England strengthened their popularity because the masters of short-form cricket by clinching the Twenty20 World Cup with a five-wicket conquer Pakistan in Australia on Sunday.
After limiting Pakistan to 137-8, England struggled for a interval in the midst of the chase, earlier than all-rounder Ben Stokes lifted the tempo with 5 overs remaining in Melbourne.
He scored 52 not-out to guide his aspect over the road in entrance of an electrical crowd of over 80,000 on the MCG.
It capped off what had been a miserly bowling efficiency from England, with a notable spell from Sam Curran, who took 3-12 from 4 overs. Curran was named each the participant of the match and participant of the match.
Pakistan’s star tempo bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi injured himself whereas taking a catch to take away England’s Harry Brook with the ultimate nonetheless within the steadiness. With Afridi out and Stokes firing — England all the time seemed more likely to attain the goal.
The victory means England turn out to be the primary workforce to carry each the boys’s 20 and 50-over world titles.
England captain Jos Buttler stated he was “immensely proud” of his workforce’s efficiency.