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England beat Pakistan by 45 runs in 2nd T20

18 Jul, 2021
Jos Buttler hits a shot during the second T20 international against Pakistan. — AFP Photo
Jos Buttler hits a shot during the second T20 international against Pakistan. — AFP Photo

LEEDS, United Kingdom: England beat Pakistan by 45 runs in the second Twenty20 international at Headingley on Sunday as the hosts levelled a three-match series at 1-1.

Jos Buttler, returning to the side as captain in place of the rested Eoin Morgan, top-scored with 59 in England's 200.

Pakistan were well-placed at 71-1 in the ninth over before losing five wickets for 34 runs in an eventual total of 155-9.

The series concludes at Old Trafford on Tuesday.