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3rd T20I (N), Sharjah, November 30, 2015, England tour of United Arab Emirates
(20 ov, T:155) 154/7

Match tied (England won the one-over eliminator)

Player Of The Match
75 (54) & 1/8
Player Of The Series
125 runs
Super Over

12.20am: It's getting rather late so, from Gnasher and me, it's goodnight and good luck. Thanks, as ever, for your contributions to three thoroughly entertaining series between Pakistan and England out in the UAE. We'll be back for more fun and frolics soon (after a lie down). Cheerio!

12.05am: Time for the presentations... This match has gone on so long it's now Tuesday. Chris Jordan wins Smart Player for his Super Over, Chris Woakes the Most Colourful Innings, Shahid Afridi the Outstanding Performance. And Shoaib Malik is named Man of the Match for his 75 from 54 balls: "Yes I would have been very happy if we won the game but this is T20 cricket and I would like to congratulate the English team for the way they played throughout the series. We played hard but tomorrow is a new day and whatever mistakes we have made we will try to do better. I tried to clear the boundary, I'm not that strong and I couldn't, I think my hand it still struggling a bit... We need to work on certain areas, we'll sit down with the management and discuss things. I'm a senior cricketer, I need to contribute with my bowling, it's my responsiblity to deliver."

Afridi is Pakistan's Man of the Series and for England it is James Vince: "Yes, it's pleasing to contribute to the wins, it's my first series so a nice way to start. It's nice to get an opportunity, some of the situations I was in I had to steady it but I enjoyed every minute."

Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi: "I must give credit to the English team, these guys did really well in the ODIs and T20. We played well, batted well but missed the opportunity again. There were five overs we didn't bowl well, Shoaib Malik set things up and showed the batsmen the way to build an innings. England is a world-class team, we've had great preparation, lots of things have come out of this series and we will work on it. We've discussed things with the coach and we have a gap to sort things out. [Jordan] bowled well, perfect yorkers and he didn't give us any room, he really bowled well."

England captain Eoin Morgan: "It's really topped off a fantastic tour for us, I don't think we deserved to win tonight but the fight within the camp, taking it to a Super Over and Chris Jordan stood up, six perfect yorkers, brilliant stuff. He said he'd love to bowl, we set a field and he stood up to the plate. [Squad depth] That's really important for us, we haven't the privilege of a huge domestic T20 tournament, so it's important we expose our guys to pressure situations, putting our skills under pressure. Fortunately tonight we came out the better side. It's important for us to continue to develop as a team as much as we can."

11.55pm: It's nearly midnight in Abu Dhabi and England have finished their tour of the UAE in some style, wrapping up a final victory in the limited-overs leg. This is their first-ever 3-0 T20 series win and it means they swap places with Pakistan in the ICC rankings, up from No. 6 to No. 4. Chris Jordan, eh? That was some iron-grip choke-hold death bowling, but what a cracking match it was to get to that stage. England dragged themselves up from a rather sorry 86 for 6, Pakistan then recovered from 65 for 5 but Shoaib Malik's fabulous innings was not quite enough, as he fell to the penultimate ball of the innings.

Afridi to Morgan, 2 runs

tossed up on off, Morgan drives it down the ground, to the left of long-off, they decide to go for a second, the winning run... and Anwar can't collect with the run-out beckoning! England have won, Buttler sliding home on his shirtfront to seal victory in their very first Super Over!

Afridi to Buttler, 1 run

flighted topspinner, Buttler drives through the covers, past the infield but there's a man sweeping on the boundary

Afridi to Buttler, no run

full on the stumps, Buttler reverses the hands and connects well but he sends it to Rafatullah on the bounce at backward point, he gets the throw in looking for the run-out but the batsman had regained his ground - another dot ball!

Afridi to Morgan, 1 run

tossed up, around off stump from over the wicket, Morgan elects to push one through mid-off and take the single

Afridi to Morgan, no run

Morgan to face, Afridi slides a loopy legbreak across outside off and he fails to connect... a good start!

Of course, Pakistan can still make this exciting again, it's possible to bowl England out by taking two wickets... Afridi is going to bowl, England send out Buttler and Morgan

SUPER OVER 1 - END OF OVER3 runs • 1 wicket
PAK: 3/1CRR: 3.00 

A masterful display of death bowling from Chris Jordan means England will only need to hit four from their six balls to take the game... That's actually a bit of an anti-climax

Jordan to Umar Akmal, OUT

bowled him! Leg stump out of he ground as Umar went across his stumps attempting to ramp the ball to fine leg... He missed, Jordan hit and Pakistan have managed just three from their Super Over!

Umar Akmal b Jordan 1 (3b 0x4 0x6)
Jordan to Umar Akmal, no run

brilliant from Jordan! Yorker outside off, Umar crunches it into the ground and straight back to the bowler - another dot

Jordan to Afridi, 1 leg bye

he backs away, Jordan follows him, 90mph delivery at his toes, big swing and a miss, the ball spoons into the off side, just one again

Jordan to Umar Akmal, 1 run

pitched up, full bunger on middle and off, Umar clubs it through midwicket, can't get any elevation - just one to the man in the deep

Jordan to Afridi, 1 leg bye

another attempted yorker, comes out as a full toss on the pads and he goes for the almighty heave but misses. They take a legbye as the ball trickles to square leg

Jordan to Afridi, no run

Jordan goes full on the pads, Afridi swings across the line and fails to connect! Nutmegs him and Buttler does well to grab it - dot ball