Pakistan thrash England by 31 runs in 1st T20

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Babar Azam led from the front as Pakistan beat England by 31 runs in the first Twenty20 international at Trent Bridge on Friday despite a blistering hundred from Liam Livingstone.

Pakistan captain Azam made 85 and shared an opening stand of 150 with Mohammad Rizwan in a national record T20 total of 232-6.

But Livingstone gave the hosts hope with a 42-ball century, EnglandĀ“s quickest in a T20 international and the fifth fastest of all-time, hitting six fours and nine sixes on his way to three figures.