of history

England took themselves to the brink of a record-breaking win-margin...

Superb Plunkett delivery sees Buttler remove Shoaib
Root takes catch as Sarfraz falls for 38
Moeen spin bamboozles Hasan
Nawaz drive caught by Morgan at cover
Wahab lbw to Wood after review

Wickets tumble

England quickly set about ripping through the Pakistan order as the pressure of the run-chase told...

Sami caught by Moeen as England make breakthrough
Azhar caught as Woakes takes second wicket
Sharjeel caught by Stokes at mid-wicket
Babar caught by Morgan at extra cover

Record breakers

Joe Root and Jos Buttler played major parts in England's record-breaking total...

Root secures record-equalling fifty
Buttler launches Nawaz for a flat six
Imperious Buttler makes fastest England ODI fifty

Hales storm

Let's have a little recap, starting with that record-breaking innings from Alex Hales...

Hales skies first six to capitalise on free hit
Hales pulls Wahab for four to bring up his fifty
Hales 'caught' off a no-ball
Impressive Hales records fourth ODI century
Hales becomes England's highest scoring ODI batsman

Man of the match

More from England batsman Alex Hales: "It's been a tough five or six weeks, personally. I haven't felt particularity out of form with the white ball. I was confident heading into this but it's been a tough few weeks.

"It's pleasing to have won the series after three games but we want to be ruthless and win it five-nil."

Man of the match

England's record-breaking batsman Alex Hales: "I didn't know about the record. I knew I was close after Jason Roy got 160 at The Oval so I knew I was closing in.

"The improvements we've shown in the last couple of years, the batting goes all the way down to number 11 so it's an exciting time for us as a team.

"We haven't reached our full potential yet. We're still learning and still improving."

Captain's view

England's Eoin Morgan: "Quite a monumental knock from Alex Hales on his home ground, to score 171 in any form of the game is remarkable, and our innings was based around that as it played a huge part in setting the innings up for us. Alex has shaped up well and kept a great attitude, and he's come back really well today.

"Records are hugely important, it emphasises we're not just a chasing side. We probably have 17 or 18 players who have played in the last year and a half and could come into this side."

Eoin Morgan

Captain's view

More from Pakistan's Azhar Ali: "The test team has been doing well for the last five or six years. In one-day cricket we haven't played so well in the last few years.

"Once the batsmen were going like that, and the pitch is quite flat, it was tough. I tried my best but I think credit should be given to England."

Captain's view

Pakistan's Azhar Ali: "It was very tough. I think it was an exceptional innings from Alex Hales and Jos Buttler.

"On a wicket like this you really need to support the bowelrs and that din't happen. On a pitch like this it's hard to control the batsman's runs if you don't' control the flow of wickets.

"We have two more games to play. We need to pick ourselves up and, as a unit, be better."

Azhar Ali

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

Joe Root is the forgotten man here, with a chanceless 85 as he was calmness personified.

Joe Root
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View from the press box

If you're a No11 and your name begins with A, you love Nottingham. Agar 98 in Test 2013, Anderson 81 in Test 2014, Amir 58 in ODI 2016

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Andy Zaltzman

Comedian & BBC Test Match Special statistician

Alex Hales' 55-ball fifty, incredibly, was only the fifth fastest fifty of the day.

Alex Hales
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Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

I've got to take my hat off to Alex Hales - he played the world's worst one-day innings by an opener at Lord's three days ago, but he came out and played an incredible knock. He rode his luck, but by the end his ball-striking was phenomenal.


444-3 - Highest ever ODI total

444-3 - Third highest List A total

171 - Highest individual ODI score by English batsman - Alex Hales

16 - Most sixes in an ODI innings by England

22 balls - Fastest ODI 50 for England by Jos Buttler

5 - Joint record for consecutive 50s for England in ODIs - Joe Root

248 - Highest ODI partnership at Trent Bridge

248 - Highest ODI partnership for England vs Pakistan

110 - 2nd most runs conceded in ODIs - Wahab Riaz

58 - Highest score by a number 11 in ODIs - Mohammad Amir

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

I don't think the long-term question has been answered about whether Hales is England's long-term red-ball opener. But in white-ball cricket, he is there. He'll go to Bangladesh, it's one of the best places to be a top-order batsman.

Isa Guha

Ex-England seamer on BBC Test Match Special

Someone who can absorb that pressure and come out and play the way Hales did belongs on the international stage. And let's not forget the role Joe Root played.

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Damon Knight: Keeping in touch whilst watching The Play That Goes Wrong in the West End. A familiar tone for Pakistan today.

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

I'll tell you who will be overjoyed here - Chris Woakes who took 4-41 in a match where 700 runs were scored!

England keep on winning

Oh, and England have now won the ODI series, having taken an unassailable 3-0 lead, and are 14-8 up in the super series with six points to play for.

Woakes and Morgan
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So, England win by 169 runs. 

This after having scored a world record total of 445. Alex Hales hit an English individual ODI score of 171. Jos Buttler struck the fastest ODI 50, in 22 balls. That is just a small selection of today's records.


Amir c&b Woakes 58 (Pak 275 all out)

Game over. Woakes digs one in short and Amir top-edges high into the Nottingham sky for the bowler to claim. 

Crazy end. Crazy game. Brilliant, of course, but crazy.

Amir caught by Woakes as England seal 169-run win

Pak 275-9

Bonkers game. Woakes tries to bowl one out of the back of his hand and barely lands on the cut strip and then Amir hammers him down the ground for four.

Pak 270-9

Does anyone want to actually end this game? Amir swings at Woakes, sending the ball high for Buttler to chase. He dives to try and catch but the ball falls a yard away from him.

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Andy Zaltzman

Comedian & BBC Test Match Special statistician

This is now the second highest 10th-wicket partnership in ODI history. Only Viv Richards and Michael Holding's 106 at Old Trafford in1984 surpasses it.

Pak 268-9

Mohammad Amir has added some spice in to this game. It doesn't change a thing, but it is a bit of sugar to help the defeat go down. He hits cleanly off one knee to take Moeen for another four.

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Tom Coote: This game will always be special to me. not for the score, but first time my seven-year-old old son truly got into the game. #daddyIwantabat

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

Amir's played some wonderful shots in a hopeless situation, and at least it's given the Pakistan supporters something to cheer about.

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Andy Zaltzman

Comedian & BBC Test Match Special statistician

This is the highest score ever by a number 11 in one-day international cricket. And it took 22 balls for him to reach 50, which is the same number as it took Jos Buttler.

50 for Amir

Pak 260-9

Remarkable. Mohammad Amir, with nothing to lose, shrugs his shoulders and rips into Rashid, hitting him for three successive sixes - two to cow, one straight - to reach 50. He brings it up in 22 balls - the same as Jos Buttler.

Amir brings up his fifty with third six

Pak 241-9

It has been a very bad day for the art of fielding. Amir drives off Wood and Stokes falls over the ball, allowing it slip through his grasp and run for four. Wood's last ball - a full bunger - is slapped through extra cover for another boundary. England are ending a great day in a bit of slapdash fashion.

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Andy Zaltzman

Comedian & BBC Test Match Special statistician

Mohammad Amir is the first Pakistan number 11 to hit a six against England since Shoaib Akhtar in 2003.

Graeme Swann adds: I'm sure before his hiatus at Her Majesty's pleasure, he used to bat seven or eight.

Pak 231-9

Target 445

Oh, great shot Mohammad Amir. He backs away and belts Rashid through cover for four off the back foot. He keeps swiping but picks out fielders.

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Andy Zaltzman

Comedian & BBC Test Match Special statistician

This is Mohammad Amir's first ODI innings in double figures since November 2009, when he made 73 not out against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi, batting at 10. Although that time does include a lengthy non-voluntary sabbatical.

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

(said with his tongue firmly in his cheek) Sometimes I wonder why Buttler's in this team...

Dropped catch

Pak 221-9

Mark Wood is one of the few England players who probably won't remember today fondly. He's taken some tap. Yasir leans back and hammers him for four through long-on. He then misses out on a wicket as Buttler runs round to claim a high top-edge but spills it.

Graeme Swann

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

What a game this has been. I still can't get my head around that we've witnessed a world record score, some of that hitting by Buttler and Morgan was ludicrous.