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ICC Champions Trophy: England bowled out for 211 by Pakistan in first semis

In the end, it was Ben Stokes' 34, which helped England cross the 200-mark

Press Trust of India  |  Cardiff 

Pakistan vs England, ICC Champions Trophy 2017
Pakistan's players celebrate taking the wicket of England's Moeen Ali during the ICC Champions Trophy semifinal cricket match between England and Pakistan at The Cardiff Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Photo: PTI

were bowled out for 211 by in the first semifinal of the Champions Trophy here today.

Put into bat, England's top order batsmen -- (46), (43) and Eoin Morgan (33) -- made useful contributions but they lost wickets regulary due to the sustained pressure from bowlers.

In the end, it was Ben Stokes' 34, which helped cross the 200-mark.

Among bowlers, Hasan Ali (3/35) took three wickets, while and Junaid Khan (2/42) and debutant Rumman Raees (2/44) snapped two each, while young Shadab Khan (1/40) scalped one wicket to contribute to the team.

Brief score:

England: 211 allout in 49.5 overs (46; Hasan Ali 3/35).

First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 18:50 IST
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