Abdul Razzaq produced a blistering innings of 46 not out from 18 balls as Pakistan squared the two-match Twenty20 series in dramatic style in Dubai
Paul Collingwood, and his opposite number, Shoaib Malik, had to concede that Abdul Razzaq's ferocious late onslaught in the second Twenty20 in Dubai had taken the breath away.
Kevin Pietersen produced arguably his most composed innings since his return from Achilles surgery, while Eoin Morgan continued the improvisatory form as Pakistan were overwhelmed by an unbeaten 112-run partnership
Paul Collingwood declared that he was "excited" by the manner of England's seven-wicket victory in the first Twenty20 against Pakistan in Dubai
Cricinfo previews the two Twenty20 Internationals between Pakistan and England in Dubai
After a disastrous Australian tour, Pakistan's confidence will not have been helped as they were overcome by an inexperienced Pakistan A in their warm-up game ahead of the twenty20 series against England.
Paul Collingwood, England's captain for the Twenty20 series against Pakistan, has warned against underestimating his team's opposition, despite their woeful tour of Australia during which they failed to secure a single win.
Kamran Akmal has paid the price for his fumbles in Australia by being dropped from Pakistan's Twenty20 squad to take on England in Dubai
Despite the return of regular captain Shahid Afridi, the PCB does not want to change leaders in the middle of tours