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T20 World Cup 2022 Final: England beats Pakistan by 5 wickets

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T20 World Cup 2022 Final

England were crowned the champions after they defeated Pakistan by 5 wickets in the final at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia. They are the first team to hold the ODI and T20 World Cups at the same time after their memorable win over New Zealand in the 2019 50-over final at Lord’s. England also emulated West Indies to become only the second team in the history of the competition to lift two titles in the T20 World Cup.

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England were in the box-seat after captain Jos Buttler won the toss and elected to field first, restricting Pakistan to just 8-137. Ben Stokes used all his experience to score 52 from 49 balls just when his team needed it most as England chased down Pakistan’s meagre total of 137/8 with six deliveries remaining at the MCG.

T20 World Cup 2022 Final: Final score

  • PAK: 137-8 (20)
  • ENG: 138-5 (19)

T20 World Cup 2022 Final: Interesting points

  • T20WC Men’s Player of the Tournament: Sam Curran (12 wickets in six matches);
  • Sam Curran was adjudged the man of the match for his performance where he took three wickets for just 12 runs from his four overs in the game;
  • Over 80,000 people attended the finals of the T20 World Cup in Australia.

Here are the Playing XI of both teams:

England Playing XI:

  1. Jos Buttler(w/c),
  2. Alex Hales,
  3. Philip Salt,
  4. Ben Stokes,
  5. Harry Brook,
  6. Liam Livingstone,
  7. Moeen Ali,
  8. Sam Curran,
  9. Chris Woakes,
  10. Chris Jordan,
  11. Adil Rashid

Pakistan Playing XI:

  1. Babar Azam (c),
  2. Mohammad Rizwan (wk),
  3. Mohammad Haris,
  4. Shan Masood,
  5. Iftikhar Ahmed,
  6. Shadab Khan,
  7. Mohammad Nawaz,
  8. Mohammad Wasim Jr,
  9. Naseem Shah,
  10. Haris Rauf,
  11. Shaheen Afridi.

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