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09-23-2010, 11:04 PM #1
Pakistan lose ODI series
SOUTHAMPTON, Sept 22: Eoin Morganís latest match-winning century saw England to a crushing 121 run-victory against Pakistan as they took the five-match one-day series 3-2 on Wednesday to end a scandal-marred season.
Success meant England had won consecutive Test (3-1), Twenty20 (2-0) and limited overs series against a Pakistan side whose tour was overshadowed by Ďspot-fixingí allegations.
Morgan made 107 not out in a total of 256 for six after England had slumped to 47 for three following captain Andrew Straussís decision to bat first.
Pakistan, who had been 2-0 down in this series, saw openers Kamran Akmal and Mohammad Hafeez put on fifty in just 47 balls featuring 10 boundaries. But Stuart Broad took two wickets in two balls to leave Pakistan 63 for two.
Hafeez went for 29, courtesy of the latest brilliant backward point catch by Paul Collingwood and fast bowler Broad then had Asad Shafiq caught behind by wicketkeeper Steven Davies....being a human...