Phil Salt powers England to emphatic victory and levels series with Pakistan

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So this see-saw T20 series, the longest ever played between two international teams, has tipped again. England won the sixth match by eight wickets with 33 balls to spare. Which means everything is level at three matches each. Sunday’s game will be decisive.

England’s top order finally clicked, in the same way the pill will eventually land on your lucky number if you keep spinning the roulette wheel. Phil Salt, who had made 71 runs in his last eight T20 innings for England, splattered 88 runs across the Gaddafi Stadium, off just 41 balls. It was a brilliant knock, all vicious pulls and swingeing cuts and rocketing drives which skipped across the outfield so quickly that the chasing fielders seemed to move like molasses in January in comparison.

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Written by Andy Bull at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore
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