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England set 251 runs target against Pakistan

SYDNEY: England scored 250 runs batting first against Pakistan in second and last warm-up match for both teams being played at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

Joe Root scored tremendous half century keeping the score board ticking for England after middle order failure. He scored outstanding 85 runs.

Gray Ballance scored a half century as well. He made 57 facing 81 deliveries. England made 250 runs on loss of 8 wickets. Pakistan have rested the main fast bowler Mohammad Irfan in the match.

Yasir Shah picked up three wickets while Sohail Khan managed to strike twice for the Green-Shirts. Pakistan need 252 runs to win.