As the match was in full swing, rain interrupted the 16th over. The rain stood and played until the last. Thus, the competition was announced to be abandoned.
The Pakistani bowlers controlled the run speed by throwing the ball well. Imad Wasim and Sadaf Khan took two wickets each. Iftar Ahmed took one wicket.
Speaking after the match, Tom Benton said: I had a hard time facing the balls in the beginning. The bowlers gave crisis. It was only after the spinners came to bowl that I recovered from the crisis and showed a better game. ”
In the 10th over bowled by spinner Sadab Khan, Tom Benton hit two consecutive sixes off 33 balls with four fours and three sixes.
The match was stopped due to rain after 16.1 overs were bowled. The referees announced that the match would be abandoned as the rain continued to pour. The other two T20 matches are scheduled for August 30 and September 1 in Manchester.
England won the previous three-match Test series 1-0.