Pakistan v England: Visitors win final match by 26 runs to complete 3-0 Twenty20 series win

England women's cricket team
England won the ODI series against Pakistan 2-0 before securing a 3-0 win in the T20 series
Third women's Twenty20 international, Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
England: 170-3 (20 overs) Knight 43, Jones 37; Baig 2-28
Pakistan: 144-5 (20 overs) Javeria 57; Shrubsole 2-15, Glenn 2-12
England won by 26 runs and win series 3-0

England beat Pakistan by 26 runs in the final match of the Twenty20 series to secure a 3-0 series victory in Kuala Lumpur.

Captain Heather Knight top-scored with 43 as England posted 170-3.

Anya Shrubsole and Sarah Glenn took two wickets each as Pakistan made 144-5 in rely, with Javeria Khan unbeaten on 57.

Katherine Brunt and Nat Sciver were rested as England took the opportunity to try some new options ahead of the Women's T20 World Cup in February.

"I think it's been a good tour for us," said Knight. "We asked batters to get big runs and that's happened across both the ODI and the T20 series.

"I think we've found some new players, as well. Sarah Glenn has really put her hand up and that's great for us. It adds to the competition for places and makes us stronger as a group.

"I've been proud of how we've maintained our high standards, especially in the field - which is something we've been working hard on.

"It's been great to spend time with our new coach (Lisa Keightley) and get chatting to her about how she sees the plans moving forward. We're looking forward to the new year and the challenge of the Women's T20 World Cup in Australia."


by BBC Sport's Henry Moeran in Kuala Lumpur

This was another convincing win for England who finish a turbulent 2019 with a series whitewash.

Once again the top order played well - Amy Jones finishing as player of the series after accumulating 179 runs across the three matches.

Perhaps the real highlight from the tour, though, came in the form of 20-year-old leg-spin bowler Sarah Glenn who claimed 12 wickets at 12.25 and looks destined to be a key component in the T20 World Cup side.

England will have expected to comfortably win all of the matches in this series, but winning is a habit and heading into a busy 12 months the side appears to be in a good place.

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