Third Test: Pakistan vs. England: Ben Stokes and Brendon McCullum win 3-0 to sweep the series; Hammer Pakistan by Eight Wickets

England Completes Historic Series Sweep in Pakistan with Eight-wicket Win in Third and Final Cricket Test on Tuesday

In the third and final cricket Test on Tuesday

England’s tenacious lineup prevailed by eight wickets to complete a historic sweep of Pakistan in the series.

England needed an additional 55 runs to win the day.

But it reached 170-2 in 38 minutes to win its first test tour of Pakistan in 17 years with more than a day to spare.

It was Pakistan’s first 3-0 defeat in a three-match home series.

In the second innings, Pakistan was defeated by 18-year-old rookie Rehan Ahmed (5-48) for 216 runs, giving England a modest target of 167 for victory.

Ben Duckett started his innings on 50 and went on to score 82 runs off 78 balls.

Skipper Ben Stokes ended his team’s dominant Bazball’ style of aggressive cricket with a 35-not-out score.

Agha Salman was unable to hold onto a difficult chance from Stoke at long-on with England just 19 runs away from a memorable victory.

Following a thrilling 26-run victory at Multan on a slow-turning track in four days

England won the first test on a flat wicket in Rawalpindi by 74 runs in dim light on the final day.

On Day 3, Pakistan’s batters were defeated by Rehan Ahmed in the team’s fortress, the National Stadium.

In the final session, England reached 112-2 thanks to the aggressive batting of Zak Crawley (41 runs) and Duckett.

It was Pakistan’s first defeat at the National Stadium in 15 years, their third in 45 test matches.

Before South Africa won a test match there seven years later, England was the first team to defeat Pakistan there in 2000.

After Australia defeated Pakistan in the final test earlier this year to win the two-test series 1-0, the 3-0 defeat was Pakistan’s fourth consecutive home test loss.

England’s aggressive gameplan, which began at home this summer and has now seen them win nine of the last ten test matches, has kept Pakistan at bay for the last three weeks.

Pakistan was unable to find the right combination to counter England’s aggressive gameplan.

Before the Proteas lost the series 2-1, England’s only defeat during that time period came against South Africa at Lord’s.

With three test centuries in a row on tour, young Harry Brook perfectly replaced the injured Jonny Bairstow and amassed 468 runs.

Before Pakistan gave in to Ahmed’s legspin in the second innings, his 111 at Karachi gave England a crucial 50-run lead in the first innings.

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