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Ben Stokes and Sam Curran lead England to the T20 World Cup trophy

APK vs. ENG highlights from the T20 World Cup Final: On Sunday, England and Pakistan played in the tournament’s championship game. Ben Stokes helped England defeat Pakistan by 138 runs with an undefeated 52 off 49 balls.

England defeated Pakistan by five wickets to win the Twenty20 World Cup on Sunday, becoming the first team to win both the 50-over and 20-over championships in the history of the game thanks in large part to the contributions of Ben Stokes and Sam Curran.

With player-of-the-match Curran taking 3-12 and Adil Rashid contributing 2-22, Jos Buttler’s team limited Pakistan to 137/8 in front of a partisan 80,462 spectators at a packed Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Sam Curran
England’s Sam Curran displays his trophies after the ICC men’s Twenty20 World Cup 2022 Final between Pakistan and England at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne on November 13, 2022. (Photo by Surjeet YADAV / AFP)

England reached 138/5 with six balls remaining because of the experience and cool heads of Stokes (52 not out) and Moeen Ali (19). Receive real-time updates on the Pakistan vs. England T20 World Cup final cricket match.

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After 2010, this is England’s second T20 World Cup victory. With the ball, England played outstandingly, limiting Pakistan to 137/8. The English batting lineup is led by Sam Curran (3/12). England was down to 45/3 in the 138-point chase before the powerplay. But Stokes (52*) once again produced in a crucial game to lead his team to victory.

In the opening over of the 138-run chase, England’s opener Alex Hales was out for just one run when Shaheen Afridi’s delivery crashed through his wickets. Alongside captain Jos Buttler was Phil Salt. Young pacer Naseem Shah was assaulted by the pair, who ran him over for three fours with the leader hitting two.

Pakistan was kept in check by England’s bowlers, who took two wickets in 10 overs and only gave up 68 runs. Babar Azam was out for 32 off 28 in the 11th over of the play, another example of Rashid’s sticking.

After being reintroduced into the attack, Stokes proved to everyone why he is so well-known by bowling Iftikhar Ahmed out for a 6-ball duck.

Then Sam Curran dealt Pakistan another setback as he struck out well-positioned and aggressive batsman Masood for 38 runs off 28 balls. When Woakes took the easiest of catches in the 17th over, Chris Jordan joined the fun and dismissed Shadab.

As he removed Mohammad Nawaz, Curran once more shook the Pakistani batting order. Jordan bowled Mohammad Wasim Jr. out for four runs off eight deliveries in the tenth over of the innings, allowing England to hold Pakistan to 137/8 in the twenty-over game.

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