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Summary

  1. Four-match series level at 1-1
  2. Hales 109 - maiden ODI century
  3. Root 63, Roy 54; Riaz 4-43
  4. Pakistan bowled out in 45.5 overs
  5. Sarfraz 64; Woakes 4-33, Willey 3-25

Live Reporting

By Mark Mitchener and James Gheerbrant

All times stated are UK

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  1. Bye for now

    That's about it from us - I'll leave you with James Gheerbrant's developing match report - check it later to see if the cats get a mention.

    If you can't get enough of cricket on your wireless, you're welcome to go to bed now and set your alarm for 02:05 GMT when BBC Radio 5 live sports extra has commentary on day two of Australia's second Test against New Zealand.

    But from us on the live text front, we'll be back from just before 10:30 GMT on Tuesday for the third instalment of Pakistan v England in Sharjah. Thanks for your company, hope you'll join us then.

  2. 'It wasn't our best performance'

    More from England captain Eoin Morgan, looking ahead to the third ODI: "We're always looking to strive for improve; this wasn't our best performance.

    "Sharjah will present different challenges and it's about adapting to those challenges."

  3. Read the match report

    Alex Hales struck his maiden ODI century to lead England to a 95-run win over Pakistan in the second ODI, levelling the series at 1-1.

    England's total of 283-5 was built on Hales' 109 off 117 balls, supported by Jason Roy (54) and Joe Root (63).

    A strong bowling finish raised Pakistan's hopes but they collapsed to 50-5 with the bat.

    Chris Woakes took four wickets and David Willey three as the hosts were dismissed for 188.

    Sarfraz Ahmed hit a battling 64 but could not prevent England's first competitive victory of the tour.

    Read the match report

  4. 'A commanding performance'

    England captain Eoin Morgan: "It was an excellent performance, quite a commanding one. The most important thing was we learned from our previous performance, particularly with the batting.

    "Hales and Roy were outstanding. The opening partnership gave us a chance to put an above-par score on the board."

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  6. Final scorecard

    England won by 95 runs

    England 283-5 (50): Hales 109 (117), Root 63 (77), Roy 54 (57); Riaz 3-43  

    Pakistan 188 (45.4): Sarfraz 64 (76); Woakes 4-33, Willey 3-25

    Series level at 1-1

    Full scorecard

  7. Man of the match

    More from man of the match Alex Hales on the third ODI in Sharjah on Tuesday 17 November: "It's a very important contest. We've done very well to get ourselves back in this series and we can't afford to be complacent."

  8. Captain's view

    Pakistan captain Azhar Ali: "England played really well. We were expecting them to come hard at us. Hales played some good shots but we contained them with 283 as it looked like they were going to go 300-plus and our bowlers tried hard.

    "But we should have chased the total. We didn't start well and didn't play the brand of cricket we wanted to play. I take responsibility for that as we didn't get going at the start and that put pressure on the batsmen to come.

    "Babar Azam has been opening in domestic cricket so we had to put him up the order with Rizwan coming in, as you can't have two players at six."

  9. Man of the match

    Man of the match Alex Hales, who made 109 off 117 balls: "It was a very important innings, particularly from a team perspective and the top three. We knew we needed to post a big score and we managed to do that.

    "It was one of those wickets where you need to get in and give yourself a bit of time."

  10. Man of the match

    ...and the (main) Man of the Match award goes to Alex Hales.

    (Someone tell me how Wahab and Willey get awards for three wickets, and Chris Woakes doesn't get one for four?)

  11. Those awards

    The Best Bowling Performance goes to Wahab RiazJason Roy gets an award for the Most Colorful (sic) Innings of the Match, the Outstanding Performance award goes to David Willey...

  12. Post update

    Here come those awards... first up is ICC match referee Ranjan Madugalle, who gets a special award for his 300th ODI refereed. It' presented by distinguished former Pakistan and Gloucestershire batsman Zaheer Abbas, who was one of the first cricket autographs I ever collected in 1981.

  13. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "Pakistan's batting today was away with the fairies. They need to find their mojo. They have got a lot of thinking to do."

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  15. Man of the match

    If the first ODI is anything to go by, stand by for multiple awards leading up to the main man-of-the-match gong.

  16. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "They've got talent. You want players who can adapt and play in different conditions. The way Hales and Roy played today, they showed they've got the maturity and talent. If they can just master different conditions, they will be a brilliant opening partnership for a long time."

  17. Can Hales open in Tests?

    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC Test Match Special

    "He has got a good eye and good range of shots. He plants the front foot and goes at the ball outside off stump - that's where he's vulnerable."

  18. Post update

    An ODI with a few memorable moments - such as the invasion of the cats - rather than an all-time classic. But I'd imagine it'll be in Alex Hales' DVD collection, and as some have pointed out, it may have helped to book his place as England's next Test opener/fall guy (delete as applicable) for that Boxing Day Test in Durban.

  19. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "Hales' excellent hundred showed maturity - he applied himself. The top six have cashed in with some runs in this game or the last. And well done to the bowlers.

    "There are a few small areas, a few tweaks - they will want to look at how they played at the end of the innings - but they can be really pleased."

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  21. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "Today was about character. Let's not forget that if England had lost today they could only have drawn the series.

    "England can be really proud - it's a brilliant bounce-back. And they will feel there is a confidence going into the next game."

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  23. Post update

    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC Test Match Special

    "What a transformation. That is a big margin of victory for England. There's a lot of relief down there. The coaches would have been pretty angry after the performance in the first match."

  24. Post update

    Some good bowling figures for the tourists - Woakes willt ake the plaudits with 4-33, but Willey was England's most economical bowler with 3-25 from eight, while Topley (1-33), Rashid (1-32) and Moeen (1-50) can also be pleased with their evening's work.

  25. Champagne moment

    ENGLAND BEAT PAKISTAN BY 95 RUNS AND LEVEL ODI SERIES AT 1-1

    Mohammad Irfan of Pakistan shakes hands with James Taylor
  26. WICKET

    Irfan b Topley 0 (Pak 188 all out)

    Mohammad Irfan looks like he's taking guard with a schoolboy's 12-inch ruler, so much does his height dwarf the size of his bat. And Reece Topley cleans him up second ball, a deserved wicket for the left-armer - England have levelled the series.

  27. Pak 187-9

    The giant Mohammad Irfan strides to the crease (needing fewer strides than anyone else to reach the middle). But his partner Yasir Shah has the remaining members of the crowd on their feet, launching a huge six over cow corner! It's retrieved by a fan in a long, flowing dark robe, who rather milks the celebration, running and kissing the ball before throwing it back.

  28. How's stat?!

    This is the fifth time Chris Woakes has taken four or more wickets in a one-day international.

  29. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "Sarfraz felt like a lone ranger today - he stuck in and tried to keep this game going but there's been no-one to back him up."

  30. Post update

    Kevin Howells

    BBC Test Match Special

    "That really is mass exodus time from the ground for the Pakistan supporters."

  31. WICKET

    Sarfraz c Buttler b Woakes 64 (Pak 181-9)

    Sarfraz Ahmed celebrates

    Sarfraz Ahmed's long vigil ends as he tries to work a slower ball away and feathers an edge to the wicketkeeper. After six wicketless ODIs, it's a day to remember for Chris Woakes who now has 4-33 from eight overs.

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  33. Pak 178-8 (Sarfraz 63, Yasir 7)

    Remember what I said about David Willey having a chance of an ODI five-for? He's been taken off and replaced by the wicketless Reece Topley. Sarfraz bludgeons a single to long-on, Yasir shows timing worthy of his lookalike Lionel Messi with a lofted cover drive which disappears for four. Topley blows out his unshaven cheeks in frustration.

  34. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "England need to be clinical. Being able to close out a game is a skill in itself. It's important not to let the game drift."

  35. Pak 172-8 (target 284)

    With Moeen having completed his spell (1-50), Chris Woakes returns at the Northern End. The game is long over as a contest - has been since before that multiple cat pitch invasion - but Pakistan are seeing if they can bat out the overs, in front of a dwindling crowd. Sarfraz adds a few twos - he has 62 from 71 balls.

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  37. Pak 164-8 (118 needed from 48 balls)

    New batsman Yasir Shah strides to the middle and plays a perfectly straight bat to his first ball, which deflects away for a single. A two takes Sarfraz to 57 from 67 balls, he's not had much support today.

  38. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "He's a very watchable cricketer and he didn't let us down today. Something will always happen when Wahab is involved."

  39. WICKET

    Wahab c Buttler b Willey 5 (Pak 163-8)

    A big heave from Wahab in traditional tail-ender style, he gets a top edge and the ball sails into the Abu Dhabi night sky for keeper Buttler to take a simple catch. Three wickets for David Willey - time for him to grab a five-for?

  40. Pak 163-7

    Sarfraz guides Willey through mid-wicket for four, centurion Alex Hales pulls out the full-length swimming-pool-style dive but can't reach the ball - though he may have a man-of-the-match award coming his way.

  41. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "It's an astonishing turnaround. England were so limp two days ago - on the same pitch with the same players. Today they have been near enough flawless, full of energy, and completely outplayed Pakistan - as much as Pakistan completely outplayed England."

  42. Pak 158-7 (target 284)

    Sarfraz has his eye on a half-century here, a single brings up the landmark from 63 balls. Wahab is happy to sweep, nudge and nurdle his way around to rotate the strike.

  43. Post update

    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC Test Match Special

    "The 150 comes unnoticed apart from a smattering of applause. I wouldn't say it's highly charged at the moment..."

  44. Pak 152-7 (Sarfraz 48, Wahab 1)

    Captain Morgan certainly won't be having kittens as Sarfraz and Wahab can only smear the occasional one and two off Willey's bowling - he may even be purring at England's display. We're into the last 10 overs with England's fielders on the prowl, ready to spring, panther-like onto any stray ball. 132 needed from the last 60 balls.

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  46. Pak 146-7 (target 284)

    Wahab Riaz joins Sarfraz at the crease, the keeper adds a single and Pakistan need an unlikely 138 from 11 overs. Unlikely, unless they can smuggle AB de Villiers out to the middle, on stilts and wearing a Mohammad Irfan mask.

  47. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "Woakes had to swerve to avoid the cat. And he then took the catch two balls later. Doubly good effort."

  48. WICKET

    Anwar c Woakes b Moeen 23 (Pak 145-7)

    Well, Chris Woakes isn't put off by the cat - if anything, Anwar may have been spooked by the impromptu feline invasion as he tries another big heave over long-on and Woakes pouches the catch. Meow.

  49. Post update

    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC Test Match Special

    "What on earth was that? A brown cat - he almost got tangled up with the fielder. Apart from one or two of Hales' sixes and Roy's reverse sweep, that was the most exciting thing to happen for the last six hours."

  50. Pak 145-6

    There's a black cat on the field! Will this bring Pakistan some much-needed luck? And then a brown cat scampers on, almost getting in the way of an England fielder as Anwar hits a six wide of long-on.

  51. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "They are so far behind the rate and lost so many wickets that Sarfraz can enjoy himself and see what happens."

  52. Drinks break

    Pak 139-6

    Anwat heaves across the line, they're still progressing in singles, and this really is a "proper" drinks break this time. The last one must have just been one of those "unofficial" breaks who do much to slow up over-rates in international cricket. From here, Pakistan need 145 from 72 balls.

  53. Post update

  54. Pak 137-6

    Change of bowler, same action as the fair-haired left-arm seamer David Willey replaces the brooding dark locks of fellow left-arm seamer Reece Topley. Both of them are changing counties this winter, Willey leaving Northants for Yorkshire while Topley swaps Essex for Hampshire.

    With the required rate up above 11.5, Sarfraz and Anwar can only manage a single apiece off the first half of the over.

  55. Post update

    Charles Dagnall

    BBC Test Match Special

    "We thought is might be slower and lower today than on Wednesday and it might favour the spinners, but it has been seam bowling which has won the day."

  56. Pak 135-6 (Sarfraz 40, Anwar 15)

    Quite a quick drinks break, the players look like they've accepted that they want to get this game over and done with. Sarfraz is still looking to play the big shots, smacking Moeen for a two to deep mid-wicket. That's the fifty stand from these two. A couple of wides advance the score, while a scampered two leg byes leave Pakistan needing 149 from 78 balls.

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  58. Drinks break

    Pak 125-6

    Still Topley, into his eighth over, now operating round the wicket, and a wild throw from Captain Morgan gifts Pakistan an overthrow. A back-of-the-hand slower ball is bunted to third man for a single by Anwar, while Sarfraz steps across but can't connect with a sweep shot so it's just two from the over. Drinks, as we prepare for the home straight of this game.

  59. Post update

    Charles Dagnall

    BBC Test Match Special

    "Yes, we've seen matches won from the jaws of defeat, but this academic now."

  60. Pak 123-6 (need 161 from 90 balls)

    Sarfraz is going for it here, stepping back and whacking Moeen for a well-run three through point. He has 36 from 48 balls, Anwar has 11 from 20. But Pakistan need a few more overs like that if they're to get anywhere near this target.

  61. Post update

    Ramiz Raja

    Former Pakistan captain

    "Pakistan are still looking to find the best players; they've quite happy to experiment. They're at that embryonic stage."

  62. Pak 120-6

    Joe Root, lying prone on the outfield, gets a quick visit and an impromptu massage from one of the England backroom staff between overs, Sarfraz comes down the track to heave Moeen over long-on for four, before an attempted sweep goes through the keeper's legs for four byes. A better start to the over for Pakistan.

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  64. Pak 112-6 (target 284)

    "Boom Boom Hafeez" reads a placard held up by some dancing Pakistan fans on the grassy bank, but their man was out for a duck today and it doesn't look like they'll be cheering at the end. The requisite four runs off the over.

    Looking at the Pakistan squad, we're wondering while Asad Shafiq, who impressed in the Tests, isn't in this ODI squad - but his numbers are a little underwhelming after 58 ODIs.

  65. Post update

    Ramiz Raja

    Former Pakistan captain

    "Pakistan choke after a couple of wickets go down. They don't throw in the towel straightaway but they don't seem to have a regular plan. They put the shutters down; a bit of a counter-punch would have worked."

  66. Pak 108-6 (176 needed from 102 balls)

    Moeen switches to bowling round the wicket, Sarfraz is momentarily discomforted when he gets a leading edge trying to force the ball to leg, but the ball pops up into no-man's-land. Some canny bowling from Moeen keeps them to four singles off the over with the required rate now into double figures.

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  68. Pak 104-6 (target 284)

    Anwar and Sarfraz can use Topley's pace to deflect the ball away if he strays down the leg side, but Pakistan need boundaries, and for now they're not coming. Four singles and a leg bye from the over.

  69. Post update

    Ramiz Raja

    Former Pakistan captain

    "It's just not consistent enough from Pakistan. Even though they bowled well in the last 10 overs, they didn't take that momentum forward."

  70. Pak 100-6

    Reece Topley bowls

    Left-arm seamer Reece Topley back into the attack, so Sarfraz needs his helmet back. The keeper squeezes a single to the cover sweeper to bring up the Pakistan 100.

  71. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "Rashid has out-bowled Yasir Shah today. There's a lot that England can take from today."

  72. Pak 99-6 (Sarfraz 22*, Anwar 7*)

    I can't remember the last time I saw England, in any format, bowl more than 30 overs in two hours - but this is proof that it can be done... Anwar and Sarfraz are still proceeding in singles against Moeen, while Anwar flirts with danger when he cuts, gets an under-edge past the keeper and Topley can't cut it off running round from fine leg. Four runs, but 185 needed from 114 balls.

  73. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "As a bowler you just want to get through them - you don't want to be hanging around. England will like to clean this up and make it more clinical."

  74. Pak 91-6 (target 284)

    Rashid in for his last over, Pakistan pick off a couple of singles before one goes through Buttler's legs and they run three byes. The required run rate is nearly up to 10 per over. Rashid finishes with 1-32 from his 10 overs, his job done for the day.

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  76. Pak 86-6 (Sarfraz 19, Anwar 1)

    Sarfraz knocks Moeen for a single, Anwar looks a little perplexed against the off-spinner, shouldering arms to one spinning down the leg side and and eventually getting off the mark with a single. Sarfraz, perhaps sensing a lost cause, gets down to slog-sweep a four. The stadium DJ hasn't had many opportunities to crank up the music of late, but he does so here.

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  78. Pak 80-6

    Anwar Ali is the new batsman. He pushes his second ball into the covers and gets more than halfway down the pitch before Sarfraz, who hadn't moved, sends him back! Not on the same wavelength at this stage.

  79. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "It was a decent delivery - it carried on straight and caused Rizwan to get a bit cramped for room. Good from Rashid - he's very good at clearing up the tail."

  80. Post update

    Kevin Howells

    BBC Test Match Special

    "Rashid has had the batsmen in trouble throughout his spell. He finally has his man."

  81. WICKET

    Rizwan b Rashid 17 (Pak 80-6)

    Mohammad Rizwan is bowled out

    An unconvincing innings from Rizwan ends as he misses with a cross-batted swat at Rashid and is bowled, with the Yorkshire leggie picking up his first wicket of the day.

  82. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "It just shows you the difference when you've got runs on the board. It gives you confidence. The pressure has really told on Pakistan today."

  83. Pak 79-5 (target 284)

    Sarfraz and Rizwan are going to have to step up a gear at some point if Pakistan are going to have any chance of chasing this down. But when to go? At the moment, they're picking up four or five runs an over against the England spinners when they need more than double that amount - Rizwan hits the last three balls of the over straight to fielders.

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  85. Pak 76-5 (Rashid 8-0-29-0)

    It looks like Rashid is going to bowl straight through here, this is his eighth over and he's doing a good job for England, restricting the sixth-wicket pair to ones and twos despite some feverish sweep shots from Rizwan. Just four from the over, the required rate is up to 8.67.

  86. Scorecard update

    Pakistan 72-5 (25 overs) - target 284

    Batsmen: Rizwan 12*, Sarfraz 11*

    Fall of wickets: 5-1 (Azam 4), 10-2 (Hafeez 0), 24-3 (Iftikhar 5), 46-4 (Malik 13), 50-5 (Azhar 22)

    Bowling figures: Willey 5-0-7-2, Topley 5-1-11-0, Woakes 6-0-24-3, Rashid 7-0-25-0, Moeen 1-0-1-0

    England 283-5: Hales 109 (117), Root 63 (77), Roy 54 (57); Riaz 3-43

    England won toss; Pakistan lead series 1-0

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  87. Pak 72-5 (Rizwan 12, Sarfraz 11)

    Rizwan sweeps, Moeen appeals for leg before but a leg bye is signalled as the ball flies off Rizwan's left pad. England's infielders are on their toes, and at the halfway point, Pakistan are very much trailing.

  88. Pak 70-5 (need 214 from 156 balls)

    Rashid whistles through another over, Sarfraz has forsaken his helmet for a cap with the spinners on bu Pakistan are batting in treacle here. Just three from the over.

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    Arjun Sohanpal: How could that possibly be "Umpire's Call"!? 3/4 of the ball was hitting leg stump! Terrible decision.

  90. Pak 67-5 (target 284)

    Finally England turn to their fifth bowler, off-spinner Moeen Ali, his second delivery is a bit loose and Sarfraz thumps it back down the ground for a single. Rizwan conscientiously marks a fresh guard, but the run rate is spiralling up past eight an over as Rizwan can only play out five dot balls. Moeen summons the 12th man at the end of the over... he wants a sweater.

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  92. Pak 66-5 (Rashid 6-0-22-0)

    The reprieved Rizwan helps himself to a single, as does Sarfraz. They've rather got away with it here.

  93. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "That was a lovely piece of bowling - Rizwan didn't pick it. That's bad luck to Rashid."

  94. Pak 64-5

    Umpire's call for hitting leg stump (by about 0.00001 millimetres - in other words about 49.99999% of that ball was hitting the stumps according to the ball-tracker) - so Rizwan survives!

  95. Post update

    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC Test Match Special

    "It just seemed to skid on a little bit. This could be out; he's certainly not edged it."

  96. Umpire review

    England players await the review

    Rashid appeals for lbw as Rizwan fails to pick a googly. Karl (below), England have called for a review so you may get your wish!

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  98. Pak 63-5 (Rizwan 11, Sarfraz 4)

    Busy from Sarfraz and Rizwan, but they've got a monumental task ahead of them if Pakistan are to dig themselves out of this hole.

  99. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "England are in charge but Morgan will be telling his men not to let up, with two very dangerous batsmen in. But after that it's looking flaky."

  100. Pak 61-5

    Woakes, three wickets tucked into his belt (to go with the dark towel tucked into his waistband), is in for his sixth over. Just the four bowlers used so far, but the remaining Pakistan fans are back on their feet as Rizwan pulls Woakes for four.

  101. View from the press box

  102. Pak 55-5 (required rate 7.73)

    Thanks for breaking the back of the Pakistan batting line-up, James - I know who'll be to blame if England don't win from here... Sarfraz and Rizwan, the two wicketkeepers, help themselves to two singles apiece from Rashid's fifth over.

  103. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "Pakistan are going to have to take a punt soon - they're going to have to do something pretty dramatic."

  104. Pak 51-5 (target 284)

    Sarfraz is the new man, joining Mohammad Rizwan at the crease to make it two aggressive keeper-batsmen. He gets off the mark with a glide to third man. Over to Mark Mitchener to take you through to the conclusion.

  105. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "It wasn't a great cutter in that it was a little bit wide, but he flat-batted it on to the stumps. Everything is clicking into place today. That's a big wicket - the captain. He has never really played with any fluency."

  106. WICKET

    Azhar b Woakes 22 (Pak 50-5)

    Azhar Ali leaves the field

    Pakistan are crumbling like a biscuit that's been dunked slightly too long in a cup of tea. Azhar Ali is the latest man to go, giving Chris Woakes his 50th ODI wicket with a drag-on. Game over?

  107. Post update

    Charles Dagnall

    BBC Test Match Special

    "It's easier to teach things to younger players than wizened cricketers. I just had a better feeling about England today that they wouldn't make the same mistakes they made in the first match."

  108. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "If you bowl well at a new batsman here, you shouldn't got for many, and you might pick up a wicket. England need to stay disciplined, and it should all fall into place."

  109. Pak 50-4

    Mohammad Rizwan is the new batsman - you may remember him as the rather cheeky chap who taunted England about an overturned wicket during the Test series. England's fielders will not have forgotten that. He gets off the mark with a paddle sweep for two.

  110. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "That was a tame pull shot from Malik. The ball was banged into the middle of the pitch and it didn't go that quickly to mid-wicket. Real problems for Pakistan."

  111. WICKET

    Malik c Taylor b Woakes 13 (Pak 46-4)

    Chris Woakes of England celebrates with James Taylor

    Pakistan slip further into the mire as Malik perishes in almost identical fashion to Iftikhar. Bang-in ball from Woakes, mistimed pull, well caught in the leg-side infield, this time by James Taylor.

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    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "The way this match has panned out, Morgan's main concern will be that he's got to bowl at least 20 overs of spin. Against the odds, the seamers have been the most effective bowlers."

  113. Pak 41-3 (Azhar 18, Malik 11)

    Rashid hasn't let that overturned wicket knock his confidence - he's bowling with good control and keeping the batsmen on a tight leash. Just two from his latest over.

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  115. Pak 39-3 (run rate 2.56)

    At this stage, England were 81-0. Pakistan are miles in arrears, but they just have to keep plugging away. Azhar and Malik are just beginning to rotate the strike a little more freely.

  116. View from the press box

  117. Pak 34-3

    Malik celebrates his survival by working a two to square leg.

  118. Post update

    Kevin Howells

    BBC Test Match Special

    "Missing? A bit of sympathy for the umpire then as he wasn't far wrong - but he was wrong. It caught him on the back leg as though it was going to hit leg stump. Rashid thought he had his man there."

  119. Pak 31-3

    It's not hitting the stumps. Sorry Adil. Sorry Ebony. DRS suggests the ball would have skidded on and just missed the leg stump. What a shame for Rashid, who could really have done with a confidence-boosting wicket.

  120. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "It's definitely going on to hit the stumps. He's wondering if he got a bit of bat on it."

  121. Post update

    Kevin Howells

    BBC Test Match Special

    "It took an awful long time for the umpire to raise his finger, and Pakistan reviewed it straight away."

  122. Pakistan review

    England think they've got another. Rashid hits Malik on the pad and the finger goes up. But was it in line? Pakistan want another look...

  123. Pak 29-3 (Azhar 15, Malik 3)

    Woakes keeping a very tight line here and Shoaib Malik can only manage a single off the last ball.

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  125. How's stat?!

    Chris Woakes of England celebrates

    That was Chris Woakes' first wicket in seven one-day internationals.  

  126. How's stat?!

    That was Chris Woakes' first wicket in seven one-day internationals.

  127. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "It's not confidence I'm worried about with Adil Rashid, it's consistency. It's more than the odd one here and there, his full tosses are very loose."

  128. Pak 28-3

    Great opportunity for Adil Rashid, who gets to ball with a new batsman at the crease and England completely in control of the game. He begins well enough - four singles from his first over.

  129. Post update

    Ebony Rainford-Brent

    Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

    "He tried to do too much there and completely scuffed it. Big pressure here for Pakistan. But it makes such a difference for England with more runs on the board."

  130. Post update

    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC Test Match Special

    ftikhar Ahmed walks off the pitch

    "Dear me. That was one of the worst balls we've seen from England, a long-hop, to mid-on. Good catch from Willey, you can't keep him out of it, and Chris Woakes has a rather knowing smile on his face. He got away with that one."

  131. WICKET

    Iftikhar c Willey b Woakes 5 (Pak 24-3)

    Chris Woakes celebrates

    Azhar had relieved a bit of the pressure with a boundary, but debutant Iftikhar was still itching to get his own score ticking. He completely mistimes a pull and the ball arcs to mid-on, where David Willey takes a really good running catch.

  132. Post update

    Jonathan Agnew

    BBC Test Match Special

    "That's the first obvious sign of panic from Pakistan. Iftikhar pushed the ball straight to Taylor and set off, Azhar said 'no way' and Iftikhar was out if it had hit. The screw is tightening, increasing the pressure and mistakes will be made,"

  133. Pak 19-2 (Azhar 8, Iftikhar 5)

    Reece Topley delivers

    The pressure almost tells when Iftikhar gets himself stranded down the pitch in search of a much-needed single - Morgan would have got him with a direct hit. Neither of these two are natural one-day shotmakers and it shows. Iftikhar can't beat the infield from any of Topley's six deliveries, and it's a maiden.

  134. Pak 19-2 (target 284)

    Willey is really tightening the thumbscrews here - another naggingly accurate over keeps Pakistan under the cosh, just two off it.

  135. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "Increasingly, captains don't think about saving a bowler for later if it's 'going well', because of how destructive batsmen can be. If it's going well, keep them going! Azhar Ali is behind the rate and England will really want to keep the squeeze on Iftikhar, making his debut.

  136. Pak 17-2

    Some really good fielding from England in the ring - James Taylor doesn't have the longest arms but he does superbly to fling them into the path of a crisply-struck drive from Iftikhar. England turning up the heat on the debutant, but he finally gets away off his 12th delivery, hammering Topley off the back foot for four.

  137. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "It's hard to guess, but I'd think there are about 12-13,000 people here."

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    Alan Reynolds: Watching the game in Abu Dhabi and the Pakistan crowd have gone very quiet.

  139. Pak 12-2 (Azhar 6, Iftikhar 0)

    We've seen this before from Pakistan, particularly earlier this year at the World Cup - they have a tendency to lose early wickets and retreat into their shell. Which, when you're chasing 284, is a bit of a problem. Iftikhar still looking for his first ODI run.

  140. You're never too old?

    Warwickshire's Rikki Clarke, now 34, played two Tests and 20 ODIs for England between 2003 and 2006. The 39-year-old he references is the uncapped Rafatullah Mohmand.

  141. Pak 11-2

    Not much happening for Pakistan at the moment - no sign of a counterpunch, and Topley and Willey not under any pressure. Just a single from Topley's latest over.

  142. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "Willey looks like he's cruising up to stumps and not straining. When your rhythm is there you're gliding, not straining. When it clicks it seems effortless and doesn't take much energy out of you."

  143. Post update

    Charles Dagnall

    BBC Test Match Special

      "Pakistan are in a real pickle."

  144. Pak 10-2

    So debutant Iftikhar is the new man. He sees out his first two deliveries without scoring.

  145. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "That's a big wicket. Hafeez has been tormenting England with the bat for the last month. The centurion on Wednesday gone for a duck."

  146. WICKET

    Hafeez c Buttler b Willey 0 (Pak 10-2)

    David Willey celebrates

    Big wicket! Hafeez has caused England so much grief on this tour but they've dried him up and enticed him into the trap. No runs off Hafeez's first six balls and it tells as he feels desperately for a swinging delivery outside off and gets a feather through to Jos Buttler.

  147. Pak 9-1 (target 284)

    The swing back into the right-handers generated by this left-handed bowling combo is causing a few problems. They're not getting the ball off the middle of the bat at all. A quiet start for Pakistan.

  148. Post update

    Charles Dagnall

    BBC Test Match Special

    "Pitching in line. Hitting the stumps. A wise decision not to review."

  149. Pak 7-1 (Azhar 2, Hafeez 0)

    So, an immediate setback for the hosts in their pursuit of a daunting target. But the new man is Mohammad Hafeez, who has been a real thorn in England's side on this tour. Just two runs off an excellent over from Willey.

  150. WICKET

    Azam lbw Willey 4 (Pak 5-1)

    David Willey of England celebrates

    That's a better lbw shout from David Willey - and the umpire's given it! Late swing back into the pads of Babar Azam, and this time the batsman was on the back foot not the front foot. Just the ticket for England - the youngster who played so well last time is back in the hutch.

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  152. Pak 5-0 (target 284)

    Reece Topley, who bowled so well in the first match, opens up from the other end. Azam works him off the back foot for two.

  153. Post update

    Vic Marks

    Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

    "He was way down the track. It might have been missing the stumps but the umpire would have been guessing."

  154. Pak 2-0 (Azhar 1, Azam 1)

    Huge appeal as Willey strikes Azhar on the pad, but he was a long way down the track and the umpire says no. Both batsmen get off the mark with clips into the leg side.

  155. Post update

    Azhar Ali and Babar Azam are at the crease and David Willey has the ball. 284 to win. Let's go...

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    Nick Compton

    Angus Macgregor: Surely Hales has to be given a shot at the opener shot for South Africa. If not now then he's never getting in.

    Small Man Peaky: England vs SA. Both teams have X-factor batsmen in Root and de Villiers but Steyn is on a different level to Anderson.

    Luke Swales: I'd like to see Nick Compton given another chance. Never deserved the drop in the first place. Played beautifully in NZ.

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    BBC Test Match Special

    Stuart Broad on TMS: "For me, the pinnacle is always playing for England. The experience guys have got from playing in different tournaments have been brilliant, but I'd never look to put my England place in jeopardy by playing in other tournaments. If England wanted me to play there to improve my white-ball cricket, that would be different, but I'd do it."

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    BBC Test Match Special

    Stuart Broad on TMS: "I'd like to play in the World T20, experience is important at big tournaments. We just don't play very much international T20 cricket as we only play three or four games a year."

  161. Post update

    BBC Test Match Special

    England pace bowler Stuart Broad on TMS: "I'm certainly available for one-day cricket. The selectors' number one aim was for me to be as fit and firing in South Africa as possible, that means getting fit and strong and ready for Boxing Day. There's a big gap in the rankings with SA at number one and us at six, but I think the teams will be quite closely matched. I've known since the World Cup that I wouldn't play a lot of white-ball cricket this year, but after that series is over, I'd like to be involved."

  162. Post update

    BBC Test Match Special

    Now on TMS, Charles Dagnall has been speaking to Stuart Broad about his new book, looking back at that amazing spell at Trent Bridge during the Ashes. We're about 15 minutes away from the resumption...

  163. Highest ODI chases in Abu Dhabi

    Pakistan

    Only twice have teams chased more than the 284 needed by Pakistan to win an ODI in Abu Dhabi. The top three at the moment...

    Pakistan 295-6 v West Indies, 2008

    Pakistan 289-8 v South Africa, 2010

    Pakistan 254-3 v Australia, 2009

    It's also worth noting that this is only the 13th ODI to be played at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.

  164. Post update

    BBC Test Match Special

    England women's coach Mark Robinson on TMS: "The ceiling is high for these girls, there's so much more they can achieve, but there are going to be some bumps along the road. I met Charlotte Edwards for the first time and had a good couple of hours - she has a great passion for cricket and cares deeply about the game. But we've got to create an infrastructure for the women's game. Things are moving really quickly, with Sarah Taylor playing men's grade cricket in Australia for instance."

  165. Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe again

    It's all over in Mirpur - Bangladesh have beaten Zimbabwe in their first Twenty20 international, after bowling the tourists out for 131 they reached their target for the loss of six wickets, with 14 balls to spare. The Tigers previously swept the ODI series 3-0.

  166. Post update

    BBC Test Match Special

    England women's coach Mark Robinson on TMS: "Just because you start paying somebody doesn't suddenly make them a better player. These girls have only been professional for two years, we have to help them make that transition. There's been an explosion in women's sport in the last two years, some of these girls are only just out of university but the expectation is on them."

  167. Post update

    Charles Dagnall

    BBC Test Match Special

    "With central contracts and full-time professionalism, expectation now becomes that much greater for England's women - there was a disappointing performance in the Women's Ashes. The Super League seems a good idea, but there's so much still to come."

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    John Michael Poole: England 20-25 runs short there. Pakistan to comfortably chase this down. Pie man Rashid to have a stinker.

  169. Post update

    Charles Dagnall

    BBC Test Match Special

    "A number of high-calibre and high-quality people applied for the England women's job. Clare Connor told us they'd be looking for someone with international experience. Now, Mark Robinson didn't play international cricket, his coaching credentials are second to none, but it was a bit surprising as the first thing on Clare's list was international experience, although Robinson has coached the England Lions."

  170. Hales 109 - where he scored his runs

    Hales' 109 - his maiden ODI century - came off 117 balls and contained seven fours and three sixes.

    Alex Hales wagon wheel
  171. Post update

    BBC Test Match Special

    New England women's coach Mark Robinson will shortly be joining Aggers on TMS to discuss his new position...

  172. 'It was hard to score'

    England batsman Alex Hales: "It didn't spin quite as much as we expected. We saw how hard it was to score at the end there.

    "I hope 283 is enough. If we stick to our plans, get a couple of early wickets and bowl well at he death, then hopefully we can defend that."

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  174. End-of-innings scorecard

    England 283-5 (50 overs)

    Hales 109 (117), Root 63 (77), Roy 54 (57)

    Batsmen: Taylor 9* (8), Moeen 2* (2)

    Fall of wickets: 102-1 (Roy 54), 216-2 (Hales 109), 256-3 (Root 63), 270-4 (Buttler 11), 274-5 (Morgan 29)

    Bowling figures: Irfan 10-0-46-1, Anwar 9-0-48-0, Yasir 9-0-70-0, Riaz 10-0-43-3, Malik 6-0-42-0, Iftikhar 6-0-31-1

    England won toss; Pakistan lead series 1-0

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