England seal ODI series with 52-run win over Pakistan


Lewis Gregory starred with both bat and ball as England beat Pakistan by 52 runs in the second one-day international at Lord’s on Saturday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in a three-match series.

Set 248 to win in a game reduced to 47 overs per side by rain, Pakistan were dismissed for 195.

Somerset pace-bowling all-rounder Gregory, in just a second match at this level, struck with his first ball on Saturday on the way to 3-44 as England won with six overs to spare.

That followed the Somerset all-rounder’s valuable 40 and a stand of 69 with Brydon Carse (31), in a maiden ODI innings for both members of the eighth-wicket duo, after England had slumped to 160-7.