Pakistan made it back-to-back wins against England

Tourists beat Kent by 100 runs in their opening round in Beckenham on Saturday and defeated Northants with eight wickets in Wantage Road on Monday after outperforming the hosts’ 273-6.

Pakistani opening fixtures Imam-ul-Haq and Zaman recklessly made the hosts’ bowlers 157 points for the first wicket, the latter drawing his three pieces from 77 balls before Nathan Buck rolled 101 for four balls four-handed.

After half a century, Ian Holland’s Imam was mesmerized – the Allrounder claimed his first wicket for Northants since signing from Hampshire – but Babar Azam (68no) and Captain Sarfraz Ahmed (30no) remained home with nine overss ,

Cobb’s Career Best List A score came from 145 deliveries and had 12 fours and six sixs, but was the only innings that was notable for the hosts. Brett Hutton was the second highest score with 27 points.

Each of the bowlers employed by Pakistan scored a goal, including Mohammad Amir – Seamer bowler Richard Levi with the first ball of the match as he hopes to step into his country’s World Cup 15 after being eliminated from the preliminary squad.

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