In this match played at the Old Trafford ground, the England batsman took a very aggressive stance and thrashed the bowlers fiercely.
Pakistan’s batsmen could not perform unitedly in this match. (symbolic picture)
The Pakistan cricket team is currently on a tour of England under the leadership of Babar Azam. The team got a clean sweep in the three-match ODI series, after which both the countries are now facing each other in the T20 series. The match we are talking about was also played between Pakistan and England. The day was also today i.e. 19th July. But the only difference is that this match was held in 1982 in Manchester. In this match, England defeated Pakistan (England vs Pakistan) by 73 runs to win the series and during this, the batsman of the host team of a Pakistani bowler had hit four sixes in a row.
Actually, in the match played on 19 July 1982, England team scored 295 runs in 55 overs, losing 8 wickets while batting first. For England, Mike Gatting played the highest innings of 76 runs before being run out. In his innings of 81 balls, he also hit 8 fours and 1 six. Apart from him, Ian Botham scored 49 runs in 28 balls with the help of two fours and four sixes. Botham hit these four sixes on the ball of Pakistani bowler Iqbal Qasim. Apart from Botham, Derek Pringle contributed 34 off 45 balls and David Gower contributed 33 runs off 50 balls. For Pakistan, Imran Khan showed two batsmen the way to the pavilion.
The entire team of Pakistan was reduced ten overs ago.
The matches then used to be of 60 overs. In such a situation, this goal was not very easy, then it was not too difficult. In this hope, the Pakistani team came out to bat. But despite lakhs of efforts, the entire team was bundled out for 222 runs in 49.4 overs. If the team had been successful in playing the remaining 10.2 overs also, then the result of the match could have been different. Wasim Raja scored the highest 60 runs for Pakistan. He hit 6 fours and two sixes in his 61-ball innings. Captain Imran Khan and opener Mudassar Nazar played an innings of 31-31 runs to increase the score of the team. Five bowlers were tried for England and all took wickets. Geoff Miller and Derek Pringle took two wickets each. In this way, England won this match by 73 runs.
This Sri Lankan player kept troubling the ball on the pitch, took retirement after the match against India