England Beats Pakistan by 14 runs in the First T-20
England defeated Pakistan by 14 runs in their first T-20 played in Dubai.
Chasing 160, Pakistan, led by Shahid Afridi, could manage 146 with no batsman crossing the 30 run mark. Topley and Plunket were the pick of the English bowlers with each bagging 3 wickets each.
Earlier England won the toss and decided to bat first. Playing first, England scored 160 with the loss of 5 wickets. Billings with a 26 ball 53 runs was the highest scorer for England with useful contributions of 45 and 41 by Morgan and Vince respectively.