The second T20 International match of the three-match series between Pakistan and England was played on July 18 at Headingley, Leeds. Pakistan had to face defeat by 43 runs in this match. After being invited to bat first, England scored 200 runs in 19.5 overs before getting all out.
England’s star batsman Liam Livingstone, who scored a century in the first T20 International of the series, batted superbly in Eng vs Pak 2nd T20I match as well. Livingstone yet again flaunted his power-hitting ability and scored 38 runs off 23 balls. During his innings, he hit three brilliant sixes. Out of these sixes, he hit two sixes off Pakistan’s fast bowler Harris Rauf. One six was so huge that the ball had gone outside the stadium!
In the 16th over, Livingstone hammered a fuller from Harris Rauf out of the park.
England Cricket has tweeted the video via its official Twitter handle. The mammoth six by Livingstone during Eng vs Pak 2nd T20I is being discussed a lot, some fans are also calling it “the biggest six in T20 International”.
Jos Buttler captained England in this match in absence of regular skipper Eoin Morgan. Butler scored 59 runs off 39 balls and Moeen Ali played a brilliant innings of 36 runs off 16 balls.
Butler, Moeen and Livingstone scored the most runs for England. Apart from these three, no batsman could even reach the score of 20 runs. Harris Rauf took two wickets for Pakistan, but also gave away 48 runs. In reply, Pakistan could only manage 155/9 in 20 overs. For England, Saqib Mahmood took three, while Moeen Ali took two wickets. With this win, England has leveled the series 1-1.