English player Moeen Ali says he was a bit disappointed with the food in Lahore but rated Karachi’s food ‘very nice. Ali expressed these views in the post-match press conference after clinching victory 4-3 in a seven T20I series against Pakistan.
“It was a good series for us as English players performed well throughout the series,” he said.
“Efforts were required for come back in series after losing two matches continuously, though I am happy to see that batters and bowlers accepted the challenge and won the series,” he added.
England cricket team toured Pakistan after seventeen years making it a historic series for cricket in Pakistan. The tour of the team was vital to resume international cricket in Pakistan which was suspended after a terror attack on the Sri Lankan team in 2007. England will again visit Pakistan in December for the Test series.
Moeen Ali also talked about the hospitality they received in Pakistan. “Food wise. I’ve been a little bit disappointed in Lahore. Karachi was nice,” said the English captain.
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He also expressed satisfaction over the security arrangements. “The security has been outstanding and much more than we expected. We were looked after very well,” he said.
Series were immensely enjoyed by cricket fans in Pakistan. Both the teams played some nail-biting matches in the series. Pakistan remained unlucky in the final match of the series and failed to chase the target.
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Dawid Malan hit a brilliant half-century and pace bowler Chris Woakes took three wickets as England thrashed Pakistan by 67 runs in Lahore on Sunday to win the seven-match T20 international series 4-3.
Malan hit a 47-ball 78 not out and was ably supported by Harry Brook (46 not out) and Ben Duckett (30) to lift England to 209-3 in 20 overs.
The visitors then restricted the home team to 142-8 to end their first tour to Pakistan in 17 years with a series victory.
England won the first, third, sixth, and seventh games while Pakistan won the second, fourth and fifth.
The result denied Pakistan their first T20I multi-game series win over England, who have won five while drawing the other two.