Wicket-keeper Jos Butler's unbeaten 110-run knock of 55 in the second innings led Pakistan to 12 runs in the second one-day match against hosts England. England, after losing the first one-day rain, won the five-match series 1-0 by 1-0.
England, on Saturday night, used the opportunity to bat first in Southampton. Two opener Jason Rae and Jonny Bairstow put on 115 runs in 19 overs. Bairstow was out caught by Fakhar Zaman for Shahin Shah Afridi 51 off 45 balls.
Another opener Jason Rae stopped the chances of a century, but he stopped at 87 runs. He hit six fours and three sixes in the 98th over, and he was caught by Imad Wasim caught by Hasan Ali. If two opener Half-Centuries were scored, Joe Root, who got down to number three, was caught by 40 runs while spinner Yasir Shah
Root was out for 211 runs as the third batsman in the 36th over of the innings. Captain Eoin Morgan and Butler were then attacked by Pakistan's bowlers. They added 162 runs in the last 89 balls.
Morgan scored an unbeaten 71 off 48 balls with six fours and a six, and Batllar scored 110 not out off 55 balls with nine fours and nine sixes. Pakistan's Shahin Shah Afridi, Hasan Ali and Yasir Shah took one wicket each.
Pakistan, who got a 92-run opening partnership in 374 runs for the win, won the toss and elected to bat first. Opener Imam El Haq was dismissed for 35 while another opener Fakhar Zaman picked up his fourth century of ODI career. Zaman finished with 13 fours and four sixes in his 138-ball knock.
Babur Azam and Asif Ali kept the hopes of winning Pakistan after playing two innings with 51 runs. But in the end Pakistan needs to increase their run-rate, which the batsmen fail to pick. Pakistan, at the end of the match, scored 361 runs for 7 wickets. Captain Sarfaraz remained unbeaten on 33 runs. Wiley of England took 2 wickets.